Product Data Technology (PDT) Impact on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA); the case of CASCADE and DEPUIS

Anna Moreno, Anna Amato, Musadaq Hanandi


This paper presents the cases of CASCADE (Co-operation and Standards for life Cycle Assessment Data in Europe) and DEPUIS (Design Environmental friendly Product Using information Standards), two projects that aimed at improving the eco-design of new products and services through an innovative implementation of ISO information standards. The paper presents an overview of the projects' objectives and results, thru highlighting the best practices for software manufacturers, consultants, suppliers, and customers, in improving   Product Data Technology (PDT) integration during the implementation process of different manufacturing software’s and applications inside their firms.

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