Business Studies and Cases

LCA in Practice / Business Studies and Cases

We have gathered in this page several works developed by the Rede ACV’s associates on the subject of LCA. In the following table are gathered experiences of several companies, from different sectors, in the use and application of LCA in their products (goods and services), in portfolio management and in specific cases. More details about the study/project/company case can be found in the

Project Name Type Company Product(s) Analyzed(s) Sector Conclusion Year Access Link
Circular Economy guide Publication Rede Empresarial Brasileira de Avaliação de Ciclo de Vida (Rede ACV) Management Management 2024
Rede ACV: 10 years of positive impacts Management Rede Empresarial Brasileira de Avaliação de Ciclo de Vida (Rede ACV) Publication Management 2023
LCA Maturity Assessment Management Rede Empresarial Brasileira de Avaliação de Ciclo de Vida (Rede ACV) Management Management 2022
White Paper ISO 14044 x business practice Publication Rede ACV Practical guide Business 2022
ICVCalc Tool Embrapa Ag inventories Agriculture 2022
Carbon Booklet Booklet Rede ACV Carbon All 2022
Fashion Yarns Publication Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) Circular Economy & LCA Textile 2021
PestLCI Model Publication Embrapa Pesticides Agro 2021
El Agua nos Une LCA Single Category Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) Aluminum foil, cellulose bale, concrete Industry 2021
Collection of Greenhouse Gas Emission and and Removal of Greenhouse Gases of Brazilian Agriculture Publication Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e Abastecimento NA Agro 2020
Circular Economy Position Paper Publication Rede ACV Circular Economy & LCA Business 2020
Circular Economy White Paper Publication Rede ACV Circular Economy & LCA Business 2020
Collection of Greenhouse Gas Emission and and Removal of Greenhouse Gases of Brazilian Cattle Raising Publication Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e Abastecimento NA Agro 2020
Circular Economy Position Paper - two-pager Publication Rede ACV Circular Economy & LCA Business 2020
Minimize solid waste generation Publication IBICT Conceptual guide Waste 2020
Brazilian Beef Carbon Footprint (PCCBB) LCA Single Category Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) Beef Agro 2019
S-in-Motion LCA Single Category ArcelorMittal Brasil Global Automotive & Mobility Solutions Automotive 2019
EPD CA-60 Steel Rebar Single Product LCA ArcelorMittal Brasil Rebar, welded mesh and truss Construction 2019
EPD Steel Annealed Single Product LCA ArcelorMittal Brasil Anneals and nails Construction 2019
ASPIPP Agricultural Practices Publication Fundação Espaço ECO Project Agro 2019
Steligence LCA + Social + Economic ArcelorMittal Brasil Steel solutions for Civil Construction Construction 2019
LCA Frozen Food Packaging Comparative LCA Braskem Flexible plastic packaging (PE and PET) and carton packaging for frozen nuggets Packaging 2018
RenovaCalc LCA Single Category Embrapa Biofuels Agro 2018
LCA of Brazilian cement products Single Product LCA Instituto de Pesquisas Tecnológicas (IPT) Cement, concrete and aggregates Construction 2018
Ready walkways Single Product LCA ArcelorMittal Brasil Walkways, Civil Construction Construction 2018
EPD Reinforcing Steel in Bars Single Product LCA ArcelorMittal Brasil Bars Construction 2018
LCA Ceramic Plates Sector Sectorial LCA CCB Ceramic Plates for Coatings Construction 2017
LCA of animal protein produced in Brazil: carbon footprint impact on the chain Single Category LCA Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) Animal protein Agro 2017
Waste Derived Fuel Comparative LCA Votorantim Cimentos CDR Coprocessing Waste 2017
CiViA: Experiences and reflections on product life cycle management in Brazilian companies NA Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) Book Business 2017
Thermoplastic Resins' PCR Product Category Rule Rede ACV Thermoplastic Resins Plastics 2017
Inclusion of LCA as a strategic theme in the Brazilian company Duratex Single Product LCA Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) Tap Industry 2017
Industrialised mortar Comparative LCA Votorantim Cimentos Mortar Construction 2017
Carbon footprint assessment of a wind power plant in Brazil: enhancing product value and life cycle management at Copel LCA Single Category Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) Wind power plant Energy 2017
Carbon and water footprint of hydrous ethanol from Brazilian sugarcane produced by Odebrecht Agroindustrial Single Product LCA Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) Hydrated ethanol Agro 2017
LCA of Pallets in Brazil Comparative LCA Braskem Traditional wooden pallets and alternative plastic pallets Infrastructure 2017
LCA from the perspective of the water footprint of a jeans trousers LCA Single Category Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) Jeans pants Textile 2016
EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) Single Product LCA Votorantim Cimentos Cements, mortar and concrete Construction 2016
Carbon footprint of a jeans produced in Brazil and the influence of the use stage scenarios LCA Single Category Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) Jeans pants Textile 2016
Concrete roads Comparative LCA Votorantim Cimentos Concrete Infrastructure 2016
Comparative carbon footprint of eco-efficient concrete LCA Single Category Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) Concrete Construction 2016
Sustainable purchasing & major events: life cycle assessment as a tool for consumption decisions LCA Single Category Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) Soccer match, plastic bag, food plate, paper pamphlet, cleaning product (disinfectant), MDF (furniture) and cotton shirt Sustainable procurement 2015
LCA of Surgical Kits Comparative LCA Braskem Disposable (non-woven, PP) and reusable surgical kits (cotton) Health 2015
LCA of Promotional Bags Comparative LCA Braskem Promotional Green PE and Kraft paper bag Retail 2015
LCA of Paint Buckets Comparative LCA Braskem Paint buckets Packaging 2015
Walmart's E2E third edition Publication ITAL/CETEA Project Retail 2013
LCA of Chocolate Packaging Comparative LCA Braskem Plastic (green PP and fossil PP) and steel chocolate packaging Packaging 2013
Sustainable Purchasing: The strength of public and corporate consumption for a green and inclusive economy Book Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) NA Sustainable procurement 2012
Walmart's E2E second edition Publication ITAL/CETEA Project Retail 2011
Walmart's E2E first edition Publication ITAL/CETEA Project Retail 2010