ecoinvent - the world's most

consistent & transparent

life cycle inventory database

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ecoinvent version 3

The ecoinvent version 3 database is the third major release in the long history of the ecoinvent Centre. The latest version 3.1 includes hundreds of new and updated datasets.

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Gain access to our fully transparent life cycle inventory database, including unlinked unit processes as well as life cycle inventory results and impact assessment results. To buy a licence directly through ecoinvent you will first have to register as a new user. You would like to use ecoinvent in an LCA software? Then get in touch with one of our resellers!

What We Do

ecoinvent is the world's leading Life Cycle Inventory database which delivers both in terms of transparency and consistency.


The ecoinvent database allows you to conduct environmental studies on different levels of detail. 


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The ecoinvent website offers several sources of information to get you off to a flying start with ecoinvent version 3.


Forum for ecoinvent 3


Introduction to ecoinvent 3


Latest News

02 July 2015

ecoinvent at CILCA 2015

Are you planning on going to this year's CILCA? Then don't miss the special session on the ecoinvent database!


27 May 2015

Register for a free ecoinvent webinar!

The introduction to ecoinvent 3 webinar will get you off to a flying start with the new version of the database.


Cássia Maria Lie Ugaya, Federal University of Technology - Paraná


«We have been using ecoinvent since the first version, because it is possible to understand what is behind each data and to adapt whenever needed. Now with ecoinvent v3 this becomes even more promising, as adapted datasets can be reviewed and joined to the core database.»


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