ecoinvent - a not-for-profit association founded by ETHZ, EPFL, PSI, Empa and ART - is the world's leading supplier of consistent and transparent life cycle inventory (LCI) data of renown quality. With the ecoinvent database v2.2 and brand new v3.0 ecoinvent offers science-based, industrial, international life cycle assessment (LCA) and life cycle management (LCM) data and services.
Find out more about the brand new ecoinvent version 3 database:
Key Features of ecoinvent v3:
More System Models
New and updated datasets in the fields of electricity production, recycling activities, chemical production, fruit and vegetables, and many other sectors.
New Water Flows
Consistent modelling of water inputs and outputs in most parts of the database for impact of water use and consumption.
All products in our database now come with information on physical and other properties, such as dry mass, wet mass, carbon content, etc.
New Global Supply Chains
The new version of ecoinvent contains global supply chains for many products, allowing a more integrated perspective on products and processes. This implies that we have markets for all products.
New data quality guidelines to ensure coherent data acquisition and reporting