ecoinvent - the world's most

consistent & transparent

life cycle inventory database

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ecoinvent version 3.4

With Version 3.4 over 1'000 new and updated datasets were added in four different sectors: plastics recycling, chemicals, natural gas and electricity.

Learn more about ecoinvent 3.4

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July 30, 2018: ecoinvent version 3.5 is coming soon!


Are you curious about ecoinvent version 3.5? Then sign up for our Newsletter or find out here which data we prepared for you this year.

What We Do

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


The ecoinvent database provides well documented process data for thousands of products, helping you make truly informed choices about their environmental impact. Who we are

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Here are just some links to get you off to a flying start with ecoinvent version 3.


Introduction to ecoinvent 3 

Forum for ecoinvent 3



List of all ecoinvent 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 us, please register as a new user. You would like to use ecoinvent in an LCA software? Then get in touch with one of our resellers!

ecoinvent in a Nutshell

Grasp the essentials of ecoinvent in as little as 2 minutes.


As ecoinvent offers so many features and possibilities it can prove a challenge to briefly summarise its benefits. We've created a short video sharing the essentials.