Call for papers

The organizer is currently calling authors for submitting their papers on “The Role of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for Supporting Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP)”. The authors are invited to contribute their scientific and practical views on how to deal with LCA in all production sectors which are dealt and encouraged SCP. The SCP is one of programs to realize the Post-Millineum Development Goals Program or Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030. We expect, the authors will bring their experiences in the conference and write it in the articles, which is planned to be published in ILCAN-Journal or Conference Proceeding.

The themes of articles could be as follow:

  • Sustainable Consumption and Production
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Green Manufacturing and Economic
  • Production System
  • Green Building/Construction
  • Quality Assurance
  • Carbon- and Water Footprint,
  • and not limited to above themes

Theme 1: Sustainable Innovation driven by Policy Targets

  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Resource Efficiency
  • Circular Economy
  • Regulatory Innovation
  • Sustainable Consumption and Production
  • Impact-oriented Reporting
  • and not limited to above sub-themes

Theme 2: Sustainable Innovation in Businesses and Industries

  • Triple Bottom Line approach
  • Business Model Innovation & Disruption
  • Strategic and market implications
  • Stakeholder involvement
  • Stakeholder analysis: ecoinnovation demands, drivers, barriers, motivation
  • Sustainable finance and responsible investment
  • Consumer Driven Innovation
  • System innovation
  • Process innovation
  • Innovation in supply chains management
  • Frugal innovation
  • Responsible Innovation
  • and not limited to above sub-themes

Theme 3: Sustainable Innovation through Systems Approaches

  • Sustainable Innovation
  • Systems thinking and corporate innovation
  • Simplified / holistic evaluation
  • Design Thinking for Sustainability
  • Eco-design and sustainability
  • Life Cycle Education
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment
  • Life Cycle Thinking
  • Life Cycle Management
  • Anticipatory Life Cycle Assessment
  • Social Impact Assessment Methodologies
  • and not limited to above sub-themes

Theme 4: Sustainable Innovation with Sector Focus

  • Bioeconomy
  • Energy Transition
  • Urban Development
  • Future Mobility
  • Sustainable Packaging
  • Raw Materials for a Modern Community
  • Health
  • Water Use for a Green Economy
  • Innovation through Sustainable Chemistry
  • and not limited to above sub-themes

Theme 5: Sustainable Innovation of the Future

  • Visions for the future
  • Sustainable Lifestyles
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and smart cities
  • Social media and the sustainability of the future
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the LCA of the future
  • Big data for LCA
  • Disruptive Technology & Business Models
  • and not limited to above sub-theme

Paper Submission Guidelines

Submitting full manuscript

Full paper must be submitted electronically through Microsoft CMT system. Accepted paper will be pre-screened for conformity with submission guidelines and for overall appropriateness. Papers that pass the initial screening process will then be double-blind reviewed.

An author wishing to present in ICSoLCA 2021 will create a document consisting of a complete description of his/her ideas and applicable research results in six (6) pages only, including all text, figures, and references. The length of the Abstract should not exceed 300 words. 

Paper should be written in English. Manuscripts must be free from grammatical, spelling, and/or punctuation errors. It is the authors’ responsibility to ensure the paper has been thoroughly edited and proofread before submission. Authors should prepare their documents using MS-Word following the guideline provided by the organizing committee. The template of full paper could be downloaded on this page.

How to submit

You need a Microsoft CMT account to submit your paper. If you are to CMT new please sign up first. Kindly follow this Submission Guideline  to help your submission process using Microsoft CMT.

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