Llorenç Milà i Canals

Head of the Secretariat, Life Cycle Initiative


Llorenç is the Head of the Secretariat of the Life Cycle Initiative, based in Paris. The Life Cycle Initiative is a multi-stakeholder partnership launched in 2002 and hosted by UN Environment,  with the aim of  enabling the global use of credible life cycle knowledge by private and public decision makers . It currently joins the efforts of about 80 institutions (governments, businesses, and science and civil society) as well as hundreds of individual experts that contribute to the improvement and sharing of life cycle knowledge, and its use in policy and decision making. Llorenç joined UN Environment to lead its life cycle thinking work in 2013, after working in academia and industry. His main area of expertise is  environmental assessment of products, focusing on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and its application on the implementation of sustainable business and policy models .

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