Sustainable Minds enables users to conduct screening-level LCAs based on the SM2011 Impact Assessment Methodology. The results indicate the overall environmental performance and the carbon footprint of the product or system that has been assessed. They can be used to communicate to people inside the product development team, the marketing team and management about the overall environmental performance of the product. This can be a highly informative process where managers have an ‘aha’ moment about their products and services. Most importantly, the SM2011 results can guide the design team to develop products with the best environmental performance possible.
You can conduct a Sustainable Minds LCA at any point throughout the design process.
SM LCA results CAN be used for:
SM LCA results can NOT be used for: