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Scope

Standardization in the field of life cycle assessment and related environmental management tools for products and organizations. It includes life cycle based resource efficiency and eco-efficiency assessment, and encompasses consideration of a life cycle perspective in the assessment of impacts from the extraction of raw materials to the final disposal of waste.

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13

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 207/SC 5

4

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 207/SC 5

57

Participating members

21

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 207/SC 5/JWG 14 Joint ISO/TC 207/SC 5 - ISO/TC 323 WG: Secondary materials Working group
ISO/TC 207/SC 5/WG 12 Life cycle assessment -- Requirements and guidelines Working group
ISO/TC 207/SC 5/WG 13 Land degradation and desertification Working group
ISO/TC 207/SC 5/WG 15 Social life cycle assessments Working group

 

Joint working groups under the responsibility of another committee

Reference Title
ISO/TC 207/SC 3/TF 3 Assurance of communications based on life cycle assessment (LCA) data

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 207/SC 5

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 207/SC 5:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 111 Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems IEC
ISO/TC 6 Paper, board and pulps ISO
ISO/TC 8 Ships and marine technology ISO
ISO/TC 17 Steel ISO
ISO/TC 59/SC 17 Sustainability in buildings and civil engineering works ISO
ISO/TC 147 Water quality ISO
ISO/TC 156/SC 1 Corrosion control engineering life cycle ISO
ISO/TC 184/SC 4 Industrial data ISO
ISO/TC 224 Drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems and services ISO
ISO/TC 298 Rare earth ISO
ISO/TC 323 Circular economy ISO

 

Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 207/SC 5

ISO/TC 207/SC 5 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 17 Steel ISO
ISO/TC 59/SC 17 Sustainability in buildings and civil engineering works ISO
ISO/TC 147 Water quality ISO
ISO/TC 184/SC 4 Industrial data ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 7 Greenhouse gas management and related activities ISO
ISO/TC 323 Circular economy ISO

 

Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)

Acronym Title Category
CI Consumers International A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
ECOS (Environment) Environmental Coalition on Standards A
EuropaBio European Association for Bioindustries A
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations A
FSLCI Forum for Sustainability through Life Cycle Innovation A
IAI - aluminium International Aluminium Institute A
ICMM International Council on Mining and Metals A
IDF International Dairy Federation A
INLAC Latinoamerican Institute for Quality Assurance A
IQNet IQNet Association - The International Certification Network A
OIV International Organisation of Vine and Wine A
SETAC Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry A
WBCSD World Business Council for Sustainable Development A
WFN Stichting Water Footprint Network A
World Steel Association World Steel Association A
WRI World Resources Institute A

ISO/TC 207/SC 5 - Secretariat

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