Business, Environment & Technology

Industrial Ecology Consultants


As proud organizational members of the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment, we adhere to the following code of ethics:


  • To make maximum use of national and international standards, particularly the ISO 14040 series standards, and U.S. federal FTC guidelines for claims when conducting an LCA;
  • To avoid real or perceived conflicts of interest whenever possible, and to disclose them to affected parties when they do exist;
  • To be honest and realistic in stating claims or estimates based on available data;
  • To the greatest extent consistent with retaining confidential business information, to disclose data and estimates in a full and transparent manner;
  • To clearly distinguish between professional extrapolations and value judgments when developing, performing and using life cycle assessments;
  • To improve the understanding among LCA professionals, the general public and decision-makers of Life Cycle Assessment, its appropriate application, and potential consequences;
  • To maintain and improve one's technical competence and to undertake tasks for others only if qualified by training or experience, or after full disclosure of pertinent limitations;
  • To seek, accept, and offer honest criticism of technical work, to acknowledge and correct errors, and to credit properly the contributions of others;
  • To treat fairly all persons regardless of such factors as race, religion, gender and sexual orientation, disability, age, or national origin; and
  • To assist colleagues and co-workers in their professional development and to support them in following this code of ethics.