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Sustainability assessment of technologies

Method from the unep that provides a framework for the selection of technologies that will best provide a solution to a given problem, from combined economic, social, environmental and technical perspectives.

Please note: Life cycle perspective is taken into account for economic impacts and climate change. not for the other themes.

Themes

Legality
Indirect economic impacts
Economic performance
Participation, influence and perception
Occupational safety, security & tranquility
Climate change

Life Cycle

Cradle to grave
Cradle to gate
No life cycle

Spatial focus of object

Local
Regional
Mixed

Temporal focus of object

Snapshot

Assessment type

Mixed

Technical Stage

Commercial