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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published ISO standards *

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


Participating members


Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 207/SC 5/TG 1 Items for future work Working group
ISO/TC 207/SC 5/WG 11 Life cycle assessment -- Requirements and guidelines Working group
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 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 298 Rare earth 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
Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
CI Consumers International A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
ECOS (Europe) European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation 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
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

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
4-6 June 2018 Berlin (Germany) ISO/TC 207/SC 5  

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 207/SC 5 - Secretariat

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M Jean-Charles Michaud