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The following persons have contributed with the content at this website. For more information about the authors, see below.
Ellen Riise, SCA
Johan Widheden, AkzoNobel
Emma Ringström, AkzoNobel
Sofia Petersson, AkzoNobel
Ulrika Palme, Chalmers
Bengt Steen, Chalmers
Johan Tivander, Chalmers
About the authors
Ann-Christin works at SCA with developing the SCA hygiene business way of working with improving supplier environmental performance, and with integrating environmental considerations into sourcing decisions. She has a PhD in Environmental Science. Between 1996 and 2008 she worked as project manager at Chalmers University of Technology within the Swedish Life Cycle Center (CPM), where she led different projects aimed at improving environmental management within companies by improved environmental information handling.
Ellen has worked at SCA with environmental issues and life cycle assessment since 1996. Today, she works as a Senior Scientist in SCA primarily with environmental evaluation of products. Among other tasks Ellen represents SCA in the company’s trade associations and she is also active as Swedish expert in the work with International Standards, ISO. Right now she is engaged in the work with the coming ISO standard for carbon footprint of products.
Jenny has a Master of Science degree in Industrial Ecology for a sustainable society. She performed her master thesis at the department of Environment and Product Safety at SCA Global Hygiene Category and Chalmers University of Technology. The title of the thesis was Life Cycle Impact Assessment- Implementation and Interpretation of the EPS system with Ellen Riise was the supervisor at SCA.
Johan has been working with product related environmental assessments in consultancy and research since 1997, when he got his Master of Science degree in Applied Environmental Measurement Techniques. In 2002 Johan joined AkzoNobel, first within an internal consultancy group on environmental sustainability for the different businesses and since 2011 with the AkzoNobel Sustainability, a global shared service on strategic sustainability concerns.
Emma has been working within the field of Life cycle assessment since the year 2000, when she got her Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. In 2005 Emma joined AkzoNobel and has been working together with the Business units on LCA and Eco-efficiency related studies, first within an internal consultancy group and since 2011 within AkzoNobel Sustainability, a global shared service on strategic sustainability concerns.
Sandra got her Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering in 2003 and worked as a Quality Assurance Officer for a pharmaceutical company until she started working for AkzoNobel in 2007. Sandra worked together with the Business units on Eco-efficiency and carbon footprint related studies within an internal consultancy group and she left the company early 2011.
Sofia has a Master of Science degree in Industrial Ecology and carried out her master thesis at AkzoNobel Sustainability and Chalmers University of Technology. The title of the thesis was ”Implementation of sustainability objectives from a product value chain perspective – An organizational mapping and analysis of Eka Chemicals”.
Ulrika is a PhD and a lecturer at Environmental Systems Analysis – ESA at Chalmers University of Technology. She has been working as teacher and researcher at ESA since 2000. Her main research topics are work towards sustainable development in business and public organizations; sustainable development /indicators/ in general and especially at the organisational level of the water sector. She teaches sustainable development, ecology, water systems, indicators, cost-benefit and multi-criteria analysis, and master student supervision.
Bengt is an adjunct professor at Environmental Systems Analysis – ESA at Chalmers University of Technology. He has been active in environmental managment research and development for over 40 years. His main area of research is life cycle assessments with focus on impact assessment and applications in product development. Bengt has contributed to several ISO standards related to environmental mangement such as Environmental Product Declarations, Life Cycle Assessment, and Eco-Efficiency.
Johan is a research engineer at Environmental Systems Analysis – ESA at Chalmers University of Technology. He has a Master of Science degree in Aquatic and Environmental Engineering at Uppsala University. Since 2001 he has been working with environmental assessment and informatics research at Chalmers University of Technology. Johan teaches Life Cycle Assessment at masters level and supervises master thesis workers.