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prБДС EN ISO 14071:2023

Environmental management - Life cycle assessment - Critical review processes and reviewer competencies: Additional requirements and guidelines to ISO 14044:2006 (ISO/DIS 14071:2023)

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40.20     Nov 2, 2023

40.60    Jan 11, 2024



European Standard



ISO/TS 14071:2014 provides additional specifications to ISO 14040:2006 and ISO 14044:2006. It provides requirements and guidelines for conducting a critical review of any type of LCA study and the competencies required for the review.
ISO/TS 14071:2014 provides:

details of a critical review process, including clarification with regard to ISO 14044:2006;
guidelines to deliver the required critical review process, linked to the goal of the life cycle assessment (LCA) and its intended use;
content and deliverables of the critical review process;
guidelines to improve the consistency, transparency, efficiency and credibility of the critical review process;
the required competencies for the reviewer(s) (internal, external and panel member);
the required competencies to be represented by the panel as a whole.

ISO/TS 14071:2014 does not cover the applications of LCA.

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СД CEN ISO/TS 14071:2016


prБДС EN ISO 14071:2023
40.20 DIS ballot initiated
Nov 2, 2023

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Adopted from prEN ISO 14071 IDENTICAL

Adopted from ISO/DIS 14071 IDENTICAL


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