Environmental management — Life cycle assessment — Critical review processes and reviewer competencies: Additional requirements and guidelines to ISO 14044:2006


Document Number: NL ISO/TS 14071:2018
Sector: Environment. Health protection. Safety
TC: NL TC 207
ICS: 13.020.60
This Technical Specification 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. This Technical Specification 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. This Technical Specification does not cover the applications of LCA as illustrated in ISO 14040:2006, Figure 1