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PELCAN - Research Network from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru

Born in November 2005 and created by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the Peruvian Life Cycle Assessment and Industrial Ecology Network – PELCAN – is a research network, from the Industrial Engineering Department of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru, specialized in environmental impacts. 

The Peruvian Life Cycle Network is a group of professionals and individuals from different fields who share a strong interest in contributing to the society and the environment through life-cycle thinking. Seeking to make a real difference on environmental issues and sustainable development, PELCAN prioritizes research in order to create opportunities of improvement and provide objective information for decision-making to reduce the impact on the environment. 

The Peruvian Life Cycle Assessment and Industrial Ecology Network has three objectives: -Disseminate the application and utility of the Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) tool -Generate exchanges of experiences and articulate with other national and international networks in ACV -Contribute with information to create Peruvian databases of Life Cycle inventories.

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Latest update: 02.11.2023