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LCA in built environment (lecture via livestream)

Marzia Traverso
RWTH Aachen University

Social Life Cycle Assessment in the Built Environment

Prof. Marzia Traverso is full professor and head of the Institute of Sustainability in Civil Engineering at RWTH Aachen University since 1st June 2017.

From November 2011 to March 2016 she was project manager at the research and innovation centre of BMW Group. She was responsible for the sustainability performance and LCA of several cars, such as: BMW i3, BMW i8, 7series.

From May 2016 to April 2017 she was Scientific Officer at European Commission, JRC Seville in Product Bureau, responsible for the development of criteria for GPP on street lighting and traffic signals, GPP of Transport and  Level(s) Framework for Building Sector. Author and reviewer of several scientific papers in journals such as Sustainability, Int. Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Industrial Ecology.

Marzia Traverso is Founder of a Non-Profit Organization “iSuD – Information for Sustainable Development” for disseminating sustainability concept among Italian consumers. Further on she is President of the board of Directors of the “Forum for Sustainability through Life Cycle Innovation” – FSLCI. Since October 2020 she is Member of the European Platform for Sustainable Finance (European Commission).