Presentations and posters

All in all, 61 contributions have been accepted. Oral presentations will be accessible online as recorded presentations. Posters will be posted online as tweets by the Swedish Life Cycle Center. There will be several awards to the best presentations and posters.

Key note speakers

Karl de Fine Licht: "Social sustainability: a substantial definition and nine conditions of adequacy"

Karl holds a PhD in Practical Philosophy and is a senior lecturer in ethics and engineering, at Chalmers University of Technology. His research is mainly about “social sustainability” where his project is about trying to develop tools for decision-making that are transparent and well-founded in different areas of research.

Niklas Egels-Zandén: "Overconfident and stuck in the past: The challenge of measuring social responsibility in global supply chains"

Niklas is a Professor of Management & Organisation at the Department of Business Administration at University of Gothenburg. He has studied social change in supply chains, the role of CSR and how to make social responsibility matter for 20 years. He is Director of Centre for Business in Society at the University of Gothenburg and also Associate Editor of the journal Business Ethics: A European Review.

Stephen Fuller: "A working method for improving social performance in the supply chain – the case of TCO Certified"

Stephen is a certified social auditor and the Senior Criteria Manager at TCO Development. It is the organisation behind the world's most comprehensive sustainability certification for IT products, the TCO Certified label. The certification is designed to drive social and environmental responsibility throughout the product life cycle. Stephen is an expert on social responsibility, responsible for criteria development for supply chain responsibility, chemicals and conflict minerals.

Catherine Benoit-Norris: "The updated guidelines for Social Life Cycle Assessment: the nuts and bolts"

Catherine is a leading figure in the Social LCA community and created the first database for Social LCA, the Social Hotspots Database. She was a leading editor of the 2009 Social LCA guidelines (UNEP/SETAC) and has within the Social LCA Alliance led the ongoing update of the guidelines. Here, she will give a timely presentation of the revised guidelines. Catherine holds a PhD in Business Administration from University of Quebec at Montreal and teaches about social responsibility in product supply chains at Harvard Extension school.