Standardization in the field of life cycle assessment and related environmental management tools for products and organizations. It includes life cycle based resource efficiency and eco-efficiency assessment, and encompasses consideration of a life cycle perspective in the assessment of impacts from the extraction of raw materials to the final disposal of waste.

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Published ISO standards *


ISO standards under development *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 207/SC 5/AHG   Scope revision Working group
ISO/TC 207/SC 5/JWG 14   Joint ISO/TC 207/SC 5 - ISO/TC 323 WG: Secondary materials Working group
ISO/TC 207/SC 5/TG 2   Circular economy coordination Working group
ISO/TC 207/SC 5/WG 12   Life cycle assessment -- Requirements and guidelines Working group
ISO/TC 207/SC 5/WG 15   Social life cycle assessments Working group
ISO/TC 207/SC 5/WG 16   Eco-Technoeconomic Analyses Working group


Joint working groups under the responsibility of another committee
Reference Title
ISO/TC 207/SC 3/TF 3 Assurance of communications based on life cycle assessment (LCA) data
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 207/SC 5

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 207/SC 5:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 111 Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems IEC
ISO/CASCO Committee on conformity assessment ISO
ISO/TC 6 Paper, board and pulps ISO
ISO/TC 8 Ships and marine technology ISO
ISO/TC 17 Steel ISO
ISO/TC 17/SC 21 Environment related to climate change in the iron and steel industry ISO
ISO/TC 59/SC 17 Sustainability in buildings and civil engineering works ISO
ISO/TC 122/SC 4 Packaging and the environment ISO
ISO/TC 147 Water quality ISO
ISO/TC 156/SC 1 Corrosion control engineering life cycle ISO
ISO/TC 224 Drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems and services ISO
ISO/TC 261 Additive manufacturing ISO
ISO/TC 287 Sustainable processes for wood and wood-based products ISO
ISO/TC 298 Rare earth ISO
ISO/TC 323 Circular economy ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 207/SC 5

ISO/TC 207/SC 5 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 17 Steel ISO
ISO/TC 59/SC 17 Sustainability in buildings and civil engineering works ISO
ISO/TC 147 Water quality ISO
ISO/TC 184/SC 4 Industrial data ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 7 Greenhouse gas and climate change management and related activities ISO
ISO/TC 323 Circular economy ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
CI Consumers International A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
ECO Platform ECO Platform AISBL A
ECOS (Environment) Environmental Coalition on Standards A
EuropaBio European Association for Bioindustries A
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations A
FSLCI Forum for Sustainability through Life Cycle Innovation A
IAI - aluminium International Aluminium Institute A
ICMM International Council on Mining and Metals A
IDF International Dairy Federation A
INLAC Latinoamerican Institute for Quality Assurance A
OIV International Organisation of Vine and Wine A
SETAC Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry A
WBCSD World Business Council for Sustainable Development A
WFEO World Federation of Engineering Organizations A
WFN Stichting Water Footprint Network A
World Steel Association World Steel Association A
WRI World Resources Institute A

ISO/TC 207/SC 5 - Secretariat

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