Critical Design Decisions in the Development of the Standard for Process Assessment
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The development of an International Standard for Process Assessment com-menced in 1993. Over the past 20 years, the standard suite has moved through three formal releases, and multiple drafts; during this time, several key design issues have been addressed, and in many cases reconsidered. This paper identi-fies key issues in the design of the Standard, and discusses decisions taken and their impact on the Standard, and on the theory and practice of process assess-ment.
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