The Business Case for Product Sustainability. Through LCA Tata Steel is able to understand the impacts and benefits across the life cycle.
Using GaBi Software, Tata Steel’s sustainability team can build product models covering environmental impacts such as energy use, carbon emissions, water consumption and material usage. Life Cycle Assessment studies help Tata Steel understand how steel performs compared to other materials and assists them to identif the hot spots in the steel value chain. Additionally Tata use LCA studies as a marketing tool to support its supply chains.