Databases and guidelines

LCA databases in Japan

The following LCA databases are being developed by various institutions in Japan. ILCAJ is not responsible for their data quality and for results calculated by using data from these databases. Please contact us if you want to add other accessible databases on the list below.

JLCA Database

JLCA Database includes many gate-to-gate life cycle inventory data prepared by industry associations in Japan


IDEA (Inventory Database for Environmental Analysis) is a statistically constructed and comprehensive LCA database developed by National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology.


3EID (Embodied Energy and Emission Intensity Data for Japan using input-output tables) developed by National Institute for Environmental Studies can be used as cradle-to-gate life cycle inventory data estimated from input-output tables.


Guidelines for Assessing the Contribution of Products to Avoided Greenhouse Gas Emissions