International Iron and Steel Institute (IISI)

Summary

Name of source IISI Life Cycle Inventory Study for Steel Industry Products
Provider International Iron and Steel Institute (IISI)
Summary text A life cycle inventory (LCI) study to quantify resources use, energy and environmental emissions associated with the processing of fourteen steel industry products from the extraction of raw materials in the ground through to the steel factory gate.
Contact www.worldsteel.org/?action=
lcaform broadbent@worldsteel.org
Licensing Free, requires data request
Language(s) English
Website www.worldsteel.org/?action=programs&id=62

Access – data formats and accessibility

File type Unknown
Software needs None

Contents – breadth and depth of datasets

Age Last update 2010
Geography Global, Regional (Western Europe, Far East Asia, Rest of World)
Original Data Source(s) Industry statistics
Other Databases Included None
Life cycle stages Cradle-to-Gate
Modeling approach Unknown
Emissions results GWP
Number of datasets 14
Main topics Metals and Semimetals
Other topics

Data transparency – what metadata is provided for each dataset?

System boundaries Yes
Data Types Process
Allocation Methods Yes
Technology Yes
Data year Yes
Original source Yes
Uncertainty No

Quality – is information provided on data quality?

Data quality score Yes
Quality assurance Unknown
Standards compliant ISO 14040