Set of Indicators for Sustainability Assessment of Energy Production from Forest Biomass

S. Sala & V. Castellani
The way towards a wider diffusion of sustainable production and consumption patterns requires the development of tools able to integrate sustainability into supply chain, from raw materials to end of life considering a life cycle perspective. Energy planning process at local scale requires an integrated assessment to select the best option, considering resources of all types (natural human and capital) available in the specific context. Many environmental, economic, technological and social issues should be considered...