The section on “Socio-Economic Metabolism” of the International Society for Industrial Ecology held its 13th conference from 13th to 15th of May 2019 in Berlin, Germany. Around 120 researchers from all over the world met to discuss a wide range of applications of material flow analysis and related methods as a tool for environmental sustainability assessments from the local to the global level.
Three presentations from the FINEPRINT team
Three researchers from the FINEPRINT team contributed presentations, which can be downloaded here:
Stefan Giljum: FINEPRINT – A spatially explicit physical trade framework to trace environmental impacts of resource extraction along global supply chains
Sebastian Luckeneder: A fine-scale assessment of the geographies of global mining
Nikolas Kuschnig: Assessing the impacts of agriculture on deforestation in Mato Grosso