Alba Bala

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Position

Researcher for the UNESCO Chair in Life Cycle and Climate Change

Qualifications

PhD in Environmental Sciences (UAB)

Biography

Alba Bala Gala is a member of the Spanish and Catalan life-cycle analysis networks. She has worked as a lecturer and researcher in the field of ecodesign and environmental product analysis and as an environmental consultant. She has worked on over 25 Spanish and international projects on life-cycle analysis, environmentally friendly purchasing and ecodesign, mainly in the fields of packaging, electrical and electronic appliances, waste management, urban furniture and public administrations.

Subjects they teach

Subject
Programme
Typology

Sustainability Management

Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and Marketing

Elective

Programme:
Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and Marketing

Description

The new paradigm of the Circular Economy. Introduction to the lifecycle perspective as a mechanism for assessing the environmental impact of production systems. Ecodesign and green marketing. Integrated waste management. Analysis of integrated social value.

Learning Outcomes

Ability to distinguish, select and apply the main methodologies for assessing and improving the nature and the environmental communication of goods and services. Judging and assessing the internalisation of sustainability in the business world.

Code:
40311

Créditos:
4 ECTS

Language:
English

Type of subject: Elective

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