What is a Career in Sustainability & LCA?

There are many nuances of a Career in Sustainability & LCA. I want to first understand What a Career in Sustainability & LCA entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Sustainability & LCA. While I was searching for reliable information about a Career in Sustainability & LCA, I came across this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180526-0002/Science/Ecology/Career-in-Sustainability-&-LCA/english

Anju Baroth's take!

Anju Baroth has worked in Sustainability & LCA for 9 years. Anju Baroth has worked in Sustainability & LCA as Lead Engineer in General Electric. In Anju Baroth's own words, this is how Anju Baroth got into Sustainability & LCA: "I did B Sc in Botany, Zoology & Chemistry and M Sc in Environmental Science from University of Rajasthan. I then did a Ph D in Environmental Toxicology. I joined General Electric as Toxicity Expert and worked for 2 years. I then moved to General Elastic Plastics as Life Cycle and Sustainability Expert and worked for 5 years. I am an Ecotoxicologist and Scientist C at Wildlife Institute of India." I searched Anju Baroth on Google and found this profile: https://www.lifepage.in/page/anjubaroth

Career Video on Sustainability & LCA

In a video, Anju Baroth has talked about various aspects of a Career in Sustainability & LCA. Anju Baroth started by explaining Sustainability & LCA as: "Sustainability is the process of change, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations. Life-cycle assessment is a technique to assess environmental impacts associated with all the stages of a product's life from raw material extraction through materials processing, manufacture, distribution, use, repair and maintenance, and disposal or recycling." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.


We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Sustainability & LCA is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Sustainability & LCA. Anju Baroth touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Climate Change
  • Carbon Footprint
  • Fossil Fuels
  • Renewable Energy
  • Natural Resources
  • Biodiversity
  • Design for Environment
  • Sustainability
  • Life Cycle Assessment
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Anju Baroth then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Sustainability & LCA:
  • Software Knowledge
  • Analytical Skills
  • Reading Skills
  • Data Mining
  • Modelling Skills
  • External Focus
Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Anju Baroth believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Sustainability & LCA:
  • Immense Satisfaction
  • Career Opportunities
  • Respect & Pride
  • Monetary Potential
Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, Anju Baroth believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Sustainability & LCA:
  • Limited Scope in Indian Companies
  • Less Research in India
  • No Degrees & Courses in India

In the final section of the video Anju Baroth talks about How a day goes in a Career in Sustainability & LCA. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Sustainability & LCA, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20180526-0002

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