The MEANS platform (MulticritEria AssessmeNt of Sustainability) is an IT platform dedicated to multicriteria evaluation of plant and animal production systems and the processing of agricultural product

It provides tools and databases for calculating sustainability indicators derived from research. It provides free access to a number of sustainability assessment software packages. It has developed its own MEANS-InOut software for performing the inventory phase required for environmental assessments using Life Cycle Assessment. This software is the reference tool used to calculate the agricultural elements of the AGRIBALYSE database of ADEME.

MEANS-InOut can be made available free of charge for 6 months, without user support, or with a paid support contract for one year.


Modification date: 06 February 2023 | Publication date: 26 October 2021 | By: sas