Product footprint by Ecochain

Reduce your environmental footprint. Product by product.

Get proactive about your impact. Measure & improve the environmental footprint of your products, or product portfolio with our LCA software.

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Ecodesign

Ecodesign is a critical approach to product development that emphasizes environmental sustainability throughout the entire product lifecycle. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) software plays a pivotal role in enabling ecodesign by providing quantitative insights into the environmental impacts of various design choices.

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Life Cycle Assessment

Create an LCA with our LCA software solutions. Both Ecochain Helix and Ecochain Mobius allow you to create a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). We enable you to study and assess the environmental impact of your products, production processes, and materials used. On a company-level, we also help you to calculate the impact of a production facility.

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Portfolio analysis

Ecochain allows you to assess the environmental impact of different products throughout their life cycle. This analysis enables your company to move towards a more sustainable product portfolio and reduce your ecological footprint. View results at different levels, such as your supply chain, company, processes, product, and materials. Identify high-impact products and prioritize your research and development efforts over those that really matter for sustainability. Make informed decisions to improve your company’s environmental performance.

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Sustainability claims

Proper sustainability claims are based on environmental data that reflects a product’s or company’s reality. The most reliable environmental data on products are obtained with a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).

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Sustainable supply chain

Start assessing the impact of raw materials and related suppliers, your manufacturing processes, the usage of your product and different disposal options. We provide accurate insights across the entire life cycle of your product to, so that you can take actions and achieve a more sustainable product supply chain.

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About Ecochain

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Calculate your product impact in 4 easy steps

  • Create

    Model your product and its impact
    Create your complete product inventory in Ecochain Mobius. Tap into the various environmental databases we offer, like Ecoinvent, by linking the product’s impact to appropriate datasets. Choose the scope of your LCA and assess the impact of your product—right from the materials and components to processes involved in the manufacturing process.

  • Zoom in on the hotspots
    Once you model your products, dive into the impact each phase creates. You don’t need a magnifying glass to see the major contributors to your product’s environmental impact. Ecochain Mobius highlights the hotspots for you to assess and change if necessary.

  • Compare different products and scenarios
    Incorporate iterations in your product design process. Substitute materials in your products’ composition and see if it has a lower or higher impact. You can also compare two products in your portfolio to see which one is more sustainable.

  • Share it with your team
    Want a concise one-pager of your product footprint? Done! Ecochain Mobius summarizes your LCA result into a PDF. Want to dive deeper? No problem! Download your product’s inventory as a csv file or convert your results into a comprehensive xls file, showing all the impact categories in an overview. Ecochain Mobius does it all.

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What our customers say

Sven van Es
“Through Ecochain Helix we have the possibility to make the environmental footprint of all our asphalt mixtures - and make it transparent. This also allows us to convince our clients and partners to take sustainable steps.” — Sven van Es, Project Coordinator Sustainability at Dura Vermeer Infra Read more
Iris van Wanrooij Emma Safety Shoes
“Customers increasingly ask for different sustainability criteria. With Ecochain’s LCA software Mobius we now have extensive footprint reports for our shoe models, clearly outlining the impact from the production to the end of life phase.” — Iris van Wanrooij, Program Manager CSR at EMMA SAfety Footwear Read more
Jan-Willem van Loon
“We started with a "box of data". But Ecochain Helix helped us turn our data into a sustainable story that helps us connect with our customers.” — Jan-Willem van Loos, Co-owner at Studio Anneloes Read more
Matt Breuer
“Ecochain Helix has allowed us to print footprint decisions to the earliest stage of our planning process, allowing us to proactively plan more sustainable product lines vs. forcing us to react months after a review.” — Matt Breuer, CMO at Buffy Read more