Sustainability in Apparel & Textile

Control your supply chain, convince conscious customers

Analyze the environmental impact of your supply chain and find key levers to make your business more sustainable. Convince conscious customers with transparency and a sustainable advantage.

Sustainability In Textile & Fashion
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Beat the competition
with Environmental Intelligence

LCA Carbon Footprint

Find sustainable materials

Find the hotspots with the biggest impacts in your supply chain. Find materials with a lower impact and better prices.

Produce greener

Find better ways to manufacture your products – with less chemicals, less water and leaner processes.

LCA Data Assessment

Tell your story

Create transparency for your customers. Show them that you are working on a better planet.

Customer Success Story

How a Dutch fashion brand is becoming more sustainable with Ecochain

Making Apparel And Fashion More Sustainable

THE GOAL

One of our clients – a Dutch female fashion brand – signed the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garment and Textile. This meant they needed to define reduction targets for 2023 and create transparency within their supply chain.

THE problem

The fashion supply chain is extremely complex. But how can an international fashion brand with thousands of products set goals if they don’t have insights into their supply chain?

The solution

Together with Ecochain, the brand modeled different user scenarios to investigate the environmental hotspots in its supply chain. The company was able to identify 3 key areas in which it could significantly reduce their environmental emissions. The result? A clear roadmap to create clear reduction goals and reach them.

Trusted by leading companies

»The greener the better, but Rome wasn't built in a day. Ecochain helps us to become more sustainable - from our supply chain to our customers.«
Roderik Mos
Managing Director, Dataflex
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Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)

Create Environmental Product Declarations on the fly

Environmental Product Declarations – short EPDs – are independently verified documents that communicate the environmental impact of your products. With Ecochain, you can create EPDs for your entire product portfolio in no time.

Ecochain complies with the following norms and standards

ISO 14040/44
ISO 14067
EN 15804

PAS 2050
European PEF compliance
European OEF compliance

ISO 14021/25 compliance
ISO 14001 data framework
ISO 50001 data framework

GRI data framework environment
EU Energy Efficiency Directive EED

Ecochain: Product Overview

An introduction to Ecochain

Every business is different. We strongly encourage you to schedule a demo with our environmental experts, so they can tailor it to your needs and show you how to get the maximum out of Ecochain.

Gain insights into impact flows

Take a closer look at the materials and processes that contribute to the environmental footprints of your products.

Ecochain Feature Impact Flow
Ecochain Product Footprint

Control your full portfolio's Footprint

Conduct LCA Life-cycle Assessments across your entire product portfolio at once and easily compare the footprint of individual products.

Compare the footprint of product lines based on production numbers

Understands the impact of product lines within the context of production numbers.

Compare Product Lines
Scopes Visualization

Analyze the environmental impacts of scope 1,2 and 3

Gain insights into the full scope of your impact across your value chain. Identify hotspots that point out opportunities for sustainable returns. Collaborate with value chain partners to optimize your environmental performance.

Dive into the details of your footprint

Zoom into the details of your footprint and break it down into 32 different environmental categories – from CO2 to water toxicity – or display your footprint as an Environmental Cost Indicator (ECI) score.

Footprint Details

Start being Future-Proof Today.

These are your six steps to reduce your emissions, increase your efficiency and unlock business opportunities.

  1. Schedule a Demo
  2. Attend a tailored, in-depth presentation (45 minutes)
  3. Receive our tailored offer – the offer includes the implementation of Ecochain through our environmental specialists.
  4. Receive easy and self-explanatory templates to prepare the company data. Kick-off meeting with Ecochain specialists.
  5. Ecochain’s specialists help you with implementing the software, deliver actionable insights and train your team.
  6. Ecochain provides ongoing support and expert hours.

Our Environmental Management System provides a framework to manage and optimize bidding and tendering processes for contractors and suppliers

The construction sector is responsible for approximately 20% of global CO2 emissions. This implies that the sector has a great potential to make an impact. Relatively small efforts can have a strong effect. Public contracting authorities have recognized this and are raising the bar with environmental regulations to stimulate the sector, which generally impacts civil engineering and infrastructure projects first.

Integrated Environmental Intelligence can help the construction sector to maximize sustainable returns

Environmental Intelligence supports contractors and suppliers to gain insight into the hotspots of their value chain and collaborate more effectively with value chain partners to improve their green biddings and the overall design of sustainable infrastructure projects.

Construction material suppliers benefit from readily available product footprint information (LCAs and EPDs)

For material suppliers, it is increasingly important to have product footprint information readily available to help contractors to develop a winning bidding. Environmental Intelligence enables you to calculate the LCAs and EPDs of your complete product portfolio efficiently, and inform contractors (proactively) about the environmental performance of your products. This builds your competitive advantage as a go-to provider of sustainable materials.

It will also help you to identify environmental hotspots in your portfolio and apply product structure modeling to optimize your Bills of Materials. For example, concrete and asphalt producers use Environmental Intelligence to experiment with different mix designs to find their greenest mix.

 

Civil design contractors benefit from insights in supply chain hotspots

For contractors, the environmental performance of a project design is becoming a determining factor to create a winning tender.

Integrated Environmental Intelligence empowers you with a complete oversight and insight into the sustainability performance of your suppliers and enables you to fine-tune the most favorable price-sustainability ratio. This helps to optimize and speed up the bidding processes significantly.

 

Build a competitive advantage together

Environmental Intelligence enables the construction sector to manage and share integrated environmental information with value chain partners.

This allows material suppliers and contractors to collaborate effectively and increase the sustainability of their projects. Together, they can create winning tender bids with innovative sustainability solutions.

Talk to an expert

You will receive a personal product demo from one of our product specialists. We will walk you through Ecochain and answer your individual questions.

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Apparel Quick Guide Download

Download our quick start guide to tackle apparel’s biggest problems. Learn what really drives environmental impact in the apparel industry. Find out how you can effectively make your fashion business more sustainable.