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What is Ecoinvent? – Meet the LCI Database

Ecoinvent is the World’s leading LCI database containing over 16.000 unique datasets. So, why is it so important?

Measuring Carbon Footprints – Scope 2 emissions explained

According to the 2015 Paris Agreement we have to halve our carbon emissions by 2030. So- where do you start? When measuring your carbon footprint, you categorize your emissions into three scopes: scope 1, 2, and 3. We previously discussed scope 1 emissions in our first blog about measuring your carbon footprint. Today it’s time for scope 2 emissions. What are they and how can I report them?

Measuring Carbon Footprints – Scope 1 Emissions explained.

According to the 2015 Paris Agreement we have to halve our carbon emissions by 2030. But, where do you start? You start with categorizing your emissions into scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions. In this first (out of three) article on these scopes, we will dive into scope 1 emissions specifically.

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The EU’s Green Deal & Taxonomy are a Big Deal: Prepare for LCA’s

On the 11th of December 2019, the European Commission presented their European Green Deal. A roadmap that will make the EU’s economy more sustainable by turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities across all policy areas and transforming our economic model in the next decade. All very promising sounds. But what does this mean for my organization? Is the Green Deal really a big deal?

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Science-Based Targets – What they are, Why they work & How to get going

A low-carbon economy, that sure sounds great. But how can you help achieve such an ambitious goal as an organization? Reducing your carbon emissions isn’t an easy job- so how can you tell that you’re on track and actually doing something that is helping our climate recover in the long run? You listen to science.

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The revised EPD standard: what the EN15804 +A2 means for you

The EN15804 is one of the most important sustainability standards for creating EPD’s in the construction sector in the European Union. However, now there’s a revised version of this norm; the EN15804 + A2. Especially in the Netherlands we see an increase in demand for reporting on this revised norm. So, what does this mean for my company? What’s going to change? And how can I be prepared?