News

  • 8 March 2019
    How Life Cycle Assessments Can Improve Your Business Performance Across Different Disciplines

    Consumption as well as the use of scarce resources has increased tremendously. This calls – more than ever – for a sustainable assessment of products and their impact on our planet. So, what is LCA, how does it work and why should you care?

  • 23 January 2019
    How Business Profits from the Sustainable Development Goals

    The awareness about the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations is growing. What are they exactly? And how does Ecochain help companies to meet these goals?

  • 15 January 2019
    Ecochain Launches First U.S. Partnership

    Boulder, Colorado, January 15, 2019 – Circle Economics and Netherlands-based Ecochain announced a partnership today marking the corporate sustainability software company’s entrance to the U.S. market. Ecochain already is used by hundreds of major European corporations. Now, through consulting firm Circle Economics, U.S.-based companies will receive introduction to the unique, data-driven insights Ecochain provides to help businesses become more sustainable and profitable.

  • 11 October 2018
    The Urgenda verdict: A huge opportunity for the Dutch State

    The recent victory of Urgenda is internationally called a ‘historic legal order’. And we applaud that. We admire the enormous dedication and perseverance of Urgenda. Thank you, on behalf of all of us. We wonder; Was this a lawsuit against the State or in the interests of the State? The question is: What does it cost us if we do not take climate measures?

  • 4 October 2018
    Importance of Sustainability in Hospitality

    The demand for sustainable products and services is growing, including the tourism sector. It is responsible for 8% of the global greenhouse gas emissions, ranking hotels as the second largest polluters. On October 5th Ecochain will be present at the “Seminar Circular Hotels” to give a workshop in collaboration with Conscious Hotels Amsterdam.

  • 14 September 2018
    A milestone! Our clients calulcated over 350.000 product-footprints (LCAs) using our platform

    Thanks to our clients who trusted our platform and calculated 350.000 product footprints, we could very well be the largest database with product footprints in the world. And this is just the beginning.

  • 29 March 2018
    Philips reports its Environmental Profit & Loss enabled by Ecochain

    Philips wants to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Philips released for the first time, an Environmental Profit & Loss (EP&L) statement - including a monetary valuation of the environmental impact that - calculated and presented using Ecochain tools and technology.

  • 6 December 2017
    Ecochain Technologies receives 2 million euro from Volta Ventures to accelerate expansion

    Friso van Lanschot, CEO of Ecochain Technologies, says, “With Volta Ventures, we’ve found a strategic partner that can really help Ecochain accelerate in line with our ambitions. They understand our value proposition and business model, and they see our enormous potential.

  • 15 November 2017
    ABN AMRO and Ecochain teaming up

    ABN AMRO wants to play a pioneering role in the transition to a more circular economy. The bank aims to finance at least EUR 1 billion in circular assets by 2020. Through a collaboration with Ecochainthey can provide their customers with the tools and insights to develop sustainable growh.