5 ways to use environmental footprints in making your business operations more sustainable

You have calculated your environmental footprint – but now what? It’s simple: Your environmental footprint will guide you to make your business operations more sustainable. Here are 5 ways in which different departments in your company can leverage environmental footprints to be more innovative, profitable, and sustainable.

Carbon Offsetting: The Do’s & Dont’s to ensure your Carbon Offset is Credible

On the road to carbon neutrality, there are many paths that companies can take to reach this end-goal. One of these ways is carbon offsetting- to balance out your own carbon footprint, by investing in emission reduction projects that aim to capture or avoid carbon emissions. These can either be your own projects or someone else’s and can take place all over the world. Think of reforestation projects, paying a higher CO2 tax, or even direct carbon capture. But are all of them equally effective? What are the do’s and don’ts if I want to invest in carbon offsetting?

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?

The revised EPD standard ‘EN15804 +A2’: What’s going to change?

The EN15804 is one of the most important sustainability standards for creating EPD’s in the construction sector in the European Union. But it’s changed- and there’s a revised version now; the EN15804 + A2. Especially in the Netherlands we see an increase in demand for reporting on this revised norm. This results in mandatory changes in conducting EPD’s. How can you be best prepared?

Hidden water footprints and how you can identify them in your supply chain

Water. The most crucial substance for the survival of humankind. Yet, often we tend to forget just how important water is for us, and how much we take it for granted. This is a problem. Because we do not only consume water for our daily drinking, cooking, or showering. There is hidden water usage in (almost) every product we use. And today we’re going to talk about that.