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EcoBalance 2014 (27-30 Oct 2014; Tsukuba, Japan) – call for abstracts open until 25 March

We are proud to again support this long-standing and important international, bi-annual conference on Life Cycle Assessment and related areas as selected member of the International Advisory Board. Members of industry, government and advanced research bodies and consultants will meet this year to exchange experience on how to “Create benefits through life cycle thinking”. The …

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Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) call for food and drink is out

The call for volunteers to develop product- and sector-specific rules for feed, food, drinks and related products and organisations is now open. Applications are open until the 28th of March 2014, 17h CET. Details about the call can be read on the Environmental Footprint website of the European Commission’s DG Environment at http://ec.europa.eu/environment/eussd/smgp/

Take a swim wherever you like ;-)

or: dont shoot the messenger: http://blogs.ec.europa.eu/rebuttal/how-would-you-%E2%80%9Chealthy-dip%E2%80%9D-e-coli

Commissioner Potočnik about the new environmentalism

Speech delivered in Scottland, today: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-13-554_en.htm

Survey by maki on LCI data for ICT industry – open till early July 2013

How is the life cycle data situation for Information and Communication Industry (ICT) products and organisations? What does industry needs, what do data developers and available EPDs offer already? Please contact us to receive weblink and login. Invitation has been sent out widely, though. Please excuse in case you have not received it directly.

Eco-innovation call for proposals open till September 2013

It’s here: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/eco-innovation/apply-funds/call-proposal/index_en.htm See e.g. http://t.co/euwPJQN14V

Did you know what maki stands for?

In Polish it means “Poppy” – used as new cover page header image.

Blog upcoming

maki Blog in preparation – with updates on life cycle topics ranging from PEF/OEF, standardization developments, ILCD data news, to conferences and other news