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International Conference “Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Energy” (SAFE) – Bali, Indonesia from 17-19 Sept 2014; Abstracts until 15 July

You may want to hear about the latest progress in technology and research in sustainable agriculture and contribute your own expertise and experience at the 2014 International Conference “Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Energy” (SAFE) – Bali, Indonesia from 17-19 Sept 2014: Deadline for abstracts is 15 July 2014. The theme of SAFE2014 is “Global Action For Sustainable …

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Meet us at the LCA Agri-Food Asia and ICGSI in Bangkok, 22-23 May 2014

LCA in the agri-food sector has developed rapidly, in particular for sustainable agriculture, sustainable intensification of food production systems, innovation technology of low-carbon products and for guiding consumers toward more sustainable food-consumption patterns (e.g. via carbon and environmental footprint labels). LCA Agri-food Asia has emerged to serve as the forum for experience sharing and collaborative research …

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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

Take a swim wherever you like ;-)

or: dont shoot the messenger:

Commissioner Potočnik about the new environmentalism

Speech delivered in Scottland, today:

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: See e.g.

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