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EcoBalance 2018 (9-12 Oct; Tokyo, Japan) – registration open, special Environmental Footprint session by maki

We are proud to again support this long-standing and important international, bi-annual conference on Life Cycle Assessment and related areas with Marc-Andree Wolf as invited member of the International Advisory Board and as abstract reviewer. Moreover, this year maki has been selected to organise a Special Session, entitled “Environmental Footprint – comprehensiveness of analysis vs. …

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Improved Umbrella formula (UF+) and improved modular Integrated formula (mIF+)

After some improvement work in notations, grouping terms, and adding some more clarifications since July, we provide here an improved Umbrella formula (UF+), that allows by parametrisation to tailor a formula with specifc properties, including an improved Integated formula (IF+) – which we see conceptually as strong – but also several other formula. Access the …

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First ever, not-for-profit professional association for the global life cycle community formed – FSLCI

This is the first ever global and independent, professional association from and for life cycle practitioners: the new, not-for-profit “Forum for Sustainability through Life Cycle Innovation e.V.” (FSLCI –, initiated by a group of open-minded renowned LCA experts from all over the world. It has the aim to be a forum for exchange of …

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maki Consulting GmbH (Ltd.) formed !

As of 27 March this year, maki Consulting is registered as “Limited” company, (German “GmbH”) – after the effective entry into the trade register today! CEOs are Marc-Andree Wolf and Kirana Wolf (nee Chomkhamsri). Changes to the website are ongoing.

Presentation of the “Integrated formula” at Commission expert workshop on modelling recycling in LCA in PEF context

A workshop on End of Life (EoL) formulas in the context of the Environmental Footprint (EF) pilot phase was held on 6 October 2014 in Brussels at TEPPFA, upon invitation by the European Commission, with 70+ participants representing the 27 pilots projects and a range of stakeholders and experts. In addition to the EC proposed …

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Free workshop report on Green Data Centres

The share of data centres in worldwide electricity consumption now reaches 2%, with a high, exponential growth rate. Data centre operation, but also production and end-of-life of the equipment, are hence relevant contributors to environmental burdens from emissions and resource consumption. At the same time, data centres contribute to the so-called “enabling effect” of ICT, …

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Take a swim wherever you like ;-)

or: dont shoot the messenger:

Commissioner Potočnik about the new environmentalism

Speech delivered in Scottland, today:

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.