Tag: Product

Open Public Consultation “Green claims” PEF/OEF based policy development

The EC is proposing an LCA-based Regulation to substantiate environmental claims on products&organisations, based on the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) and Organisation Environmental Footprint (OEF). maki is supporting the Policy Impact Assessment on this initiative as contractor, jointly with Bio Innovation and RPA. Stakeholder workshops on 16-17 and on 24 November 2020 (https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/GreenClaimsWorkshop) are part …

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Presentation at EcoBalance 2016, Kyoto, on LCA of Data Centres – relevance of use stage vs. production

maki staff has presented first results from LCA calculations of a generic data centre, with the focus on the relative relevance of use stage vs. production. Typically a rather small contribution of the production stage is found for primary energy consumption, below 20%, although weaknesses in background data (clean room production, high purity materials…) may …

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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: http://safe2014.safetainability.org/. Deadline for abstracts is 15 July 2014. The theme of SAFE2014 is “Global Action For Sustainable …

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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/

Commissioner Potočnik about the new environmentalism

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

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