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Measuring The Environmental Footprint Of Organisations In The PEF Initiative

The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) approach is game-changing in product assessment. This week, we discuss how the same principles can be used to evaluate the environmental footprint of organisations.

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Carbon Modelling In The PEF Initiative

PEF SERIES via PRé Sustainability | The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) approach is game-changing when it comes to comparing products. This time, we talk about the state of the art of carbon modelling in the PEF approach.

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Electric Cars Guarantee Green Mobility: Myth Or Not?

Electric vehicles are lauded as the best passenger vehicles available today. But do they really have lower impacts than hybrid vehicles or the much-maligned internal combustion vehicles? This month’s Sustainability Mythbusters.

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Impact Assessment In The PEF Initiative

PEF SERIES | The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) approach is game-changing when it comes to comparing products. This time, we talk about how the PEF initiative chose its impact assessment methods.

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Growing Biofuels Causes Food Shortages: Myth Or Not?

As a science-based method, LCA is an excellent tool to bust the myths that surround sustainability. In this monthly series, we look at some common sustainability ideas to see if they are myth or true. In today’s episode we discuss the concerns about the recent rapid increase in global biomass production. By Laura Golsteijn , Consultant …

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Five ways to circular economy: Product as a service

In a circular economy, the intention is to produce no waste or pollution. Instead, products, parts and materials are used, cared for, repaired, reused and recycled as much as possible. This requires new and innovative approaches to business, and assessment methods such as LCA to measure the effect. In our circular economy miniseries, we’ll address …

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Five ways to circular economy: Product life extension

The circular economy aims to produce no waste – by reusing, repairing and recycling materials in the highest possible quality In this miniseries, we discuss business models that help reach that goal. Today: product life extension.

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What’s new in SimaPro 8.2?

SimaPro version 8.2 has just been released. It includes the new ecoinvent database v3.2 along with a number of datasets from Plastics Europe that have been added to the Industry Data 2.0 library. Additionally, several small updates were made to impact assessment methods. This is a summary of the most import updates.

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Using LCA To Support The Circular Economy

To move from a linear to a circular economy, recycling is key. But how can you help ensure that your recycling efforts don’t increase your impact?

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A Plant-based Diet Has A Lower Impact: Myth Or Not?

A new study claims that it’s better for the environment to eat bacon than it is to eat lettuce. But doesn’t everybody else say that plant-based diets have a lower impact? This month in Sustainability Mythbusters: food fight!

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