Carbon Minds database

cm.chemicals database by Carbon Minds is a large-scale dataset for the environmental assessment of chemicals and plastics. Backed by a consistent methodology and annual updates, cm.chemicals is a one-stop data source for ISO 14040/14044 compliant life cycle assessment studies. The database is available in three data packages that cover the main chemicals and plastics responsible for 75% of the industry’s global greenhouse gas emissions.

cm.chemicals will soon be available in SimaPro format. SimaPro users with a valid license can purchase the cm.chemicals database directly from us. Request a quote and get notified once the database is available.

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Why choose Carbon Minds database?

Extensive life cycle data for chemicals and plastics

Get climate impact data for major chemicals and plastics in 190 regions – all in one single database. There’s no need to mix chemical LCI databases from different sources, so you can make fair comparisons and avoid inconsistencies.

ISO-ready data from a consistent methodology

You can use cm.chemicals data in compliance with ISO 14040 and 14044 for LCA. All the data at your disposal comes from one consistent 3rd party certified methodology. With consistent data in an ISO-compliant study, you lay a solid foundation for credible LCA results.

Highly regionalized LCA data

For any of the chemicals in the cm.chemicals database, the data covers every region where the chemical is produced or imported. With this degree of regionalization, you get highly specific, relevant data for your chemical and plastics LCA studies.

starting at

€ 500 (educational)

Data packages and data-on-demand

The cm.chemicals database is available in three data packages that cover the main chemicals and plastics responsible for 75% of the industry’s global greenhouse gas emissions.

 

1. Basic

  • 78 chemical and plastic products
  • Production and consumption mixes
  • Regions: China, the US, Europe (Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and EU-27 average) and global average.

 

2. Technology insights

  • 78 chemical and plastic products
  • Production and consumption mixes + major production technologies
  • Regions: China, the US, Europe (Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and EU-27 average) and global average.

 

3. Global insights

  • 78 chemical and plastic products
  • Production and consumption mixes + major production technologies
  • Covers all available regions: up to 190 regions per chemical and EU-27 average and global average.

 

data-on-demand

For all other chemicals, please contact Carbon Minds directly. Data-on-demand is available on request.

 

The chemicals industry is the single largest industrial consumer of fossil energy and that makes it one of the most impactful areas of human activity. Enabling climate action in the sector requires highly specific data that has never existed before – collecting, enriching and providing that data is the driving force behind Carbon Minds.

Raoul Meys, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Carbon Minds

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