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How can companies determine and mitigate the environmental impact of their activities along the entire value chain?

Emissions to air, water consumption, land-use change, alteration of biodiversity, consumption of natural resources – companies cause various environmental impacts. Accounting for these environmental impacts starts with the direct effects at the site. But the environment can also be impacted in the upstream and downstream value chain through the manufacture, transport, use, or disposal of products. The life cycle assessment method is used to balance the environmental impacts over the entire life cycle. This allows companies to quantify the ecological effects and use the results for environmental reporting, eco-design, process optimization, or green investments.

In particular, we consider the following questions:

  • How can a company create a product life cycle assessment for its products?
  • How can my company become more resource-efficient?
  • How can material efficiency projects in companies be evaluated based on their GHG emissions?

Below you will find our news, publications, and projects on the subject

More News on Topic (2)

  • How can the amount of greenhouse gas emissions saved through material efficiency projects be determined?
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  • Award for the 4E Network at the Annual Event of the Energy Efficiency and Climate Protection Networks Initiative
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More Publications on Topic (5)

  • How can the avoided emissions of renewable energy installations be calculated?
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  • How can the amount of greenhouse gas emissions saved through material efficiency projects be determined?
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  • CO2, Emissionen, Schornstein
    Daily updated specific Greenhouse Gas Emissions of the German Electricity Mix
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  • Info: What is the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)?
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  • Climate neutral companies – developing an actionable GHG reduction strategy
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More Projects on Topic (1)

  • Übereinandergelegte Hände Pexels Zusammenarbeit
    Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency Network
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