• Kiwa-Ecobility Experts - EPD program operator according to ISO 14025

    The Ecobility Experts of Kiwa GmbH act as programme operator of a Type III environmental declaration programme in accordance with the requirements of DIN EN ISO 14025. We provide you with independent verification of your environmental product declaration (EPD).

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  • Kiwa-Ecobility Experts FAQ

    Sustainability efforts are becoming increasingly important. This presents companies with the challenge of knowing and communicating the environmental impact of their products. Environmental product declarations (EPDs) are used as an effective tool for this purpose. We bring light into the dark green.

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  • Circularity in the construction industry

    Kiwa's role in the circular economy in construction and how our customers benefit from it. Global climate change is forcing us to use resources sustainably. Construction is a priority, as building is responsible for a quarter of all CO2 emissions. We use half of the world's raw materials to construct buildings, roads, transport networks and other infrastructure.

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  • With ReTHiNK you can independently create life cycle assessments and EPDs for your products. A life cycle assessment (LCA) provides information on the environmental impacts (such as global warming potential, eutrophication potential or resource consumption) of your product over its entire life cycle.
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  • The increasing sustainability requirements for companies demand new ways to objectify, validate or confirm the sustainability performances of globally active companies. Supply chain due diligence in the mineral and metal sector is a key element regarding the envisaged sustainability transition.
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  • Nationally and internationally, the requirements for companies to ensure compliance with social and environmental standards at their locations and in their supply chains are increasing. Kiwa already supports you in all current and future challenges in the area of sustainability. Document the sustainability in your supply chain from the origin of the raw materials to the finished product with Kiwa.
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  • Nationally and internationally, the requirements for companies to ensure compliance with social and environmental standards at their locations and in their supply chains are increasing. Kiwa already supports you in all current and future challenges in the area of sustainability. Document the sustainability in your supply chain from the origin of the raw materials to the finished product with Kiwa.
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  • A carbon footprint quantifies the total direct and indirect CO2 emissions. The Corporate Carbon Footprint (CCF) following ISO 14064 is divided into three scopes.
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  • The We Care standard covers the four fields of action: corporate governance, supply chain management, environment and employee responsibility. The standard places a special focus on socially, sustainably and fairly designed supply chain management. Kiwa independently audits and certifies its management system.
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  • A carbon footprint quantifies the total direct and indirect CO2 emissions. A distinction is made between Corporate Carbon Footprints (CCF) for companies and Carbon Footprints of Products (CFP).
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  • The "Product Environmental Footprint (PEF)" represents the next level of European environmental policy and serves to communicate essential environmental parameters in B2B and B2C.
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  • Production of energy from renewable and decentralized energy is booming worldwide – the photovoltaic market has annual growth rates of around 20%. In order to remain successfully on the market, the safety, quality, durability and reliability of your products are essential.
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  • EPDs are type III environmental declarations and are regulated by DIN EN ISO 14025 and DIN EN 15804. They contain quantifiable environmental information on a European harmonized, scientific basis. The data are developed by taking a holistic view of the product, optimization potentials along the material.
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  • The CO2 Footprint, also known as the Carbon Footprint, records the total CO2 emissions that occur directly or indirectly over the life cycle of a product system.
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  • A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a systematic analysis of potential environmental impacts of a product system over its entire life cycle, from production to use and disposal.
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