Mass Balance & ISCC Plus

Mass Balance & ISCC PLUS

Mass Balance The mass balance has become a significant milestone in advancing towards a circular economy and bioeconomy. This approach is specifically designed to trace the flow of materials through complex value chains, making it a powerful tool in promoting sustainability and responsible sourcing. Through verifiable bookkeeping, this approach allows businesses to attribute the use…

EcoVadis Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index 2023

EcoVadis Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index 2023

The EcoVadis Supply Chain Assessment EcoVadis is a supply chain assessment which helps companies to understand and quantify sustainability risks within their supply chain. Unlike individual questionnaires or very specific ones like CDP, EcoVadis offers a standardized approach which is able to compare the performance of companies with entirely different profiles on a rating scale…

CPR Blogpost

Construction Products Regulation (CPR): PCF for all Construction Materials

The Future of the Construction Industry in the EU: A Look at the New Proposal for the Harmonization of Construction Products The European Commission has recently put forward a proposal for a regulation by the European Parliament and the Council that could potentially revolutionize the marketing of construction products within the European Union (EU). This…

Green Claims and Labels

Green Claims & Circular Economy

The Fight for Sustainable Consumption in a Jungle of Labels Consumers worldwide struggle to make sustainable choices, as it is often unclear what stands behind the label’s promises. And not without reason. There are approximately 230 sustainability labels on the European market, half of which lack verification. 40% of sustainability claims are unsubstantiated, and 53%…

TNFD & Biodiversity

Biodiversity – Final countdown to TNFD

Upcoming release of final recommendations In the midst of the upheaval around the new EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), another organisation is preparing the release of its final recommendations on the disclosure of specific risks and opportunities. The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) will publish its global framework for risk management and reporting…