We develop projects tailored to each company’s needs – consulting by the hour or to fixed budget and fixed schedule.
- January 2021
The goal of this study is to carry out a comparative LCA of the thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) Hytrel® by DuPont™ based on both renewably‑sourced and fossil‑based production routes for key ingredients.
This project aims to develop time‑series of life cycle (LCA) results of RSPO certified versus non‑certified palm oil. Further, the LCA is differentiate between producing countries and type of growers (estates and smallholders)
This project consists of a pilot (LCA) study of refined palm oil. Mitigation options in relation to nature conservation is investigated and comparisons with industry average palm oil is made.
The project aims at quantifying the environmental impacts of a range of solutions from DuPont Nutrition & Health. The project includes life cycle screenings of DuPont specialty food ingredients and their application in the industry.
- September 2020
This project involved a high‑level screening life cycle assessment (LCA) of the product EmbryoScope+, focusing on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The project resulted in a report aimed at the decision‑makers at Vitrolife A/S.
- May 2020
The project concerned a cradle‑to‑gate LCA of a specification of the bio‑based nylon resin Zytel® produced by DuPont™, and a comparison with a fossil‑based alternative.
- April 2020
A comparative LCA of individual product lines was performed for Daka’s treatment services of by‑products from slaughterhouses, fallen stock (animals that died on farm) and food waste. Furthermore total product portfolio LCAs for 2018/2019 were calculated.
- December 2019
This project provides a climate footprint of a video meeting using Jabra Panacast, a comparison to face‑to‑face meetings, and a description of the approach followed to obtain the results. The project resulted in a not publicly available report.
- July 2019
The goal of this study was to assess the environmental impact of pea protein isolate produced by DuPont Nutrition & Health from North American yellow peas.
- August 2018
The aim of this study is to compare selected Ecosave Packaging with conventional packaging for a range of impact categories. The study enables the client to provide quantitative information to customers.
- August 2018
The LCA study was commissioned by Procter & Gamble and compared two commercial hand dish detergents used in Sweden. We took part in a critical review in accordance with ISO 14040/44.
- March 2018
The project concerned a cradle‑to‑gate LCA of isolated soy protein (ISP) produced by DuPont N&H in the United States. The LCA included the cultivation of soy as well as the processing of the beans to ISP.
- November 2017
The goal of this study was to assess the environmental impact of the sweetener xylitol, produced by DuPont Nutrition & Health based on different raw materials and different production sites.
- November 2017
We chaired a critical review panel for an LCA study on PVC films consumed in Mexico, commissioned by the Mexican Chemical Manufacturers Association (ANIQ) and performed by CADIS.
- June 2017
The project (ARIADNA) aimed at providing an environmental, economic and social assessment of the implementation in Spain of a deposit return system (DRS) for some plastic and glass beverage containers present in municipal solid waste (MSW). The consequences of implementing this system were compared to those of the existing system, based on kerbside collection of these materials.
- June 2017
The study builds on top of previous studies carried out for United Plantations to estimate the environmental impact of palm oil. The environmental impacts relate to the life cycle of palm oil from cultivation to the gate of the refinery including all upstream emissions (summary report).
- April 2017
This project aims to increase the knowledge of social performance of two products from the Nestlé supply chains: the production of milk (liquid milk and milk powder) in Pakistan, and the production of tomato‑based sauces under the Solis brand in Spain.
- December 2016
The purpose of the study was to document the total environmental impact of the product portfolio of the alcohol monopolies. The environmental impacts was expressed in monetary units, in addition to the underlying physical units.
- July 2016
We conducted a critical review of the carbon footprint study commissioned by REC Solar and carried out by Deloitte & Touche Enterprise Risk Services Pte. Ltd. South East Asia.
- May 2016
An Environmental Product & Loss account (E P&L) was conducted by Arla Foods, the third largest dairy cooperative in the world, with the aim of documenting the total environmental impact of Arla Foods.
- May 2016
We developed a tool, which can be used for calculation of carbon footprint of milk both at farm level and at national level. The tool is used by Danish dairy farmers and to review selected historical national productions.
- April 2016
On the basis of an assignment from the Center for Construction this project aimed to uncover potentials and barriers in the use of wood in Danish construction.
- March 2016
The study builds on top of previous studies carried out for United Plantations to estimate the environmental impact of palm oil, presented as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, i.e. carbon footprint. The environmental impacts relate to the life cycle of palm oil from cultivation to the gate of the refinery including all upstream emissions.
- June 2015
The project concerned a cradle‑to‑customer LCA of locust bean gum produced by DuPont N&H at their plant in Valencia in Spain. The LCA was a cradle‑to‑gate assessment and included the cultivation of carob pods, and the processing at the plant in Valencia.
- May 2015
This project has applied life cycle assessment (LCA) to a series of emulsifiers manufactured by DuPont Nutrition and Health in Grindsted, Denmark.
- april 2015
The goal of this study was to assess the environmental impact of protein obtained from different animal and vegetable sources.
- February 2015
We performed critical review of the report: “Cradle‑to‑Gate Global Warming Potential impacts of Elkem Solar Silicon, Norway”
- January 2015
The goal of this project was to perform an environmental product declaration for a specific textile duct and enable future EPD's of similar textile ducts produced by the company.
- December 2014
The study consisted of an LCA of palm oil production for United Plantations Berhad based on their results for 2004‑2013 and building on previous studies. The environmental impact of palm oil is here presented as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, i.e. carbon footprint. A summary of the findings is available here.
- February 2014
This project was a collaborative effort, looking into Novo Nordisk's value chain, leading to the first Novo Nordisk Environmental Profit and Loss Account (E P&L).
- January 2014
The purpose of this project was to provide an overview of DuPont N&H’s total CO2e emissions (the so‑called organizational carbon footprint) to enable decision‑making and prioritization in their environmental work.
- September 2013
This critical review is carried out in accordance with ISO 14040/44 as the study is a third party report and the results are intended to be used to support a comparative assertion intended to be disclosed to the public.
- December 2011
Life cycle assessment of palm oil production for United Plantations Berhad (Teluk Intan, Malaysia) undertaken in 2011.
- June 2011
The project included a cradle‑to‑gate life cycle assessment of DuPont’s SOFT‑N‑SAFETM.
- June 2010
The aim was an input‑output database accounting for all sectors of the economy for EU‑27 to be used in SimaPro.
- May 2010
The project aimed at summarizing the steps, arguments and market data that are needed to identify the long term marginal supplier affected by a long‑term change in demand for two types of kraftwood.
- July 2009
The project aimed to provide a detailed overview of the environmental impacts, seen in a life cycle perspective, of an aluminium smelter with an annual capacity of 360,000 tonnes planned for instalment in West Greenland.
- February 2008
The objective of the study was to review existing proposals for biodiversity indicators for forest management, placing the indicators within a common framework.
- May 2005
- March 2003
The purpose of this project was to test the implemention of a product‑oriented environmental management system at all levels in a large bakery enterprise. Peter Senge's concept of a learning organization was an inspiration for the project.
In 2006 we developed our first life cycle impact assessment method with option for full monetarisation of all impact categories. Now we are updating it and offer everyone to join the further developments the field of monetary valuation in our Monetarisation Club.
We have developed the first complete, quantitative, top‑down social impact assessment method and make the data available in our Social LCA Club.