LCA

    Get Involved in the Australasian EPD Scheme project

    Enviromark Solutions Limited has been appointed as the Project Manager to develop the Australasian Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Scheme based on the International EPD® System, on behalf of LCANZ in New Zealand and ALCAS in Australia.

    New Zealand Whole Building Whole of Life Framework - Reporting. Comments welcome

    BRANZ has been undertaking important research into development of a New Zealand Whole Building Whole of Life Framework with the aim of providing more of a level playing field to environmental assessment of buildings, and the contribution made by products, based on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).

    LCANZ Christmas Networking Event

    The LCANZ Christmas Networking event is to be held on Thursday12th December in Wellington and Auckland.  Please click here to view the inviation.

    RSVP's to go to Helene Sterzik

    Upcoming events

    In a new semi-regular feature, the LCANZ Networking Working Group have compiled a list of upcoming events that may be of interest to LCANZ members:

    The Australasian EPD Scheme

     
    The lack of a scheme for the development and registration of Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) in New Zealand and Australia has been a barrier to those companies seeking to differentiate the environmental performance of their products through science-based, third party verified reporting.
     
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    Webinar: Royal Flush vs. Bluff - EPD trumps Greenwash

    Thursday 5th September

    3.00PM - 3.45PM NZST/1.45PM AEST

    Similar to a nutrition label, an Envriomental Product Declaration (EPD) allows purchasing managers and ocnsumers to fairly assess different products.

    Food for Thought Series 2013 underway

    On Thursday 25th July, Professor Greg Thoma from the Sustainability Consortium and the University of Arkansas spoke to audiences in Christchurch at Enviro-Mark Solutions and the University of Canterbury as part of the New Zealand Life Cycle Management Centre Food for Thought Series 2013.  The Sustainability Consortium boasts an international memebership working together to improve the use

    Food for Thought Series Workshop - "The Sustainability Consortium's role in driving sustainability through supply chains"

    Dear carbon hero,
     
    The Enviro-Mark Solutions team is delighted to invite you  to a Food for Thought Series 2013 workshop with Professor Greg Thoma on Thursday 25th July (3-5pm) in Christchurch.

    LCANZ Network Meeting - "Driving sustainability through supply chains" - 26th July 2013

    Invitiation to hear a world expert - Professor Greg Thoma

    "Driving sustainability through supply chains"

    Plus, the fifth Annual General Meeting of the LIfe Cycle Association of New Zealand.

    4.30PM - 7.00PM, Friday 26th July 2013

    Venues: (video link between two venues)

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