Cepi launches LCA tool for paper products

The Confederation of European Paper Industries (Cepi) together with its member companies, has developed a life-cycle analysis (LCA) tool for paper products that is fully based on the EU’s sustainability guidelines. The tool reportedly enables any Cepi member company to calculate product LCAs and validate their green claims within the Green Deal context. 

In December 2019, the European Commission presented its Green Deal roadmap, a strategy aimed at putting Europe on the right track for climate neutrality by 2050, while encouraging sustainable economic growth. 

In line with this strategy, the Commission decided to leverage the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) LCA method, to help distinguish between valid sustainability claims and “greenwashing”. 

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