The goal is a lower carbon footprint
To act wisely and develop in the right direction, it is necessary to have knowledge and clear goals. In our sustainability work, we carry out thorough life-cycle assessments (LCAs) to calculate our – and our products’ – environmental impact throughout their life cycle. The results serve as the basis for our ambitious goals and guide us in our work going forward. Each EPD we report is based on a detailed life-cycle assessment.
Comparing different EPDs
EPDs are prepared according to standardised forms, which means that all modules contain the same type of information. However, the collection of data used for the analysis may differ, and different manufacturers may use different assumptions and limitations. The assumptions made for each module are always described in the EPD. Assumptions are made from module A4 onwards, such as transport distances (based on sales history), the use of Swedish energy mix, for example, or service life (based on Lighting Europe).