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  • Cracking down on plastic waste – Ecomatters joins “eCircular” to radically reduce the use of plastic materials
    Ecomatters is proud to announce its contribution to eCircular, an EIT Climate-KIC programme to cut down plastic demand, promoting a more circular approach to plastic-based material systems.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/cracking-down-on-plastic-waste-ecomatters-joins-ecircular-to-radically-reduce-the-use-of-plastic-materials-3)

  • OnderhoudNL and VVVF launch Environmental label for painters
    We would like to congratulate OnderhoudNL and The Association of Paint and Printing Ink Manufacturers (VVVF) for the official kick-off of “Milieulabel schilderwerk” (Environmental Label for Painting projects)! Ecomatters has supported this project over the last years.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/onderhoudnl-and-vvvf-launch-environmental-label-for-painters)

  • St. Louis Climate Summit 2018
    Ecomatters attended the St. Louis Climate Summit in April which was hosted by St. Louis University in Missouri. Here is our take-away.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/st-louis-climate-summit-2018)

  • A second life for carbon black
    Ecomatters is performing the Life Cycle Assessment for the BBC production of carbon black. Here are some insights on the company and the project.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/a-second-life-for-carbon-black)

  • Ecomatters participation in Food 2020 project successfully finalizes
    Ecomatters is happy to announce the successfully end of its participation in the FOOD2020 project!

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/ecomatters-participation-in-food-2020-project-successfully-finalizes)

  • Update from The World Forum on Natural Capital
    Ecomatters attented the World Forum on Natural Capital near the end of 2017 to stay informed on current discussions and innovations in the field and to collaborate with those leading the natural capital movement.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/update-from-the-world-forum-on-natural-capital)

  • What will LCM professionals work on in the future? (our survey outcome)
    In September 2017, our curiosity regarding where LCM professionals saw their professional future heading drove us to make a survey about this matter. With the start of 2018, it seems the appropriate time to share the results.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/what-will-lcm-professionals-work-on-in-the-future-our-survey-outcome)

  • The application of blockchain in supply chains
    At Ecomatters we like to keep an eye on emerging technologies and the recent hype about blockchain technology and how it will contribute to the future of how we do business is not the exception.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/the-application-of-blockchain-in-supply-chains)

  • Ecomatters’ contributions and experiences at the LCM2017 conference in Luxembourg
    Ecomatters attended and participated in the LCM2017 conference in Luxembourg where we shared our experiences and thoughts through presentations and in discussion panels.

  • Ecomatters creates first Dutch ECO Platform EN15804 EPDs
    Ecomatters is very proud to announce the certification of the first Eco Platform EPDs published by the Dutch programme operator, Stitching MRPI.

  • SMEs in the food sector present their LCA report at FOOD 2020 project meeting
    Ecomatters had last week a project meeting regarding the FOOD 2020 project with DiL and SMEs in the food industry where the results of an LCA completed by Ecomatters were shared.

  • What we can learn from the sustainable standards at COP23
    There is a lot to be learned from the innovative efforts being implemented at COP23 this year to make the event as climate neutral as possible.

  • Profit and loss assessment as key driver for sustained business success
    An increasing amount of companies seem to ask themselves the question: How can we -as a company- solve societal development challenges and reduce the risks in our value chains?

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/profit-and-loss-assessment-as-key-driver-for-sustained-business-success)

  • Environmental Footprint Pilot (PEF): Status mid 2017
    About three and a half years ago the European Commission started their Environmental Footprint (EF) pilot, commonly referred to as the PEF. Time for an overview of the current status of the project and the expected developments for the future.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/environmental-footprint-pilot-pef-status-mid-2017)

  • DPD labelled products must be taken off the shelves
    Chemical products with old DSD labels will need be taken off the shelves by June 1st, 2017.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/dpd-labelled-products-must-be-taken-off-the-shelves)

  • Coatings Eco-footprint tool update: Cradle-to-grave assessments for the paint industry
    Last year, the Eco-footprint tool went through an extended review and update process. Ecomatters adapted the models to create new life cycle scenarios for the Eco-footprint tool.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/coatings-eco-footprint-tool-update-cradle-to-grave-assessments-for-the-paint-industry)

  • REACH 2018: Last call to pre-register your substances
    Late pre-registrations can be submitted until 31 May 2017 for substances that need to be registered by 31 May 2018. Have you pre-registered your substances?

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/reach-2018-last-call-to-pre-register-your-substances)

  • Ecomatters presents latest experiences and practice at the LCM Conference
    We are happy to announce that we have been invited again to present our work at the LCM Conference, to be held from September 3 to 6 in Luxembourg. Together with our partners and clients, we will present our latest experiences and practice in Life Cycle Management.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/ecomatters-presents-latest-experiences-and-practice-at-the-lcm-conference)

  • Does your substance appear on the 2017 SVHC Candidate List?
    In the beginning of next year, ECHA will update the so-called Candidate List to include bisphenol A, PFDA, PTAP and 4-HPbl. Do you work with these or other Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)? Then you may have additional regulatory obligations.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/does-your-substance-appear-on-the-2017-svhc-candidate-list)

  • Ecomatters joins Xarxa Barcelona+Sostenible
    Barcelona+Sostenible is a network of companies and organisations that assume their responsibility and commitment in the construction of a more sustainable city of Barcelona.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/ecomatters-joins-xarxa-barcelonasostenible)

  • Ecomatters now member of Fundación Empresa y Clima (Business and Climate Foundation)
    Fundación Empresa y Clima (Business and Climate Foundation) is a non-profit organisation that works to spread the business leadership and commitment against climate change.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/ecomatters-now-member-of-fundacion-empresa-y-clima)

  • Ecomatters joins Natural Capital Coalition
    As of December 2016, Ecomatters is an official member of the Natural Capital Coalition. The Natural Capital Coalition is a unique global multi-stakeholder collaboration that brings together leading global initiatives and organizations to harmonize approaches to natural capital.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/ecomatters-joins-natural-capital-coalition)

  • Top 5 reasons why companies should implement sustainability
    Why are companies implementing sustainability more and more? Top 5 most heard reasons why companies should implement sustainability.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/top-5-reasons-why-companies-should-implement-sustainability)

  • Ecomatters annual internal conference in Barcelona
    Ecomatters held its annual internal conference in July. We gathered all our team members in Barcelona for three days to meet, engage and think about sustainability, chemical safety, and ourselves.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/ecomatters-annual-internal-conference-in-barcelona)

  • AkzoNobel launches 4D Profit and Loss Methodology
    In September 2016 AkzoNobel has launched their newly developed 4 Dimensional Profit and Loss (4D P&L) methodology in the Gothenburg Bookfair in Sweden.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/akzonobel-launches-4d-profit-and-loss-methodology)

  • Integration of sustainability in design & development – an inspiring example from Corbion
    This example shows how sustainability and life cycle thinking are integrated into the business and decision making processes.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/integration-of-sustainability-in-design-development-an-inspiring-example-of-corbion)

  • ExposureMust an SDS always include an exposure scenario?
    Can you conclude that your supplier is non-compliant if he does not provide you with an exposure scenario? In short, the answer is “probably not”.

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/must-an-sds-always-include-an-exposure-scenario)

  • Stoffen en arbodagNeed for SDS compliance check discussed at the Voorlichtingsdag Stoffen & Arbo
    Ecomatters attended the VNCI/VHCP Voorlichtingsdag Stoffen & Arbo for the third consecutive year. This year special attention was given to the need for SDS compliance checks. Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/need-for-sds-compliance-check-discussed-at-the-voorlichtingsdag-stoffen-arbo-2016)

  • FOODCall for Dutch SMEs that want to reduce their environmental impact
    Rising demands from consumers for a better quality and safe food reflect on the need to produce food transparently and more sustainable. Do you want to know how sustainable your current product/process is and how you can make it more sustainable? Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/call-for-dutch-smes-that-want-to-reduce-their-environmental-impact)

  • SDS“Help, my supplier’s SDSs are of poor quality!”
    According to the Dutch Workplace Inspectorate (ISZW), most of the SDSs provided by upstream suppliers fall short in terms of quality. What do you do if the SDSs you receive are lacking data? Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/help-my-supplier-sdss-are-of-poor-quality)

  • REACHDownstream users of chemicals: are you aware of your REACH obligations?
    Many professional users, formulators and re-fillers are not yet fully aware of their REACH responsibilities. How about you? Are you sure your organisation is operating in compliance with REACH? Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/downstream-users-of-chemicals-are-you-aware-of-your-reach-obligations)

  • Barcelona5 things your company should consider after the COP21
    On December 11th 2015, most governments around the world agreed to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by the second half of this century. Based on this new reality, what should you consider for your business? Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/5-things-your-company-should-consider-after-the-cop21)

  • BarcelonaHola Barcelona!
    Ecomatters expands with the opening of our office in Barcelona. We believe that each company requires specific support, and the new office will enable us to deliver this personal attention to our Southern European neighbours. Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/hola-barcelona)

  • PEF developmentsThe Product Environmental Footprint: moving towards success or failure?
    Did you know Ecomatters is involved in one of the European Commission’s Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) pilots? We gladly share some insights in the PEF project with you, based on our experience within the pilot on decorative paints. Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/the-product-environmental-footprint-moving-towards-success-or-failure)

  • LCM Ecomatters standLCM 2015: our participation in ‘mainstreaming Life Cycle Management’
    From August 25th until September 2nd, Ecomatters was present at the LCM conference in Bordeaux, focusing on mainstreaming Life Cycle Management. We were very excited to share various projects with the attendees during 2 presentations. Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/lcm-2015-our-participation-in-mainstreaming-life-cycle-management)

  • REACH 2018REACH 2018: Starting today is “at the edge of being late”
    Do you have to register? Learn from other companies’ previous experience and start early! Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/reach-2018-starting-today-is-at-the-edge-of-being-late)

  • Hiring a consultant4 Things to consider when hiring a consultant
    Are you considering hiring a consultant, but are you not sure how to find one that will meet your needs? In this article we share 4 things with you that we think are important to consider when hiring a consultant. Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/4-things-to-consider-when-hiring-a-consultant)

  • Powder coatingsProtective coatings studies reveal that quality pays off
    Ecomatters has successfully completed two life cycle studies on the application of coating systems in outdoor use. The studies show the hotspots in the value chain and the differences between different coating applications. Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/protective-coatings-studies-reveal-that-quality-pays-off)

  • LCM 2015Ecomatters presents at LCM conference 2015
    Ecomatters will present various projects at the 7th International Conference on Life Cycle Management (LCM) in Bordeaux, August 30th until September 2nd. We are looking forward to meet you there. Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/ecomatters-presents-at-lcm-conference-2015)

  • Stoffen en Arbodag 2015Ecomatters present at the VNCI/VHCP “Voorlichtingsdag Stoffen & Arbo 2015”
    We very much enjoyed meeting our customers and colleagues and making new contacts at the VNCI/VHCP Stoffen- & Arbodag 2015. Focused on REACH 2018, the event gave the participants insight into the latest developments regarding the implementation of REACH. Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/ecomatters-present-at-the-vncivhcp-voorlichtingsdag-stoffen-arbo-2015)

  • StrengthsFinderStrengths-based Ecomatters team
    This spring, Ecomatters has become a Strengths-based company. Are you curious what this means? Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/strengths-based-ecomatters-team)

  • Biocides 1 Sept 2015Biocides 1 Sept 2015 – Apply now to stay on the market
    Under the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR, Regulation (EU) 528/2012) active substances must be approved before an authorisation for a biocidal product containing them can be granted. Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/biocides-1-sept-2015-apply-now-to-stay-on-the-market)

  • LCA: Allowing fair comparison?LCA: Allowing fair comparison?
    Driven by societal concerns, there is a general trend towards green marketing and eco-labelling as a possible solution to avoid unsubstantiated claims about “environmentally friendly” products. Various initiatives aim to tackle these concerns. Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/lca-allowing-fair-comparison)

  • 2015 deadline for CLP mixture classification approaches
    ECHA: “Reclassification may not always be straightforward”
    Read more…

    (http://www NULL.ecomatters NULL.nl/es/2015-deadline-for-clp-mixture-classification-approaches)