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ACCC to scrutinise green claims more closely

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will be closely scrutinising businesses making environmental and sustainability claims in the 2022/23 fiscal year.  This includes claims about consumer goods, manufacturing, the energy sector, and carbon neutrality. “Many consumers are increasingly considering... Read more

EN15804 compliant EPDs recognised as highest quality data source for embodied carbon

Construction EPDs compliant with EN15804 (such as all EPDs for construction products registered with EPD Australasia) have been recognised by the New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) as being of the highest quality data source for embodied... Read more

Q&A: GPI v4.0, single EPD dataset registration and EPD digitalisation

As you may be aware there are some significant changes on the horizon for EPDs, we have put together some commonly asked Q&As below around these changes and welcome any further questions to info@epd-australasia.com. The changes are a result of... Read more

Construction Product PCR updated

On the 23rd of June EPD International released a new version of the construction product PCR of version 1.2 of PCR 2019:14 Construction products, which now complies with version 4 of the General Programme Instructions. Examples of changes in version... Read more

Red Stag Timbers’ EPDs recently published

Red Stag Timber is a privately owned timber company that was established in 2003 to operate the Waipa Mill, the largest timber mill in the Southern Hemisphere.  From the outset, the company has had an ongoing commitment to continually upgrade... Read more

EPD Contributes to Brickworks’ Sustainability Strategy

A subsidiary of Brickworks Building Products, Austral Masonry produces the workhorses of the construction industry: masonry blocks, retaining walls and paving.  Parent company Brickworks is one of the world’s largest and most diverse building material manufacturers with sustainability built into... Read more

Exciting changes at EPD Australasia

In June Stephen Mitchell who has served the EPD Australasia board as Chair since May 2017 stepped down from this role as chair to take on a new and important role within the organisation as our Advocacy and Marketing Manager.... Read more

Updated ECO Platform logotype valid from 1 Jan 2022

The ECO Platform AISBL have updated their logotype. It’s use is mandatory from January 1, 2022 for all your construction (EN15804) EPDs. To make the new ECO EPD logo more widely applicable the new ECO EPD logo comes in three... Read more

EPD International AB is now ISO 9001 and 14001 certified

Our international partner EPD International AB has obtained ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications for its quality and environmental management system. This demonstrates the ongoing commitment of EPD International AB to the highest standards of transparency and best practise. “Both ISO... Read more

Green Star New Zealand consults on upgrade to include more embodied carbon focus

Green Star is New Zealand’s largest voluntary and truly holistic sustainability rating system for buildings, fitouts and communities and they want your help. Green Star is currently upgrading with a greater focus on cutting embodied carbon, a consultation document is... Read more

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