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EPD Australasia launches new webinar program

As EPDs are increasingly used by organisations to provide verified, reliable and transparent environmental information on their products and services, EPD Australasia is taking steps to ensure that organisations understand the EPD process and how best to use EPDs both... Read more

EPD International expands its work on climate-related and circular procurement.

EPD International has recently accelerated its work on climate-related and circular procurement. One part of the work focuses on the unique possibility for EPDs to provide quantitative and comparable bids facilitating the daily work of procurement authorities. EPDs are also... Read more

EPD templates updated for construction products PCR

The EPD template, Construction products, PCR 2019:14 (EN 15804:A2) and verification report, PCR 2019:14 (EN 15804:A2), have been updated by the International EPD System to suit version 1.1 of PCR for Construction products 2019:14. Click here to access updated documents.

Firth Uses EPD to Keep Improving

Firth is New Zealand’s largest manufacturer of ready-mix concrete and concrete masonry, with almost a century of experience behind them. The company has a long-term commitment to improving sustainability in the New Zealand building and infrastructure sectors. When it came... Read more

BlueScope update EPDs – adding value to their customers

BlueScope published Australia’s very first EPDs registered by EPD Australasia. Now, five years later they have released a suite of updated EPDs. Once again, BlueScope are first off the mark, this time being the first to publish to standard EN15804:2012+A2:2019... Read more

EPD owner survey: tell us what you think

EPD Australasia recently conducted a survey of its EPD owners on the driver and barriers for EPDs and how we can better support our EPD owners. Many thanks go out to those who took the time to complete this as... Read more

Season’s Greetings and Christmas closure

The EPD Australasia Secretariat will close for the Christmas period at midday NZDT on Thursday 24th December, re-opening on Monday 11th January. The deadline for submitting EPDs for publication before the end of the year, in the EPD Australasia database,... Read more

Technical guidance published on new PCR for construction products

The EPD Australasia Technical Advisory Group has published a technical guidance note on the new Product Category Rules (PCR) for construction products. The standard EN 15804 “Sustainability of construction works. Environmental product declarations. Core rules for the product category of construction... Read more

Bombardier the First to Publish EPD for a Business Aircraft

The range of EPDs continues to expand with Bombardier Aviation and the International EPD® System recently announcing the first publication of an EPD for business aviation, the Global 7500 aircraft. The aircraft EPD is third party verified and provides fully... Read more

Abodo Wood Recognises Need for Environmental Transparency

Abodo is a family owned, New Zealand based timber company, priding themselves on producing beautiful, durable, and renewable timbers. The company has long had a strong environmental commitment: harvesting from certified rapidly renewable plantation forests, minimising transport related emissions and... Read more

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