The consortium work is based on
A science-based method
for measuring environmental impacts throughout the life cycle of products, based on the principles of the European Union’s PEF scientific method.
of environmental impacts of standard ingredients and raw materials used in formulas and packaging.
A harmonized scoring system
containing a score range enabling the consumer to easily compare products.
usable by non-experts, that enables each brand to calculate the environmental impact of individual products and the associated scoring.
Definition of the technical framework and Consortium’s governance
Start of the methodological work, communication and recruitment
Continuous work on the footprinting and scoring methodologies. Recruitment continues.
Tool, methodology and database further developments and refinements