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How do you drink your coffee? The impact of cow's milk vs. soy milk vs. oat milk
We use a case from our client Barista Company to compare the impact of cow's milk, soy milk and oat milk.
Interview: How to handle plastic sustainably as an organisation?
Senior LCA Expert Rik Wessels talks about the themes surrounding sustainability & plastic. How does an organisation handle plastic sustainably?
Client interview HAHN Plastics; their experience of the LCA & EPD process
We performed an LCA and following EPD for HAHN Plastic. Noel Marques-Neves, Head of Operations, shares how he experienced this process and what insights he retrieved.
Case CCV: Calculating the carbon footprint with activity-based data
There are two ways to determine the size of your carbon footprint: with activity-based or spend-based data. Read more about it.
Plastic & sustainability: everything you want to know
Read all you want to know about plastic & sustainability; what is the problem and how to be more sustainable?
The environmental impact of the textile sector
Sustainability is an ongoing challenge in the textile sector, one of the world's largest industries. Read all about it.
Interview: sustainability for the textile sector
Co-founder Saro Campisano shares sustainability challenges for the textile sector.
30+ super easy sustainability acts you can do in 2024
Read 30+ super easy sustainability acts you can do in 2024.
CSRD: everything you need to know
Read this article to find out all you need to know about the CSRD.
5 Explanations for non-sustainable behavior
Stopping climate change requires a behavioral change. We describe five psychological explanations why people still behave in a non-sustainable way.
Client-interview: LCA for your product: what are the steps?
Our client Studio Anneloes shares their experiences about the steps and challenges along the way towards their LCA.
CBAM: what you need to know
Read more about the transitional phase of the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and what this means.
E-waste & sustainability
Do you know what e-Waste is, why it has such a high environmental impact, and how you can properly manage your e-waste (or the e-waste of your organisation)? Read all about e-waste & sustainability.
Quantifying sustainability: a guide to carbon accounting
Read more about Carbon accounting: measuring, quantifying, and monitoring your greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs).
The environmental impact of online behavior
Online browsing behavior has an impact on the environment; energy is required to run IT systems, data centers, and devices. Read more about the relationship between online and sustainability.
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Interview: Sustainability for IT and electronics organisations
Read more on how sustainability can look in the IT and electronics sectors. Our colleague Rik Wessels shares his insights.
What's it all about with CO₂?
CO₂ is the "villain" in the climate debate. Read this complete recap.
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Sustainable construction: an introduction
Read an introduction to why sustainability is important in the construction sector, and how sustainability can look.
LCA, EPD, and PEF: What are the differences?
Do you want to take steps towards sustainability as a company? Measuring your environmental impact is a good start.
Cats vs Dogs: the ultimate environmental-showdown
Are you a cat- or a dog person? Let’s look at this question from an environmental point of view. Which pet has the highest pawprint?
Effective & Simple: a data-driven route towards sustainability
How to tackle sustainability challenges effectively? With a data-driven approach. Read all about it.
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Packaging becomes an important part of the LCA (Life Cycle Assessment)
The EU announces that, by 2026, packaging will become part of the digital product passport. Read more about it.
Comparative life cycle assessment (LCA): the footprint of your favorite houseplant
In this comparative LCA we consider the different LCA stages for a natural plant compared to an artificial plant.
Free carbon footprint calculator for business
The Hedgehog Carbon Dashboard is the carbon footprint calculator for business. Start sustainability today with our free version, no demo required!
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No more greenwashing: the Green Claim Directive is coming
The Green Claims Directive (GCD) is coming, but what is it? The EU proposed the GCD in order to prevent greenwashing. Read more.
Life cycle assessment (LCA) - The ultimate guide for beginners
This article teaches you everything about the life cycle assessment (LCA), read all about it.
EU Digital product passports: sustainable products
Digital product passports will allow any party to access product information, considering a product’s full lifecycle. Read more about it.
Alternatives to meat: a life cycle assessment (LCA)
More and more people are aware of their current dietary habits. This article compares different meat substitutes and their environmental impact. Also they are compared to actual meat.
There’s more than carbon: impact categories overview
Read all about the impact categories to consider when conducting an life cycle assessment (LCA).
Food containers: glass or plastic?
A life cycle assessment (LCA) example of different types of food containers. Read more about it.
Impact investing: The Hitchhiker's Guide to transition finance in private equity.
Transition finance is, in essence, all about transitioning ‘brown’ companies to ‘green’. Read all about it.
From ESG to value creation
External pressure on ESG is increasing, so is awareness. Go from product to company footprint.
How to reduce your digital carbon footprint? Three tips
This article informs about your digital carbon footprint and gives recommendations on how to reduce this impact.
Sustainable business: the risk of doing nothing
Climate change poses several risks to your business. Doing nothing is far more costly.
How to sustainably BBQ: LCA example of different BBQs
We use a life cycle assessment (LCA) to compare different forms of BBQs. Read all about it.
6 tips for reducing the carbon footprint of your organisation
Curious to find out how to reduce your organisation's carbon footprint? Follow these 6 tips.
Achieve net-zero through life cycle assessment
More and more organisations need to reduce their environmental impact. A method to achieve net-zero emissions is through life cycle assessment.
Climate adaptation and mitigation
The KNMI states that warming to the 1.5 degree limit will be reached as early as 2030 at the earliest. Time to take action.
Assessing biodiversity using Life Cycle Assessment
Assessing biodiversity using in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). This article explains how biodiversity is assessed in current LCA methods.
SFDR: ESG is insufficient to comply with DNHS-principle
This article explains how ESG data is not sufficient to comply with the SFDR article 9 disclosing and reporting requirements.
Breakfast of champions: an LCA example of the English versus the continental breakfast
What is the environmental impact of your breakfast? We performed an LCA study comparing the English and continental breakfast.
SFDR: Why private equity managers must move beyond ESG data
This article explains why private equity managers are better off to leave ESG behind. Both in general and in the context of the SFDR.
Product environmental footprint: PEF the new footprint method
PEF (product environmental footprint) is the new footprint method. It’s a harmonised method to measure the environmental impact of products.
Scaling up bio-based materials for sustainable construction
Scaling up bio-based construction materials is contributing to combatting climate change. Read all about it.
Expressing environmental impact in euro's (or dollars): the ECI
What is the ECI? And is it interesting for your company?
Example LCA: which egg do you pick?
An LCA example: which egg do you pick? In this article, we compare different types of eggs based on their environmental impact.
How to sustainable construction: embrace bio-based materials
The Dutch government wants to be fully circular by 2050 through the efficient use of sustainable resources. Read all about biobased materials.
What is an environmental product declaration?
An EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) communicates the environmental impact of a product. Read all about it.
How the European Green Deal affects your business
The European Green Deal is on its way. It sets out an ambitious roadmap for climate policy in Europe. Read here all about it.
Why is a life cycle assessment important?
Measuring the environmental impact of your business or product via a life cycle assessment (LCA). Read here how this is important for you.
Eco-friendly reading: paper books versus the e-reader.
What would be better for the environment: reading a paper book or reading books on an e-reader? Read this example of a life cycle assessment comparison.
The carbon cycle: a quick recap
We explain the difference between the long and short carbon cycle and tell you how a carbon footprint can help you.
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