SuMPO Environmental Label Program Office

[Online Briefing on Operational Improvement Vol.2] held on 12/19/2023

[SuMPO Environmental Labels] Online Briefing on Operation Improvement Vol. 2

The Sustainable Management Promotion Organization (SuMPO; Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Takehisa Kabeya; hereafter referred to as “SuMPO”) is working to promote the spread of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), which are comprehensive product environmental information that includes carbon footprints, SuMPO is working to update its environmental labeling program to accelerate communication of environmental information among companies in the supply chain.
From April 2024, we are planning to implement three new measures: “EPD standardization “*1, “migration to the calculation tool MiLCA for EPD “*2, and “fee revision “*3. For your information, an online briefing on this operation will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2023, from 14:00 to 15:00.
To register for the information session, please click the link at the end of this text.
We held an explanatory meeting on November 14 regarding the fee revision, and this is a supplemental explanation to the points you have asked about.

*1: In line with international standards, CFP is positioned as a part of EPD (Multi-area evaluation) and EPD is common to all products. Only climate change (CFP) can be cut out and continue to declare its carbon footprint.
*2:As of April 2024, the loan of the calculation tool (Excel version) for IDEA v2.1.3 will be discontinued in favor of the calculation tool (MiLCA for EPD version) for IDEA v3.1. Click here for “MiLCA for EPD Frequently Asked Questions”
*3: The rate revision will be implemented from April 2024. click here for the “New Rate Announcement Online Briefing Session Archived Streaming and Q&A” held on November 14, 2023.

SuMPO Environmental Labeling Program Operational Improvement Online Information Session

Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2023, 14:00-15:00
Contents:  (1) Standardization of EPDs
(2) Migration to the calculation tool MiLCA for EPD
(3) Revision of fees
How to apply : Please fill out the form below.

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