FoodCarbonScope™ is a
web-based LCA software tool for the modeling and analysis of life cycle greenhouse
gas (GHG) emissions, energy use and water use in food and beverage products.
FoodCarbonScope™ has been expertly designed from the ground up to help the food
and beverage industry meet the challenges of sustainable production and
Provides an interactive, easy-to-use platform for analyzing complex product
Comprehensive analysis, covering all life cycle stages from cradle to grave
(agriculture, processing/packaging, distribution, retail, cooking, waste
disposal, etc.) and
accounting for all GHG emissions and resource use.
Comes with the largest commercially available life cycle inventory (LCI)
database for North American food production and processing, as well as
additional data for Europe and other parts of the world.
product life cycle assessment (LCA) results at a fraction
of the typical costs associated with conventional LCAs of food and beverages.
Highly customizable to match the level of detail needed for the problem at hand.
Targets the three environmental metrics that are most critical for businesses
and consumers: GHG emissions, energy use and water use.
Analysis and results from
FoodCarbonScope™ can be used in a variety of
Product eco-labeling – including carbon and water footprint labels – and other
business-to-business and business-to-consumer sustainability communications.
Competitive environmental benchmarking of food and beverage products.
Identification of environmental hotspots and other inefficiencies in supply
Comparative evaluation of alternative suppliers, logistics, packaging and
Analysis of “what-if” scenarios to evaluate the potential benefits of
supply-chain modifications and optimizations.
complies with applicable
international standards (ISO 14040 series,
PAS 2050, GHG Protocol) for life-cycle assessment and product carbon
footprint analysis, and will comply with other major standards that are in
FoodCarbonScope™ is available to subscribers
for further information.
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