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SimaPro 8 | What is new in SimaPro 8?
PRé is proud to present the new release of SimaPro 8 equipped with an updated database that includes ecoinvent v3. The most important improvements are the introduction of ecoinvent 3 and of regionalized water footprint methods, the update of existing impact assessment methods, and a significantly quicker calculation engine. Please read the report for more details.
Free PROSUITE Handbook Now Available Online
Assessing the sustainability impacts of technology poses unique challenges. The PROSUITE group has developed a novel methodology to help you meet these challenges, and is now making the PROSUITE Handbook available to sustainability professionals and non-technical users at no cost.
Water Use Modelling With ecoinvent v3 Opens New Possibilities
A presentation by ecoinvent about increased focus on water use impacts, new LCIA methodologies and data on water withdrawel.
SimaPro 8 | SimaPro Database and Methods Library
SimaPro contains a number of impact assessment methods, which are used to calculate impact assessment results. This manual describes how the various impact assessment methods are implemented in SimaPro. Download the free manual.
All About SimaPro 8
Download all the website information about SimaPro 8 in one file.
All About SimaPro 7
Download all the website information about SimaPro 7 in one file.
SimaPro 7 | Database and Methods Library
SimaPro 7 contains a number of impact assessment methods, which are used to calculate impact assessment results. This manual describes how the various impact assessment methods are implemented in SimaPro.
Ecoinvent Code of Practice Report 2009
The ecoinvent database accommodates about 4,000 datasets for products, services and processes often used in LCA case studies. The objective is to support the selection of appropriate datasets for a given LCA problem and the accurate use of ecoinvent datasets in LCA case studies.
Ecoinvent Methodology Report 2009
This report describes the general structure of the ecoinvent database developed by the Swiss Centre for Life Cycle Inventories. The database accommodates about 4,000 datasets for products, services and processes often used in LCA case studies.
Eco-indicator 95 Final Report
Weighting method for environmental effect that damage ecosystems or human health on a European scale.
Eco-indicator 99 Annex update
This manual contains the updated pages for the "Eco-indicator 99 Annex"
Eco-indicator 99 Methodology Report
This report describes the methodology of Eco-indicator 99.
Eco-indicator 99 Annex
This report is the annex to the Eco-indicator 99 methodology report. It contains background data on all calculations and the uncertainties in the results.
Eco-indicator 99 Methodology Report (Update)
This manual contains the updated pages for the "Eco-indicator 99 Methodology"
ReCiPe Report
Recipe is a life cycle impact assessment method which comprises harmonised category indicators at the midpoint and the endpoint level
US Input Output 98
Production of any functional output that Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) deals with involves near infinite number of processes through direct and indirect input/output relations. This manual is about MIET, an inventory estimation tool for missing flows using input-output techniques.
USA Input Output Library
The Comprehensive Environmental Data Archive (CEDA) is a suite of environmentally extended input-output databases that are designed to assist various environmental systems analyses and Life Cycle Assessments, including carbon footprinting, water footprinting and embodied energy analysis.
EU and DK Input Output library
This database manual contains 4 reports generated for the ForWast project, which was focusing on the overall mapping of physical flows and stocks of resources to forecast waste quantities in Europe and identify life‐cycle environmental stakes of waste prevention and recycling. It was executed as a 6th Framework Programme project.
Swiss Input Output library
What are the environmental impacts of Swiss consumption and production patterns? Developing and applying a methodology for answering this question is the main topic of this report.
SimaPro | Update Overview 7.3.3
We have found and fixed a few bugs in SimaPro 7.3.2, which might affect calculation results for some users. This update also includes the TRACI 2 method (which was pre-released January 2012), which focuses specifically on North America and an update to the USLCI library adding 45 electricity mixes for different regions.
A Brief on the European Commission’s Product Environmental Footprint Guide
The European Commission released the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) Guide in April, 2013, along with the Organizational Environmental Footprint (OEF) Guide, under the premise of the “Single Market for Green Products Initiative.” The objective is to support a single metric for a single market, thus enhancing transparency and fair competition.
Environmental Footprint of Water Purification
CASE STUDY | PRé offered Sustainable Brands Innovation Open winner Ecofiltro a complimentary life cycle assessment of its water filtration systems. We also compared Ecofiltro's method to other methods of water purification available in Guatemala.

LCA Trainings | Upcoming

Apr 30 - May 1 | Effective LCA with SimaPro

Apr 30 - May 2 | Advanced Use of SimaPro

LCA Events | Upcoming

May 11 - 15 | SETAC Europe 24th Annual Meeting

May 16 | ecoinvent User Meeting