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This page provides a list of ISO 14025 program operators and other programs for LCA-based environmental claims. This is an unofficial list based on our best attempt to identify all relevant programs. The list is alphabetical with no priority given to any program. If you are a program operator, please contact us at pcrguidance’@’gmail.com to append, remove, or edit the listing for your program.
Last updated on February 5, 2015

Program Name Program Operator Country of Origin Program Website
ASTM International EPD Program ASTM International USA http://www.astm.org/EPDs
Canadian Standards Association CSA Group Canada http://www.csaregistries.ca/epd
Carbon Footprint Label Korean Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) S. Korea http://www.edp.or.kr/edp/english/process/process_list.asp
Carbon Footprint of Products Japan Environmental Management Association for Industry (JEMAI) Japan http://www.jemai.or.jp/english/carbonfootprint.cfm
Carbon Leadership Forum PCRs Carbon Leadership Forum USA http://www.carbonleadershipforum.org/Carbon_Leadership_fourm/PCR.html
Chinese EPD program Environmental Certification Center of China State Environmental Protection China http://www.unep.org/SBCI/pdfs/Shanghai_documents/China_5_EPD&CF_building&materials_HW_JQ.pdf
DAPc® – Declaración Ambiental de Productos de Construcción Agenda de la Construcción Sostenible Spain (Catalunia) http://www.csostenible.net/index.php/es/sistema_dapc
Earth Sure Institute for Environmental Research and Education (IERE) USA http://iere.org/earthsure.aspx
Eco-Leaf Japan Environmental Management Association for Industry (JEMAI) Japan http://www.ecoleaf-jemai.jp/eng/
Environmental Declaration of Building Products Danish Building Research Institute Denmark http://sbi.dk/en/research/energy_and_environment/environmental-declaration-of-building-products
Environmental Declaration of Products (EDP) Korean Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) S. Korea http://www.edp.or.kr/edp/english/process/process_list.asp
Environmental Profiles Certification Scheme for buiding materials BRE UK http://www.bre.co.uk/page.jsp?id=53
EPD Denmark Danish Standards Denmark http://www2.mst.dk/udgiv/publications/2002/87-15072-0150-1/html/kap10_eng.htm
EPD Program on Wood Products FP Innovations Canada http://www.forintek.ca/public/Eng/E5-Pub_software/5a.fact_sheets.html
EPD-Norway Norwegian EPD Foundation Norway http://www.epd-norge.no
Fiches de Déclaration Environnementale
et Sanitaire (FDES) des Produits de construction
INIES France http://www.inies.fr/IniesConsultation.aspx
French system for displaying the environmental footprint of consumer products French Agency on Environment and Energy Management (ADEME)French standardisation organisation (AFNOR) France http://www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/experimentation-affichage
GlobalEPD AENOR (Spanish Association for Standardization and Certification) Spain https://www.aenor.es/AENOR/certificacion/mambiente/globalepd.asp
IBU Institute Construction and Environment e.V. Germany http://bau-umwelt.de
ICC Evaluation Service Environmental Product Declaration Program ICC Evaluation Service, LLC USA http://www.icc-es.org/ep/epd-index.shtml
International EPD system The International EPD Cooperation (IEC) Sweden http://www.environdec.com/
NSF International National Center for Sustainability Standards EPD NSF International USA http://www.nsf.org/business/sustainability_ncss/index.asp?program=SustainabilityNcs
PAS 2050 British Standards Institute UK http://www.bsigroup.com/en/Standards-and-Publications/How-we-can-help-you/Professional-Standards-Service/PAS-2050/PAS-2050/
PEP ecopassport® Association P.E.P France http://www.pep-ecopassport.org/
Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) European Commission Directorate General Environment European Union http://ec.europa.eu/environment/eussd/product_footprint.htm
Product Life Cycle Accounting and Reporting Standard Greenhouse Gas Protocol USA http://www.ghgprotocol.org/standards/product-standard
RT Environmental Declaration Building Information Foundation Finland http://www.rts.fi/ymparistoseloste/index_RTED.htm
SCS Global Services SCS USA http://www.scsglobalservices.com/environmental-product-declaration
SM Transparency Report Program Sustainable Minds USA http://www.sustainableminds.com/transparency-report-program
Sustainability measurement and reporting system The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) USA http://www.sustainabilityconsortium.org/smrs/
Taiwan EPA Carbon Label Taiwan EPA/Environment and Development Foundation (EDF) Taiwan http://www.edf.org.tw/english/greenmark/3rd.asp
Taiwan EPDs Environment and Development Foundation (EDF) Taiwan http://www.edf.org.tw/english/greenmark/3rd.asp
UL Environment EPD UL Environment USA http://www.ulenvironment.com/ulenvironment/eng/pages/offerings/services/epd/