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Brand Your Financial And Aesthetic Dream Through Environmental And Trading Consulting: A Standardized Way To Green Procurement



Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) was coined by the International organization for Standardization (ISO) in order to ensure the concern of different companies on the sustainable development of various products and brands within their business. It primarily refers to a comprehensive report mentioning the environmental impact of a particular product during the entire course of its life cycle, prominently assuring the control of greenhouse gas emissions and resultant global warming, ozone layer depletion, and other environmental hazards. The concept of EPD improves the companies’ commitment to the environment, leading to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals, and making them more civilized through Corporate Social Responsibility.


An EPD report for firms or enterprises enables genuine comparison between the products, helping in distinguishing between the products that have more sustainable qualities and environmental performances, such that the customers are left with more informed and sustainable options to choose from. The customers, therefore, have a better understanding of each product and its potential impact on the environment and contribution to sustainable development. This would help them keep environmentally focused when purchasing products and services form a particular company. Hence, it is important for the organizations and firms to maintain a transparent EPD system as it points out the company’s willingness to control and reduce the environmental impacts of their products and services, disclosing their negative and positive outcomes based on third party data. A better EPD report would reflect the company’s responsibility towards its society and environment, leaving a fruitful impression on the target customers leading to more business.


EPD consulting primarily aims in safeguarding the environment offering civil and environmental engineering design services. EPD consulting work on projects related to hydrology and impart the client access to low impact technology and development. Assistance is provided for on site wastewater treatment, erosion control, greywater reuse, storm water capture, grading and drainage, pumping systems and utilization of renewable energy. In case of a construction project, EDP consulting encourages the clients to choose the supplies and materials which emits less Carbondioxide and other green house gases upon combustion and other processing. It supports the reduction in emission of such harmful pollutants in to the atmosphere also enabling comparisons of impact of different products and materials so that the most sustainable option can be selected. It also encourages companies to adopt the measures like recycle and reuse, contributing to sustainable practices. EPD consulting assures the quality of its work and guarantees the maintenance of their long term services creating a rapport in relationship with its clients while assisting them in effectively achieving their objectives and offer cost- effective designs that enhances durability and service.


EPD documents are prepared based on the conduction of Life cycle assessment (LCA) and Product Category Rules (PCR). The EPD Consulting helps clients create PCRs and also help certify that the information in LCAs are accurate and authentic. Following are the key steps in achieving EPD

  1. Collect data of raw materials, consumption and data of waste management for the product. The EPD consulting would help in determining the kind of data that is to collected, which will depend on the various stages of your product life cycle.
  2. A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is conducted conforming to the Product Category Rules (PCR)
  3. LCA report is to be prepared providing details of methodology, assumption and approach adopted to support third party verification
  4. The EDP needs to be Verified by an independent third party verifier. This is done to ensure accuracy and reliability of EPD. Third Party Verification approves the requirements of the relevant PCR
  5. After Third Party Verification, the EPD report is ready to be published. The Companies submit their verified EPD report to their respective EPD consulting who process and register them to be put in the public domain


WAEY serves their clients in PCR creation and EPD certification. Our summaries and overview on EPD enable clients to make specification regarding the purchase of product. WAEY help the client review the contents of EPD and apply them in their projects. The success of WAEY relies on its planning and provision for environmental services holistically. WAEY strives to achieve the long term goals of all stakeholders and clients, also collaborating with both private and public sectors. WAEY helps our clients to successfully navigate development projects with efficiency bound to sustainability. Clients get assured that the information in EPD report from WAEY has been thoroughly investigated and verified to meet objectives of both the parties through Business to Business transaction.