Here you can explore and download our EPD resources such as handbooks, video tutorials, training materials and LCA/EPD templates to help you with managing the adoption of LCA and EPDs within your organization.
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Our General Programme Instructions (GPI) are the rules guiding the overall administration and Operation of the International EPD® System in accordance with ISO 14025 for type III Environmental Product Declarations.
Our latest, currently valid GPI for your referencing.Download 4.0
GPI 3.01Download 3.01
GPI 3.01 in Portuguese. Many thanks to EPD Brasil!Baixar 3.01
Only valid for selected PCRs (info in PCRs available) that are in a transition period for upgrading to latest GPI version.Download 2.5
Below you can find some guiding and mandatory documents when developing and preparing your EPD for verification.
The EPD development templates are intended as a voluntary best practice template.
The templates do not override the mandatory requirements as set by the PCR.
For construction product EPDs claiming compliance with the standard EN 15804, the mandatory template shall be used.
Below you can find downloadable Excel templates to be used in the portal for machine-readable LCA data which is mandatory for Construction Products as well as an available option for all other product categories.
Applicable for version 1.2 and 1.3. Note: Only includes aggregated form of module A1, A2 and A3 to comply with ISO 21930.Download
Applicable for version 1.11 (expired). Note: Includes an additional indicator for EP-freshwater to comply with the version of EN15804+A2 released in the year 2019 (before the Corrigendum issued by CEN in the year 2021).Download
Below you can find some guiding documents when developing and preparing PCRs.
For PCR moderators to be filed with the Secretariat when preparing for PCR development.Download
Template, with guidance, for developing PCRs.Download
Template, with guidance, for developing complementary PCRs (c-PCRs) of specific categories of construction products, complementary to PCR 2019:14.Download
Template, with guidance, for developing complementary PCRs (c-PCRs) to main PCRs of non-construction products.Download
The International EPD® System logotype should be used on all official printed materials and declarations connected to the programme to avoid confusion with other types of product-related environmental labels and declarations.
The logotype symbolizes a yardstick, a standardized tool for objective measurement.
The EPD Logotype is the property of EPD International AB, and its use is subject to the conditions set out below and in our GPI. Unauthorised use and/or misuse of the logotype is not permitted. Other uses of the logotype are only allowed based on special agreements with EPD International AB.
When used correctly, the logotype may be used for different applications:
For below uses of the logotype, please contact email@example.com for approval.
Using information from an EPD in communication material: If an organisation chooses to use data/information from an EPD in communication material, this should be clearly shown. The organisation shall state that the data is taken from a certified environmental declaration,
The logotype is freely available for download in different file formats from this website, or via the EPD Secretariat.
EPD International AB will investigate potential misuse, whether through negligence or fraud, of the logotype. If proven, such misuse may lead to withdrawal of EPDs, publication of the transgression legal action.
This is the prinmary logotype for EPD International and should be used when possible.Download
This is the prinmary logotype for EPD International and should be used when possible. High quality, print version.Download
Used on a dark background, when the main cannot be used.Download
Used on a dark background, when the main cannot be used. High quality, print version.Download
To be used when the byline cannot be clearly read, on light backgrounds.Download
To be used when the byline cannot be clearly read, on dark backgrounds.Download
Square version of simple logotype, to be used when formatting for other logos do not work.Download
Square version of simple logotype, to be used when formatting for other logos do not work. On a dark background.Download
For anyone who wishes to learn how to create an account in the EPD portal, change settings and create an EPD. And much more.
The EPD Portal is under development and new versions of this guide will be released. The current version is applicable as of June 2023.
The brochures below describe the basic principles of Environmental Product Declarations and the International EPD® System. Free for download in the following languages:
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The brochures below focus on the use of an EPD and its different applications.
They are currently available in the following languages below.
Below you can find different versions of our Code of Conduct (CoC)