Nature Capital and Value Creation

A metric for resource efficiency will be tested and implemented in the project. The metric is formed by relating the value creation by a product or service system (PSS) to the impact on the natural capital caused by said PSS in a life cycle perspective. The method will be tested i five case studies and results will be communicated broadly nationally as well as internationally. Default values for natural capital impact as expressed in the EPS enviro-accounting method for a selection of PSS will be implemented in a database and made available as a result of the project. As part of the method development a thorough analysis will be carried out of how resource efficiency is dealt with in existing standards. We will also take action to respond to and provide input to ongoing and upcoming standardisation work in ISO and CEN.

Partner organizations

  • Nouryon (Private, Sweden)
  • Scorett Footwear AB (Private, Sweden)
  • Theorema Scandinavia AB (Private, Sweden)
  • Stockholm Fashion District Nacka Strand (Private, Sweden)
  • Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (Public, Sweden)
  • Lanson International AB (Private, Sweden)
  • Volvo Cars (Private, Sweden)
  • Volvo Group (Private, Sweden)
  • Svensk Handel AB (Private, Sweden)
  • Sustainability Circle (Non Profit, Sweden)
  • Swedish Transport Administration (Public, Sweden)
  • IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute (Research Institute, Sweden)
  • Nordeconsult Sweden AB (Private, Sweden)
Start date 15/11/2018
End date 31/05/2020

Published: Tue 05 Nov 2019.