The Product Carbon Footprint makes it absolutely clear where the CO2 hotspots are – an experience that is both fascinating and sobering. What’s more, the information is for the entire product range but it also shows which part of the lifecycle for individual products accounts for the most CO2. You can therefore see at one glance which products are responsible for high greenhouse gas emissions and which have lower emissions. With this, you can also see where you need to act to reduce CO2. At Doka, the PCF forms the basis for more climate-friendly products. And these are an important part of Doka’s climate strategy.
“It took a huge amount of effort involving many colleagues and different user departments. Doka’s product range is made up of nearly 6,000 products and we can now provide the carbon footprint for just under 90% of these products upon request.”
Customers, too, benefit from knowledge about the carbon footprint for the products. Doka allows you to access this data at the press of a button so products can be compared in house. Such transparency allows customers to improve their own carbon footprint, because customers who can compare the carbon footprint of individual products can also order the product with the better carbon footprint. This has also made it possible to implement targeted reduction measures in all areas of value creation. There is one more advantage: CO2 emissions can now be assigned to the relevant customer project, measured according to the rental duration in months. This is Doka’s contribution to construction sites that are assigned specific carbon budgets.
As part of the Umdasch Group, we at Doka aim to not only be economically successful, but also fulfill our ecological and social responsibilities as well as our responsibility as an employer. Therefore, we regularly set impulses within and outside our company and drive international initiatives that make our common working and living environment more sustainable.
”A crucial key factor in the project was preparation of the data in house and the creation of Doka’s own CO2 model, which maps all lifecycle phases: thanks to excellent controlling, this was developed in house in the course of a long process. Thank you to everyone!“