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EF Database v2.0

EF Database (Environmental Footprint Database) v2.0

Environmental Footprint Database v2.0

The Environmental Footprint (EF) database is designed to support the implementation of Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) and Organisation Environmental Footprint (OEF) studies. It contains the official secondary EF-compliant life cycle inventory datasets and the compatible EF impact assessment methods.

The Environmental Footprint development is part of the European Commission’s Single Market for Green Products Initiative.

EF Database v2.0 Project Partners

Facilitated by

European Commission

Developed by

Blonk Consultants







maki Consulting

PRé Sustainability




* data not included in the EF database

For users of any LCA software, which is able to deal with ILCD format and the special requirements of the EF 2.0 database, there are two use cases for the EF data:

Cost Free Usage

For regular PEF/OEF studies under any of the PEFCRs/OEFSRs listed on the European Commission’s website

Complete EF v2.0 Database

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Commercial Usage

For any other uses, including PEF/OEF studies on other product categories and organisation types, but also for LCA studies, EPD developments

Selected EF v2.0 data packages provided by thinkstep

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Need Environmental Footprint Support?

Are you solely interested in more information about EF or about PEF shadow studies performed in a private setting? Do you want to receive training or a workshop on EF related aspects and methodology? Or would you like to get service support for your PEF or OEF studies from our sector experts?

Check out our services on Environmental Footprint!