PRe Consultants & SimaPro

For more than twenty years PRe Consultants has been at the forefront of Life Cycle thinking. They have built their reputation on best-in-class knowledge and experience in sustainability metrics and impact assessments. They provide state-of-the-art methods, consultancy and software tools to give our customers long term solutions that benefit the bottom line. Internationally, leading businesses work with PRe Consultants to integrate sustainability into their product development procedures in order to create business growth and business value. PRe Consultants has offices in the United States and the Netherlands, plus a global partner network to support large international or multi-client projects. PRe partners with several organizations whose mission and goal is to foster a more transparent and responsible business community for a sustainable future. Some of them are Sustainability Consortium ; Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) ; Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative (GHG Protocol) Earthster ; UNEP-SETAC Life Cycle Initiative and Water Footprint Network

SimaPro | World's Leading LCA Software

SimaPro provides you with a professional tool to collect, analyze and monitor the sustainability performance of products and services. With SimaPro, you can easily model and analyze complex life cycles in a systematic and transparent way, measure the environmental impact of your products and services across all life cycle stages and identify the hotspots in all aspects of your supply chain, from extraction of raw materials to manufacturing, distribution, use, and disposal.


Benefits of Using SimaPro


  1. Environmental loads from Electricity, Oil & Gas and transportation constitute more than 60% share in environmental burden of steel, cement, chemicals, textile and almost every product under the sun. This necessitates care while selecting data and emission factors for impacts calculation. SIPL Pvt Ltd and ecoinvent in association with CII-GBC and other partners, have come up with Indian data collected in 2016 with very accurate emission factors for electricity, transportation, Oil & Gas, textile fibres, plastics, bio-plastic, chemicals, cement, fertilizers and other inputs. This feature is not present in any other LCA software.
  2. These Indian Specific data sets provide very accurate calculation of GHG and other environmental impacts, which is not possible by using data from US and Europe.
  3. SimaPro is an all-in-one package. Various LCI data libraries included at no additional cost. SimaPro is frequently updated with new data.
  4. Mid-point en end-point impact assessment methods available for various purposes
  5. Calculates Carbon foot-print, Water foot-print, Energy Analysis, Toxicity analysis, Waste Management besides Life Cycle Assessment
  6. Accurate and fast calculation engine
  7. Flexible and easy to model complex life cycles
  8. Multi-user versions available. Your entire team can work in a single database simultaneously, even when working from different locations around the world.
  9. Connect SimaPro easily with other tools through the COM interface
  10. LCI Data available in System and Unit processes. Due to availability of Unit process data SimaPro can be conformed/ edited to suit local conditions
  11. With Report Maker feature, you can create graphs and tables in MS Word and MS Excel, and they will be automatically updated as you change your model and data in SimaPro.
  12. With SimaPro Collect feature, you can optimise data collection from stakeholders and suppliers and monitor your data collection progress. SimaPro Collect has a user-friendly dashboard that contains standard survey templates, that are easy to fill out. Expert users can also customise the templates to create new surveys. .
  13. Create product scenarios and share them with anyone you want, even if they don’t have access to SimaPro. SimaPro Share allows to interactively evaluate ‘what if’ scenarios and experience the impact of their decisions first-hand. This streamlines business applications such as product design, EPDs and ISO-compliant studies.
  14. Global Partner network brings multiple domain expertise to users