is a complete analysis of the ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS of a product ´ s
life cycle , from extraction of raw materials
to its final disposal
With this knowledge , Braskem can make better decisions towards more sustainable actions
LCA is the most recommended tool to analyze the environmental impacts along the WHOLE VALUE CHAIN , considering the life cycle
Allows for DATA DRIVEN & SCIENCE BASED decisions
Leva em conta um conjunto amplo de IMPACTOS AMBIENTAIS.
Reinforces TRANSPARENCY by disclosing our environmental impacts, following international standards and stakeholder demand
Is a key driver for new solutions and strategies to leverage SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Following Braskem´ssustainability approach, this is the Life Cycle Assessment study for the environmental profile for mattress.
The project compares the performaceof expanded Polyethylene (PE) to replace Polyurethane (PU).
The study was revised by KPMG.
ZeeFlex matress : expanded polyethylene and polyurethane ( ZeeFlex )
Conventional matress : polyurethane (PUR_
Primary / Ecoinvent
Cradle to gate*
Faced with various insights that emerged throughout the process, some scenarios of sensitivity were made about the mattress life cycle.