SOFEA Assessment Scheme (SAS)

Assessment Scheme

Scope:
- Environmental elements
- Quality elements
- Social elements
- Health & Safety elements

Includes the following approaches:
- Legally required EU product directives & regulations
- Conforming with industry practices
- Programs of environmental labels, ecolabels,
   standards & certifications

Assessment Scheme created by:
- Industry players (resellers & manufacturers)
- Independent Scientific Committee

Online system:
- subject to industry & regulatory changes

Assessment Roadmap

Standard framework:
- Max. 38 indicators
- Criteria/rules
- Scoring (max. 1000 points)

Product level:
- Product Life Cycle Stages
- Hotspot Analysis
- Environmental focus
- (Eco)labels, standards & certification

Manufacturing level:
- Quality systems (e.g. ISO)
- Energy
- Pollutants
- Water
- Waste
- Hotspot Analysis
- (Eco)labels, standards & certification
- CSR

Corporate level:
- Health & Safety Mgt. (e.g.ISO)
- CSR management
- Company practices
- Company commitments
- Reporting frameworks

Product compliance:
EUTR, REACH, ROHS, BATTERIES,
PACKAGING WASTE, WEEE, TOY SAFETY

Ecolabels & reporting:
PEFC, FSC, BLUE ANGEL, ECOMARK,
EU ECOLABEL, NORDIC SWAN AND MORE.