Training session – Footprinting in the Animal Production Sector

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Blonk Consultants

Training - Footprinting in the Animal Production Sector

14 May 2019

  • For people working in animal production, the feed industry and pet food industry
  • Increase your knowledge on footprinting and learn more about the life cycle assessment (LCA) method
  • Gain insights into the latest developments, such as national climate monitors, Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) and Global Feed LCA Institute (GFLI)

Join our one-day training session on ‘footprinting in the animal production sector’.

Date: 14 May 2019

Location: Netherlands (central location)

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This training course is a perfect way to gain a better understanding of carbon and environmental footprinting in your sector. Our trainers take you step by step through the landscape of footprinting, with a special focus on the animal production life cycle. They guide you from the theory to methodological standards and recent developments in the field, like the Global Feed LCA Institute (GLFI) and Product Environmental Footprint (PEF). Of course, there will be plenty of room for discussion and questions. The training also includes various practical examples and case studies to help you to gain a deep understanding of the daily practice of carbon footprinting and life cycle assessment (LCA)..

Focus of the training

This training consists of theory, practical examples and hands-on exercises.
After completion you will have practical insights into:

Landscape of carbon footprinting:

  • National and international policy developments
  • Focus on animal production sector
  • Methodological standards like ISO 14040/14044, PEF and Kringloopwijzer

Advanced topics:

  • Land Use Change (LUC)
  • Carbon storage
  • Certified products versus footprinting
  • Attributional and consequential modelling

Principles of carbon footprinting and LCA methodologies:

  • External communication of environmental claims

Latest developments:

  • National climate monitors versus carbon footprinting / Life Cycle Assessments (LCA)
  • Global Feed LCA Institute (GFLI)
  • Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) and PEF declarations

Various case studies and practical examples

The training and materials will be in English.

Our experts, your trainers

Over the years Blonk Consultants has become the leading specialist in LCA and footprinting of food and agricultural products. Our experts have considerable experience in this field and are pleased to share their knowledge with you.

Your trainers will be:

  • Jasper Scholten, Life Cycle assessment and carbon footprinting manager
  • Hans Blonk, CEO and owner of Blonk Consultants

Your investment

The investment for this training is 1100 euros (excl. VAT).
This includes lunch and dinner, a folder containing all the presentations, hand-outs and a certificate.

Two or more people registering from the same organisation receive a discount. Please contact us for further details.


Here is some feedback from previous participants of our training sessions:

“Nice introduction in a very complex domain”

“The course really goes into great detail. There is enough time to discuss questions”

“Good link between theory and assignments. Would recommend the course”

“Pleasant to have discussions with people from different companies and organisations”

More information

If you have questions about this training,
contact Meike van de Wouw at or call +31 (0)182 579970.