Our Organization

Our Governance


ECO Platform is an International Non-Profit Association established by European EPD Programme Operators as well as supporting members from European Trade Associations in the construction sector, Green Building organizations and LCA Practitioners.

ECO Platform governance is done through:

  • the General Assembly
  • the Board
  • the Managing Director
  • the Technical Working Group


Sven-Olof Ryding

Sven-Olof Ryding


Christian Donath

Christian Donath
Managing Director


Read more about ECO Platform's governance in the following documents:

  • 1 ECO Platform Statutes (version 2021-05).pdf (175.4 KiB)
  • 2 ECO Platform Internal Regulations (version 2021-05).pdf (250.2 KiB)
  • 3 ECO Platform Code of Conduct (version 2017).pdf (108.3 KiB)
  • 4 ECO Platform logo.png (28.9 KiB)
  • 5 ECO Platform Rules for logo use (version 2020).pdf (140.5 KiB)
  • 6 ECO Platform Participation Form.xlsx (31.0 KiB)
First ECO Platform agreement

The founding process

In September 2011 a Memorandum of Understanding for the Foundation of the ECO Platform was signed by 27 parties.

The following 11 EPD Programme Operators carried the idea forward in a transparent and democratic manner and founded the ECO Platform as an AISBL on June 4, 2013 in Brussels:

  • BRE Global - Building Research Establishment Limited (UK)
  • DAP Habitat - CentroHabitat (Portugal)
  • DAPc - CATEEB - Col.legi d'Aparellafdors, Arquitectes Tècnics i Enginyers d'Edificació (Spain)
  • Environdec System - AB Svenska Miljöstyrningsrådet (Sweden)
  • EPD Norge - The Norwegian EPD Foundation (Norway)
  • Global EPD - AENOR - Asociacion Espanola de NORmalización y certificacion (Spain)
  • HQE/INIES (France)
  • IBU - Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V. (Germany)
  • ITB - Instytut Techniki Budowlanej (Poland)
  • MRPI - Milieurelevante Productinformatie (Netherlands)
  • ZAG EPD - Zavod za gradbeništvo Slovenije (Slovenia)

Several further EPD Programme Operators, Associations, LCA Practitioners and Green Building Initiatives supported the founding process.