Environmental Product Declaration Scheme provides environmental information of products transparently for the purpose to support the purchase of eco-friendly products and to lead the market-driven environment improvements.
The environment information resulted from the life cycle assessment, the environmental assessment tool must be provided.
EPD scheme is the voluntary system, not a mandatory system regulated by law.
EPD Certified products provide its environment information and this means the product’s environmental reliability is excellent.
Feb. 2001. Introduced the nationwide EPD
Apr. 2001. KEPA(Korea Environmental Preservation Association) was designated as EPD verifier training organization
Jan. 2002. KEITI was designated as LCI DB operational body
Jun. 2003. KEITI was registered as full member of GEDnet(Global Environmental Declarations Network)
Mar. 2004. KEITI was consigned as EPD target product selection
Jan. 2007. KEITI was designated as EPD certification organization
Feb. 2009. Introduced Carbon Footprint of Product(CFP) Labeling based on EPD
Jun. 2012. Revised the qualification standard of EPD verifiers (Notification 2012-114)
Jun. 2013. Established LCI DB on materials, parts and processes (276 items)
Jun. 2013. Revised the regulation for EPD certification commission fee (Notification 2013-73)
Jul. 2013. Revised the regulation of EPD operation
Jul. 2013. Revised the regulation of EPD target product selection and guideline development
Jul. 2013. Introduced EPD product category verification system
Sep. 2013. Revised the regulation on target product and guideline (Notification 2013-116)