We have been at the forefront of sustainable development for more than 25 years and are pioneers in life cycle thinking. On this page, you will be able to find our more details about our work and view our company legal information. At the forefront of sustainable development for more than 25 years. We are dedicated to making a positive change in the world by providing long-term solutions that benefit our customer’s bottom line. With our services and first-class software solutions, industry companies can implement fact-based sustainable development for regulatory compliance, strategy and operations, and innovation. We help businesses integrate and develop sustainable strategies and products based on facts, measurable, improvable.
- Business Type:
- Software vendor
- Industry Type:
- Environmental - Environmental Management
- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
- Year Founded:
- 1,000,000 - 10,000,000 €
Putting the metrics into sustainability
PRé has built a worldwide reputation as a leader on environmental impact assessment. With state-of-the-art methodology and tools, we create business value by putting the metrics into sustainability. We are at the forefront of the development of sustainability metrics based on Life Cycle Thinking. In the last 25 years, we have:
- actively participated in and contributed to many global sustainability initiatives
- actively participated in many European projects for LCA research and development, such as the ILCD Handbook and Product Environmental Footprint
- initiated industry-led initiatives, such as the roundtable for Product Social Metrics
- developed the world's most widely used LCA software: SimaPro
- developed the widely recognised and applied environmental impact assessment methods: ReCiPe & Eco-Indicator 99
PRé Consultants was founded in 1990 by Mark Goedkoop. PRé has since been a leader in shaping and supporting Life Cycle thinking and LCA. PRé is a trusted partner for hundreds of companies, helping design and implement an integrated approach to measuring, managing and improving environmental performance for our customers. Since 2011 PRé also has an office in Washington, DC: PRé North America.
PRé develops state of the art LCA software, moving theory into practice. We have been recognized for contributing to important developments in LCA methodology and life cycle research. PRé has always been at the forefront of LCA tools and methodology developments. Our methodology and clear accounting ensure the highest level of quality and transparency in our Life Cycle analyses for our customers. PRé developed the most widely recognized and applied impact assessment methods ReCiPe & Eco-Indicator 99.
We believe it is our responsibility to actively contribute to programs that aim to increase transparency in data and methodology. That’s why PRé is a Tier 1 member of The Sustainability Consortium. We are involved in the PCR Round Table, and PRé represents The Netherlands in the ISO Carbon and Water Footprint standards. We sponsor programs such as the UNEP Lifecycle Initiative and are a founding member of Earthster.
PRé has a staff of highly qualified experts and a global partner network with complementary knowledge, which gives us the ability to customize our solutions to meet our customers' precise needs. We assist international organizations and multinationals, amongst them Fortune 500 companies.
Our values and beliefs are at the core of everything we do. This is why we show up at work every morning since 1990. This is the engine that drives us to continue our work.
Putting the metrics into sustainability since 1990
Take the journey through our visual timeline to see how we have built a worldwide reputation as a leader in environmental and social sustainability.
We are dedicated to making a positive change in the world by making sustainability mainstream. This requires metrics, supported at their very heart by life cycle assessment.
Not just for LCA experts, but for everyone.
SimaPro and PRé will be pivotal in creating a vibrant ecosystem that uses fact-based sustainability to bring together different worlds, systems, people and companies. Through innovation, transparency and collaboration, we will co-create solutions that will help make our vision a reality.