This web site, launched in September 2003, was developed by the DANTES project. The site was used by the
DANTES project to demonstrate and communicate all the project results and is now
maintained by Chalmers University of Technology.
Availability and functionality have been very important aspects
when designing and constructing this web site. Professionals or people with
environmental interests with basic environmental knowledge should be able to use
this web site as a source for information and inspiration or as an introduction
to tools and methods for environmental assessment.
The results of the DANTES project do not present a tool nor a method,
but rather a toolbox with many different methods and tools. The toolbox
presented on this web site, can be used by professionals in a company as well as
by local and national authorities, organizations and within
the educational system.
The results are based on the experiences of the four
partners, but are not limited to a specific industry sector. They can be used in similar situations in
companies from other sectors.
The project web site present information in three main
Strategies- how the tools and methods can be combined and
practically used to produce the required information
Tools and methods - descriptions of available tools with
examples and methods that have been used and evaluated within the
Publications - all written project reports and case studies
can be downloaded for free
The Strategies section
presents all (currently 27) DANTES strategies divided into company functions (such as, R&D, Marketing, etc.)
The Tools & Methods section describes different tools and
methods divided into groups of use;
"Management tools" are sustainability support
tools mainly focused on supporting company management.
"Assessment tools" are tools for evaluating the
environmental/sustainability impact of products and services.
"Communication tools" are tools for communicating
environmental/ sustainability properties of products and services.
"Other info" describes methods that can be useful
but does not fit under the previous headlines.
"Software" lists links to web-based and other
software tools that support the methods and strategies.
section presents public reports generated in the DANTES project and within the
Swedish competence centre
CPM. The publications available are, for example, LCA studies, method
developments, state of the art studies, method evaluations, customer interviews,
Look around the site, we are sure you will find interesting