Product Ecology Council

The Product Ecology Council’s area of responsibility covers product-related environmental issues.

A case study of Friends Arena shows that high-strength steel in constructions can result in positive effects: reduced environmental impact, lowered costs and simplified handling of the lighter structural elements. Foto: Friends Arena, © Sweden Arena Management.A case study of Friends Arena shows that high-strength steel in constructions can result in positive effects: reduced environmental impact, lowered costs and simplified handling of the lighter structural elements. Foto: Friends Arena, © Sweden Arena Management. 

The Council administers

  • environmental declarations (eco-labelling).
  • life-cycle analysis (structured data collection, LCA models etc.).
  • eco-sensitive product development.
  • industry/metallurgy information (marketing, educational material etc.). 

Members of the Product Ecology Council:

Katarina Kangert, Ovako Sweden AB, Chairperson
Erik Forsgren, Stålbyggnadsinstitutet
Susanne Granberg, Uddeholms AB
Rutger Gyllenram, Kobolde & Partners AB
Katarina Kangert, Ovako Sweden AB
Camilla Kaplin, Outokumpu Stainless AB
Jonas Larsson, SSAB Europe
Katarina Modin, SSAB Special Steels
Yang Sook Koh, LKAB
Håkan Sundström, AB Sandvik Materials Technology
Hilmar Vidarsson, Höganäs Sweden AB
Björn Åstedt, Stålbyggnadsinstitutet
Karin Östman, Jernkontoret, Secretary