Ørbas specialise in quantifying, visualising and communicating sustainability. Formed in 2013, Ørbas brings together leading sustainability experts who are committed to improving businesses through systems thinking and life cycle management.
Ørbas produces high quality commercially focused analysis that is objective, independent, and scientific.
We utilise the most relevant standards to perform our work and ensure 3rd party verification where applicable
Eoin is an industrial ecologist with particular expertise in life cycle assessment, energy analysis, and waste management. Eoin has conducted life cycle assessment studies and environmental consulting in four countries and energy research for Shell. Eoin co-authored a chapter [Agriculture] for the UK Chief Scientific Officer’s annual report on ‘Waste-to-Resource Productivity’.
Nick is a Professor of Biosystems Engineering and a global leader in food chain sustainability. Nick is on the editorial board of Nature Scientific reports, is an EPD verifier and academic reviewer of 28 journals and 7 national governments
Jerome’s expertise lie in the areas of GIS and remote sensing in agriculture and environmental management. In particular, the development of image processing tools and software around radiometric correction, image classification, image enhancement, machine learning and data transfer. Jerome has a PhD in remote sensing from University College Dublin. He has worked with a host of institutes and organizations throughout the world on a wide variety of commercial and academic projects. He has numerous publications, is a peer-reviewer for a variety of remote sensing journals and is a member of various funding and professional advisory boards.
The environmental impacts of the OBEO food waste caddy were quantified. The implications of introducing OBEO to the food waste disposal system in Ireland was assessed.
“Ørbas is the perfect service for any company wishing to calculate their environmental footprint. They were great to work with and very thorough. They presented us with a comprehensive report that we still reference 3 years on. I'd highly recommend them” Kate Cronin - Obeo
Eoin produced the first environmental profile of Irish compost production and use. The study showed that using a composting system to manage organic waste and produce organic fertiliser is a much more effective than landfilling.
Ørbas helped Cynar produce 'product category rules' for bio-oils enabling them to produce an EPD. PCR: http://bit.ly/1PKD8je
We carried out a carbon reduction assessment for NVP Energy, this allowed them to present their technologies carbon saving potential at the Shell springboard final, 2016.
We have carried out a carbon footprint of Mussels for the Irish Sea Fisheries Board.