Founder and CEO, Bionova
Panu Pasanen is the CEO and founder of Bionova, developer of the world leading life-cycle software One Click LCA for the built environment. One Click LCA allows all actors of the construction value chain to measure and reduce carbon and life-cycle cost from earliest concept phase design to complete buildings. One Click LCA is used worldwide and holds 11 third party certifications.
He’s also consulting cities, regulators, government agencies, standardization bodies, and other organizations on LCA-based regulations and policies and has authored several studies on the topic, including the Embodied Carbon Review, covering 100+ approaches to reduce embodied carbon. Presently, he’s involved in World Business Council for Sustainable Development Science Based Targets for Buildings, International Energy Agency embodied carbon task force, European standardization via CEN/TC 350 and carbon benchmarking within the Carbon Heroes program. He has also contributed to the development of the Finnish government embodied carbon regulations.