A Genuine Commitment to Sustainability and Ecodesign

Portugal holds a very diverse natural heritage thanks to its geographical location and geophysical conditions. From its dune habitats, rocky cliffs, natural parks, and never-ending coast, Portugal plays host to a variety of spaces where a range of wildlife and biodiversity thrives.This is the country we lived in all our lives, and that makes our happiest memories. We want the next generations to have the opportunity for the amazement and consideration for the landscape, fauna, and flora that we have.

We consider our role as decision-making partners to make us responsible for various creative and production cycles. These must be aligned with sustainability and biodiversity's ongoing demands, defending an eco-design with a principle of change. For this reason, from 2023-30, we will start a binding process of transformation of our design methodology, which operates between consultancy, branding, communication, and certification of brands and products. We acknowledge the need to include environmental performance in our design products in order to reduce impacts, improve resource efficiency and foster bio-based solutions through circular design and a life-cycle thinking approach. This is our compromise for ecosystem diversity perseverance.

The management of This is Pacifica declares its commitment – in compliance with the requirements of ISO 14006 standard – toward the continuous development of environmental performance and prevention of pollution incorporating eco-design.

The ecodesign is a key tool to achieve our objectives and goals, allowing us to minimize the environmental impact of our products/services throughout their life cycle, directly influencing the entire value chain, and improving the satisfaction and expectations of our clients.

We ensure compliance with legal obligations and other applicable requirements relating to the environmental aspects of the organization’s products and pretend to continually improve eco-design.
In terms of Sustainability, the company aligns its strategy with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) defined by the UN in the 2030 Agenda. For this purpose, we selected 5 SDGs as priorities:

Check our roadmap to 2030 when hopefully we will accomplish our purposes:


- Carbon-free energy 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As we continue to learn and collaborate on new ways to achieve our goals, such as harnessing next-generation geothermal energy or implementing carbon-smart computing, we hope to demonstrate that a carbon-free future is possible for all.

- We will start our process to fulfil the requirements for ISO 14006 standards: the certification that establishes, documents, implements, maintains, and continuously improves Ecodesign Management as part of an environmental management system. We will work on reduction of costs and consumption of materials and select materials with associated low impact, optimization of production techniques and distribution systems, reduce the impact in the use phase and end-of-life system optimization.

- Create and share, at least, one eco-design packaging project.

- Conclude the 14006 ISO certification.


- Create and share at least one eco-design project throughout its entirety (through holistic approach along product life cycle, from cradle to grave).

- Research and partnership with printing houses and other suppliers conducive to work on sustainable sourcing policies and Eco-R&D for more sustainable materials.


- Work and share at least three eco-design projects throughout their entirety (through holistic approach along product life cycle, from cradle to grave).

- Reduce our organization's carbon emissions thoroughly, and offset the residual emissions after mitigation for what we have produced via carbon offsetting projects. When calculating our emissions, in accordance with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol standards, we want to achieve carbon neutrality.


- Establishing guidelines and principles to have all our studio projects managed and developed through eco-design principles.

- 0% carbon footprint!

Here are some environmentally responsible projects our studio has developed in the past:


BRUSCO stands for environmental responsibility and sustainability, bringing these values to the core of the brand’s DNA and an emotional yet performance-focused narrative. For this reason, the packages are designed and produced to fulfill best environmental requirements, such as plastic and toxic components free, produced of micro-perforated 1mm cardboard, printed in water ink with personalised cutters.

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The COA2T is a living, breathing piece of clothing that produces oxygen. This hoodie is built with microbial pigmentation, so it trully behaves like a plant by using photosynthetic microorganisms. Consequently, during its life cycle, as it produces approximately the same amount of O2 as an one year old oak tree, improving the wearer's immediate environment, it offsets the CO2 emissions generated during the production of the remaining fabric.

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Paulo Cunha e Silva

CAMPUS Paulo Cunha e Silva is a new center for artistic residencies and workspace for the performing arts in the city of Porto. CAMPUS is positioned as a paper free space, so all its activity, programming and communication is mainly managed digitally.

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