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Audubon International

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Audubon International's environmental and sustainability education and certification programs require individuals responsible for the membership type to meet specific environmental or sustainability performance requirements. Standards currently exist for communities, neighborhoods, new land developments, land development renovations, schools, businesses, golf courses, and lodging facilities.

Learn more: Audubon International websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with Audubon International's standard is verified by our own organization (second party) following Since we do not certify a static "product" these are not applicable, we used environmental education and organizational change literature to help develop the processes, and available scientific research to help develop the specific environmental standards.

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Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Audubon International

Member of

Unknown

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

None.


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Ecolabel details | What are the characteristics of the standard(s) related to this ecolabel?

  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

  • Compliance type (pass / fail / tiered)
  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 1990

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Buildings Tourism Waste management & Recycling Other

Other categories: communities, neighborhoods, new developments, renovations


Where this ecolabel is found
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Last updated: 20 January 2012