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Carbon Reduction Label

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The Carbon Reduction Label is a public commitment that the carbon footprint of a product or service has been measured and certified and the owner of the product or service has committed to reduce that footprint over the following two years. The footprint that has been calculated will have been rigorously measured and be comparable based on the PAS2050 standard and Footprint Expert™. This will have a been full life cycle assessment including production, use and disposal. The certification must be undertaken again after two years and prove that real reductions have been made.

Learn more: Carbon Reduction Label websiteExternal Site

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

Conformity with Carbon Reduction Label's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party) following Other

Certification / registration required

Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

The Carbon Trust

Member of

Other

Type

Other

Also manages

None.

Organization type: For profit but all money reinvested into business

Member of: Working towards UKAS accreditation.


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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. 2007

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Appliances Building products Carbon Cleaning products Cosmetics / Personal care Electronics Energy Financial services Food Forest products / Paper Health care services & equipment Machinery & Equipment Professional, scientific and technical services Textiles Tourism Transportation Waste management & Recycling Water


Where this ecolabel is found
Australia Canada France Germany Greece Israel Korea, Republic of New Zealand United Kingdom United States



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Last updated: 21 July 2014