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Good Shopping Guide Ethical Award

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The aim of the Ethical Company Organisation is to set an independent benchmark for corporate social responsibility. The Ethical Accreditation scheme enables companies and brands to display an independently-verified bill of health across the fields of people, animal welfare and the environment.

Learn more: Good Shopping Guide Ethical Award websiteExternal Site

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

Conformity with Good Shopping Guide Ethical Award's standard is verified by our own organization (second party).

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

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

The Ethical Company Organisation

Member of

Unknown

Type

Other

Also manages

None.

Organization type: Social Enterprise


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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. 2001

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Appliances Cleaning products Cosmetics / Personal care Electronics Energy Financial services Food Furniture Health care services & equipment Textiles Tourism Transportation Water Other

Other categories: All consumer brands


Where this ecolabel is found
Norway Sweden United Kingdom



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Last updated: 20 January 2012