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Vitality Leaf

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“Vitality Leaf” was developed by NGO: St. Petersburg Ecological Union in 2001, is officially registered, open and clear for all potential participants. Member of the Global Ecolabelling Network since 2007. Certified member of the Global Ecolabelling Network’s Internationally Coordinated Ecolabelling System (GENICES) since 2011.

Criteria for certification are developed using lifecycle approach, according to ISO 14024 standard.

Main objectives are: 1. To encourage the demand for and supply of environmentally preferable products and services. 2. Contributing to reduce environmental impacts of producers. 3. To improve the quality of the environment and to encourage the sustainable management of resources.

18 standards for assessing the environmental safety are being developed: for building and construction materials, electronics, detergents, lighting, food products, offices, shops, hotels.

Learn more: Vitality Leaf websiteExternal Site

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

Conformity with Vitality Leaf's standard is verified by our own organization (second party) following ISO 17025 Testing and Calibration Laboratories, ISO / IEC Guide 65 Product Certification

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

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

St. Petersburg Ecological Union

Member of

GEN, IFOAM

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

None.

Organization type: 33584


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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
Building products Cleaning products Cosmetics / Personal care Electronics Food Tourism


Where this ecolabel is found
Russian Federation



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Last updated: 2 April 2014