EcolabelIndex

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Alphabetical index of 106 ecolabels.

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ABNT Ecolabel logo

ABNT Ecolabel

ABNT Ecolabel is a life cycle based ecolabel that is a voluntary method of environmental performance certification and labelling for products and services in Brazil.

It is run by the Associacao Brasileira de Normas Tecnicas (ABNT) (the Brazilian Association of Technical Standards) and is a member of the Global Ecolabelling Network. ABNT is also a certification body accredited by Inmetro …

Audubon International

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.



BASS (Product inventory for the construction industry) logo

BASS (Product inventory for the construction industry)

BASS is an online tool to help companies to meet regulatory requirements associated with the use of chemicals in the workplace/projects.

Since its establishment in 2001, BASS developed to become the industry standard in the construction industry in Norway. Since 2009, BASS includes the auto industry.

Development of the BASS is done in close cooperation with business, and provides …

Bay Area Green Business logo

Bay Area Green Business

The Bay Area Green Business Program distinguishes small businesses that protect, preserve and sustain our environment. The partnership of environmental agencies and utilities assists, offers incentives, and verifies that participating businesses conserve energy and water, minimize waste, prevent pollution, and reduce their carbon footprints.



B Corporation logo

B Corporation

B Corporations are a new type of corporation which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Corporations are unlike traditional responsible businesses because they meet comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards, institutionalize stakeholder interests, and build collective voice through the power of a unifying brand. B Corporations' …

Beluga logo

Beluga

Beluga’s objective is to improve quality of life by promoting environmental conservation and ecologically sustainable development. We do this by arousing interest in environmental issues in collaboration with the government and government ministries, municipalities, companies and individuals. A good environmental policy leads to improved well being of employees, a stronger image of companies and …

Bird Friendly Coffee logo

Bird Friendly Coffee

Identifies and verifies through third-party, independent inspection and certification that coffee has been grown using shade management practices that provide good bird habitats. Shade characteristics must meet science-based criteria developed from ornithological field work. Only allows organic certifiers to issue the Bird Friendly label on organically certified coffees.



Blue Flag logo

Blue Flag

An ecolabel awarded to over 3200 beaches and marinas in 36 countries across Europe, South Africa, Morocco, New Zealand, Canada and the Caribbean in 2006.



bluesign® standard logo

bluesign® standard

The bluesign® standard brings together the entire textile manufacturing chain to jointly reduce the ecological footprint of a responsibly acting textile industry. Instead of focusing on finished product testing, the bluesign® standard analyzes all input streams – from raw materials to chemical components, to resources – with a sophisticated “Input Stream Management” process. Prior to production, …

Bonsucro logo

Bonsucro

Bonsucro is a multi-stakeholder association established to reduce the environmental and social impacts of sugarcane, by designing a Standard and program to transform the sugarcane industry. Bonsucro certified sugarcane products, processes and services will soon be available for purchase. Bonsucro certified products and companies will be third-party verified by Bonsucro's Standard, which provides …

Burn Wise EPA logo

Burn Wise EPA

Burn Wise is a partnership program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that emphasizes the importance of burning the right wood, the right way, in the right wood-burning appliance to protect your home, health, and the air we breathe.

The Burnwise program covers three types of heaters: Woodstoves, Fireplaces and Hydronic Heaters (Outdoor Wood Boilers).

"EPA qualified" units …

California Certified Organic Farmers - CCOF logo

California Certified Organic Farmers - CCOF

CCOF promotes and supports organic food and agriculture through a premier organic certification program, trade support, producer and consumer education and political advocacy.

CCOF offers an expedited organic certification program for farmers and growers that need certification in less than 12 weeks.



CarbonCare logo

CarbonCare

The CarbonCare® Labeling Scheme encourages and recognizes the efforts of organizations, entities and groups in tackling climate change in 3 steps we call MRO - Measuring, Reducing and Offsetting carbon footprints.

Indicated by the number of leaves, labels of different levels of emissions reduction and/or offset against a defined base year will be awarded to the applying entity.

For …

Carbon Footprint of Products logo

Carbon Footprint of Products

The Carbon Footprint of Products (CFP) is a system which displays the carbon footprint of products on the packaging allowing consumers to obtain reliable information about GHG emissions and make informed decisions. The goal of the CFP system is to allow consumers to take the first step towards reducing emissions by promoting the purchase of the products with the lowest carbon footprint. The program …

Certified Humane Raised and Handled logo

Certified Humane Raised and Handled

Designed to certify that animals raised for dairy, lamb, poultry and beef products are treated in a humane manner. Traceability ensures that that products come from the farms that were inspected. Under the program, growth hormones are prohibited and animals are raised on a diet without antibiotics. Antibiotics can be used in the treatment of sick animals. Access to clean and sufficient food and …

Certipur logo

Certipur

CertiPUR® is a voluntary standard to advance the safety, health and environmental (SHE) performance of flexible polyurethane foams used in bedding and upholstered furniture. The scheme takes into account existing standards and scientific studies related to emanations from foams, product criteria and risk assessments.



CertiPUR-US logo

CertiPUR-US

CertiPUR-US® tests for durability, content and indoor emissions. Home furnishings items, such as upholstered furniture and mattresses, that carry the CertiPUR-US seal contain flexible polyurethane foam products that have been tested and certified by an independent laboratory to meet specific criteria for physical performance, indoor emissions and environmental stewardship.

CertiPUR-US …

China Environmental Labelling logo

China Environmental Labelling

China Environmental Label was initiated by SEPA in 1993. It provides environmental standards for construction materials, textiles, vehicles, cosmetics, electronics, packaging, and more.



China Water Conservation Certification

Water conservation label for Industrial Products; Agricultural Products; Residential Products; Unconventional Water Resources Utilization Products (62 different product categories)



Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) logo

Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS)

CIMS is an organizational Standard and certification program that applies to management, operations, performance systems, and processes. The Standard is divided into six areas of management best practices: Quality systems; Service delivery; Human resources; Health, safety, and environmental stewardship; Management commitment; and Green Building (GB). Certification demonstrates that a cleaning organization …

Clean Marine Green Leaf Eco-Rating Program logo

Clean Marine Green Leaf Eco-Rating Program

The Ontario Marine Operators Association (OMOA) along with over twenty marine industry professionals and Ontario’s boaters’ and anglers’ associations formed the Clean Marine Partnership to develop a voluntary program of "Environmental Best Practices" for the marine industry that is recognized as the leader in North America.



Climate Change Action logo

Climate Change Action

The Climate Change Allies Program helps individuals and companies understand the importance of the contribution they can make to improve the global environment and gives them the tools they need to assume responsibility for the CO2 emissions of their vehicles and their companies. The certificate given to the companies is for "Actions of green house gasses compensation". The compensation is through …

Compostability Mark of European Bioplastics logo

Compostability Mark of European Bioplastics

Enables compostable products to be identified by a unique mark and channeled for recovery of their constituent materials in specially developed processes.

The Compostability Mark thus conveys product information to waste-disposal plant operators and product image to consumers.



Compostable: Biodegradable Products Institute Label logo

Compostable: Biodegradable Products Institute Label

The BPI's Compostable Logo identifies products that meet ASTM D6400 (for plastics) or ASTM D6868 (for fibre based applications) and will compost satisfactorily in large scale composting facilities.



Compost Label RAL logo

Compost Label RAL

The Compost Quality Assurance Organization was founded in order to monitor the quality of compost and digestate products. Through quality control and support of the producers of compost and digestate products in the marketing and application sectors, the organization aims to promote composting and anaerobic digestion as a key element of a sustainable biowaste management.

Bundesgütemeinschaft …

Cradle to Cradle Certified(CM) Products Program logo

Cradle to Cradle Certified(CM) Products Program

The Cradle to Cradle Certified(CM) Products Program provides a company with a means to demonstrate efforts in eco-intelligent design. Cradle to Cradle Certification is a third-party sustainability label that requires achievement across multiple attributes:

  • use materials that are safe for human health and the environment through all use phases
  • product and system design for …

Delinat Bio Garantie logo

Delinat Bio Garantie

Delinat Bio Garantie is a product label for the company Delinat, which makes wine from controlled organic production. The Delinat standards are centered around the concept of "biodiversity" and go beyond the general organic standards to include social requirements.

The following requirements must be met:

-all organic-certified grapes

-biological management of the entire …

Design for the Environment (DFE) logo

Design for the Environment (DFE)

The Design for the Environment Safer Product Labeling Program advances EPA's mission to protect human health and the environment. The program uses EPA's chemical knowledge and resources to carefully evaluate products and to label only those that have met the program's leadership standard. By allowing use of the logo on products, EPA empowers consumers and commercial purchasers to select safer, effective …

DIN-Geprüft logo

DIN-Geprüft

Certification mark for Additives (e.g. printing inks, colours, adhaesives etc.) used for compostable products on basis of EN 13432 / ASTM 6400)

also for compostable products e.g. packaging



EarthRight Business Certification logo

EarthRight Business Certification

The EarthRight standards are structured to serve as practical and instructive guidelines for organizations interested in taking a proactive, staged approach to improving their environmental stewardship and financial performance. There are three achievement levels: EarthRight Silver, Gold and Green; each increasingly signifies more commitment, stakeholder engagement, and impact reduction achievement. …

EcoBroker logo

EcoBroker

The EcoBroker logo is a symbol of environmentally responsible and sustainable practices in the real estate industry.

EcoBroker Certified real estate agents receive additional training on energy and environmental issues that relate to real estate transactions.

EcoBrokers help sellers effectively market properties with green features, and help buyers find homes with the green …

Eco-Leaf logo

Eco-Leaf

The eco-leaf is an environmental product declaration based on a life cycle analysis consisting of three parts:

  1. a product environmental aspects declaration;
  2. a product environmental information data sheet;
  3. the product data sheet.


ECOLOGO logo

ECOLOGO

The ECOLOGO Certification Program was aquired by UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories) in 2010. ECOLOGO Certification is based on multiattribute, life cycle–based standards. All products certified to an ECOLOGO standard must meet or exceed each of the listed criteria before receiving the mark. ECOLOGO Certification is classified as an ISO (International Organization for …

Ecomark: India logo

Ecomark: India

A government operated seal of approval program for environmentally preferable consumer products.

To increase consumer awareness, the Government of India launched the eco-labelling scheme known as `Ecomark' in 1991 for easy identification of environment-friendly products.

The criteria follows a cradle-to-grave approach, i.e. from raw material extraction, to manufacturing, and to …

EcoMark: Japan logo

EcoMark: Japan

The Eco Mark program serves to promote environment-friendly lifestyles (ecological lifestyles) through wise product choices. A committee composed of academics, governments, consumer groups, and experts from various industries sets standards and carries out the certification. The Eco Mark is awarded to products with relatively less environmental impact compared to similar products, during their entire …

Eco-Schools logo

Eco-Schools

A programme for environmental management and certification, and sustainable development education, for schools.



EcoStandard EcoProduct South Africa

EcoStandard South Africa has developed an eco-label referred to as EcoProduct for building materials. The assessment and rating is based on a lifecycle assessment approach in terms of the ISO14024 Environmental labels and declarations — Type I environmental labeling — Principles and procedures in order to provide a holistic assessment of a building product.

EcoStandard South Africa’s …

Effinature

Effinature certification was designed to reverse trend of biodiversity deterioration in the construction sector and raise awareness among town planners about this major issue.

  • Determine the value of the site and the ecological potential of the project.

  • Preserve the existing natural heritage and existing landscape.

  • Control the impacts of the project …

Emblem of Guarantee of Environmental Quality: Catalonia logo

Emblem of Guarantee of Environmental Quality: Catalonia

Provides consumers and users with better, more reliable information and promotes the design, production, marketing, use and consumption of products and services that fulfil certain environmental quality requirements beyond those established as compulsory under current regulations.



ENERGY STAR: Canada logo

ENERGY STAR: Canada

The ENERGY STAR logo identifies the most energy efficient equipment for a variety of types of products to guide consumers when they are making purchases. There is a certification logo and also a bilingual promotional logo.



Environmentally Friendly Label: Croatia logo

Environmentally Friendly Label: Croatia

The main objective of awarding the Environmental Label is the promotion of products with a reduced adverse environmental impact as compared to other equivalent products. Awarding of the Environmental Label was established to promote development of new (eg. low-waste) technologies, production and consumption of products less adverse to the environment, pollution reduction and a more economical management …

Environmental Warrant of Fitness logo

Environmental Warrant of Fitness

EWOF Site Standard

The EWOF Site Standard is the first standard to be launched. This standard was developed to:

•Provide recognition for small, single-site businesses •Increase the uptake of formal environmental management participation •Provide consumers and the community with some reassurance about the site based activities of businesses

The EWOF Site Standard provides …

Equitable Origin Certified

Our mission is to protect people and the environment by helping to ensure that oil and gas exploration and production is conducted to the highest social and environmental standards.

Our vision is to create a new, economically viable paradigm for extractive industries, where nature is protected and local communities benefit socially and economically from production. We envision a world …

Ethibel

Forum ETHIBEL promotes ‘Socially Responsible Investing’ (SRI) in the Europe. Forum ETHIBEL encourages dialogue between companies, governments, unions, NGO’s and investors. The search for a fair balance between economic progress, environmental protection, and social justice constitutes the core of so called ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ (CSR). Forum ETHIBEL provides specific instruments …

EU Ecolabel logo

EU Ecolabel

A voluntary scheme designed to encourage businesses to market products and services that are kinder to the environment and for European consumers - including public and private purchasers - to easily identify them.



Fair Flowers Fair Plants logo

Fair Flowers Fair Plants

European initiative to encourage production of flowers and plants in a sustainable manner respecting people and the environment.



Fairtrade logo

Fairtrade

Fairtrade is an ethical trade system that puts people first. Fairtrade offers farmers and workers in developing countries a better deal, and the opportunity to improve their lives and invest in their future. Fairtrade gives consumers the opportunity to help reduce poverty and instigate change through everyday shopping.

When a product carries the FAIRTRADE Certification Mark, it means the …

Fair Trade Certified

Fair Trade is a market-based approach to alleviating poverty in ways that improve lives and protect the environment. It's also a mechanism for consumers to know that their products were grown with care, and that farmers and workers were paid better prices and wages, work in safe conditions, protect the environment, and earn community development premiums to empower and improve their communities.



Florimark logo

Florimark

Quality seal of approval for suppliers of flowers and plants - criteria include quality, traceability, environment and social aspects.



Florverde Sustainable Flowers

Ensures all flowers grown and harvested in Colombia meet specific social and environmental standards.

This program is designed to establish a common level of best practices that would improve the lives and living standards of all floral farm workers and their families.

In addition to establishing social benchmarks, Florverde standards are meant to preserve and protect the soil …

Flower Label Program (FLP) logo

Flower Label Program (FLP)

Flower Label Program (FLP) is an association carried by human rights organisations, trade unions, flower traders and producers. It guarantees socially and environmentally responsible conditions in worldwide flower production by using the instrument of certification. Producers who produce according to the criteria of FLP standard may sell their flowers with the so called "flower label". This one …

Global Recycle Standard logo

Global Recycle Standard

The Global Recycled Standard is intended for companies that are making and/or selling products with recycled content. The standard applies to the full supply chain and addresses traceability, environmental principles, social requirements, and labeling. Developed with the textile industry in mind, the GRS may also be applied to products from any industry.



Good Environmental Choice "Bra Miljöval" logo

Good Environmental Choice "Bra Miljöval"

Referred to as "Good Green Buy" or "Good Environmental Choice" in English. This label focuses on fairly widely used products and services that have a major impact on the environment. The Nature Conservancy began with campaigns for unbleached paper, mercury-free batteries, and environmentally-adapted laundry detergent and has expanded to several other products and services.

Before a product …

Good Shopping Guide Ethical Award logo

Good Shopping Guide Ethical Award

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.



Green C logo

Green C

The goal of Green C certification is to encourage and recognize green practices among small businesses and organizations operating in the United States, and promote Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) that preserves and enhances our planet. Green C achieve this goal by encouraging businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations to operate in an environmentally efficient manner, through …

GreenCircle logo

GreenCircle

GreenCircle Certified, LLC provides third-party certification of sustainable aspects of products and manufacturing operations. Manufacturers, suppliers, regulators, and consumers can be assured that products labeled with the GreenCircle Certified mark have been thoroughly assessed and their claim verified.

By issuing a GreenCircle Certification, GreenCircle Certified demonstrates that it …

Green-e Energy logo

Green-e Energy

The Green-e Energy certification assures consumers and businesses in the US and Canada that they are reducing the environmental impact of their electricity use.

Green-e Energy was established in 1997 in order to provide consumer protection in the emerging and unregulated voluntary renewable energy market through clear guidelines, disclosures, and standards.

Green-e Energy is a …

Green Globe Certification logo

Green Globe Certification

The Green Globe Standard facilitates responsible and sustainable environmental and social activity; and improved environmental and social outcomes for travel and tourism operations.

The Green Globe Standard is a structured assessment of the sustainability performance of travel and tourism businesses and their supply chain partners. Businesses can monitor improvements and document achievements …

GREENGUARD

Acquired in 2011, GREENGUARD Certification is now provided by UL Environment, a divison of UL (Underwriters Laboratories). GREENGUARD Certification helps manufacturers create -- and helps buyers identify -- interior products and materials that have low chemical emissions into indoor air during product usage. All certified products must meet stringent emissions standards based on established chemical …

Green Label: Israel logo

Green Label: Israel

The Green Label / Green Mark gives overall assessment of a product's environmental quality relative to other products in its category.

The scheme is based on Israeli Standard SI 1738, which is itself based on EU Directive 880/92.



Greenline Print

The Greenline Print is the first graded carbon footprint label in the print industry, based on a cradle-to-gate PAS 2050 methodology.

The calculator quantifies life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of a print run based on your specific order criteria, determines and improves (when possible) the footprint, assigns a grade for the emissions level and generates a unique label for immediate downloading …

Greenlist - SC Johnson logo

Greenlist - SC Johnson

The Greenlist™ process is an internal system providing ratings for more than 95 percent of the raw materials we use, including solvents, propellants, insecticides, packaging and more. Through the Greenlist™ process, each raw material receives a rating from 3 to 0, which helps us go beyond regulatory requirements to continually make our products better. An ingredient with a 3 rating is considered …

Green Mark logo

Green Mark

To promote the concept of recycling, pollution reduction and resource conservation.



GreenPla logo

GreenPla

To establish biodegradable plastics technology (GreenPla) and to foster its extensive commercial use.



GreenSure - Sherwin Williams logo

GreenSure - Sherwin Williams

GreenSure is a designation applied to a line of Shrewin Williams paints and coating products that indicates that they were designed and manufactured taking steps to reduce environmental impact and to meet or exceed the most stringent regulatory requirements.

Requirements for architectural products include: VOC limits, aromatic content limits, chemical component restrictions (i.e. excluded …

Green Tick logo

Green Tick

Independent sustainability certification of products, services, and corporations based on a life-cycle audit of performance against the Green Tick Sustainability Standards.

GreenTick also certifies for Climate-Friendly, Natural, GE-Free, Organic, and Fair Trader brands.



Healthy Child Healthy World logo

Healthy Child Healthy World

Recommends products and services focused on children and family environmental health and non-toxic lifestyle solutions.

Recommended products and services must meet baseline quality standards, and be approved through a screening and data collection process. Screening considers human health, environmental health, and social responsibility.

Final approval is based on products holding …

Hong Kong Green Label (HKGLS) logo

Hong Kong Green Label (HKGLS)

The HKGLS is an independent, non-profit-making and voluntary scheme for the certification of environmentally preferable products launched in December 2000 by Green Council (GC).

The scheme sets environmental standards and awards "Green Label" to products that are qualified regarding their environment performance. As with all eco-labelling programs, the aim is to encourage manufacturers …

ICMA EcoLabel Standard Program logo

ICMA EcoLabel Standard Program

The International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA) EcoLabel Standard Program provides a determination of the environmental performance of a manufacturer’s transaction and identification cards through a third-party ecolabeling certification program.

The current ICMA EcoLabel criteria include:

  • Reduced materials (minimum of 25%),
  • Recycled content (minimum 25% threshold),
  • Compostable …

Korean Ecolabel logo

Korean Ecolabel

The Korea Eco-Products Institute carries out various operations related to improvement in eco-products and product environmental friendliness by setting up the eco-product standards, building an evaluation system, offering eco-products & environmental trend information to the public, facilitating production of eco-products, and constructing the eco-product consumption system.



LEAF logo

LEAF

Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF) helps restaurants realize their sustainability potential & recognizes them for doing so.

LEAF-certified restaurants serve local, organic food, reduce their energy and water use, use environmentally-preferable supplies, reduce consumption and waste, and much, much more.

LEAF certification is only available through on-site …

Leaping Bunny logo

Leaping Bunny

Companies certified through the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics' (CCIC) Leaping Bunny Program make a voluntary pledge to eliminate animal testing from all stages of product development. The companies’ ingredient suppliers make the same pledge and the result is a product guaranteed to be 100 percent free of new animal testing. All Leaping Bunny companies must recommit to the program …

LEED Green Building Rating Systems logo

LEED Green Building Rating Systems

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria.



LIVE (Low Input Viticulture and Enology) logo

LIVE (Low Input Viticulture and Enology)

LIVE is a non-profit organization providing education and independent 3rd-party certification for vineyards and wineries using international standards of sustainable viticulture and enology practices in wine-grape and wine production.

IOBC (the International Organization for the Biological and Integrated Control of Noxious Animals and Plants) sets the protocols from which LIVE draws its …

Marine Aquarium Council (MAC) Certification logo

Marine Aquarium Council (MAC) Certification

This label works to conserve coral reefs and other marine ecosystems by creating standards and certifications for those engaged in the collection and care of ornamental marine life from reef to aquarium.

MAC Certification covers both practices (industry operators, facilities and collection areas) and products (aquarium organisms).



Milieukeur: the Dutch environmental quality label logo

Milieukeur: the Dutch environmental quality label

Milieukeur is the Dutch environmental quality label for products and services. There are Milieukeur criteria for a wide variety of food products, consumer products and services, ranging from vegetables, potatoes, fruit, beer, pork, trees and plants to concrete products, fire extinguishers, florists, butchers, green electricity and car washes.

The Milieukeur criteria relate to the entire …

National Programme of Environmental Assessment and Ecolabelling in the Slovak Republik (NPEHOV) logo

National Programme of Environmental Assessment and Ecolabelling in the Slovak Republik (NPEHOV)

National environmental labelling scheme - Environmental friendly product- is adapted by Act No.469/2002 on environmental labelling of products as amended by later provisions.

Its aim is to promote development of production and consumption of products that have impact on lowering of negative impacts on environment, energy consumption and consumption of raw material and hazardous substances, …

NATURTEXTIL Best logo

NATURTEXTIL Best

"Naturtextil BEST" is a holistic standard. It values environmental and social criteria along the whole textile pruduction chain. Main requirements are: 100% certified organic fibers, restricted fiber prosessing methods (bleaching, chlorination, mercerization etc.), limited range of dyes and auxiliaries, no input of hazardous substances (e.g. formaldehyde, PCP, TCP, heavy metals, AOX and many more), …

Nike Considered Design logo

Nike Considered Design

Nike Considered Design is a sustainable line of shoes introduced by Nike, Inc. The line utilizes materials found primarily within 200 miles (320 km) of the Nike factory which reduces the energy used for transportation, diminishing the resulting climate change impact. The manufacturing process reduces solvent use by more than 80% compared with Nike’s typical products. The leather comes from a tannery …

Nordic Ecolabel or "Swan" logo

Nordic Ecolabel or "Swan"

Demonstrates that a product is a good environmental choice. The "Swan" symbol, as it is known in Nordic countries, is available for 65 product groups.

The Swan checks that products fulfill certain criteria using methods such as samples from independent laboratories, certificates and control visits.

Each Nordic country has local offices with the responsibility for criteria development, …

NSF Sustainability Certified Product logo

NSF Sustainability Certified Product

The NSF Sustainability Certified mark is available to products that meet conformity assessment to a NSF/ANSI or other national or international sustainable product standards.

Use of the NSF Sustainability Certified Mark is granted once certification has been completed through product evaluation, conformity assessment against standards and protocols, and production systems review.

The …

Österreichisches Umweltzeichen (Austrian Ecolabel) logo

Österreichisches Umweltzeichen (Austrian Ecolabel)

The Austrian Ecolabel addresses itself primarily to consumers but also to manufacturers and public procurement. The ecolabel provides consumers with guidance in order to choose products or services with least hazardous to the environment or health. The ecolabel draws the consumers attention to aspects of environment, health and quality (fitness for use).



Rainforest Alliance Certified logo

Rainforest Alliance Certified

The Rainforest Alliance Certified™ seal ensures that a product comes from a farm or forest operation that meets comprehensive standards that protect the environment and promote the rights and well-being of workers, their families and communities. Products that carry the green frog seal include coffee, tea, chocolate, fruit, ready to drink beverages and juices, flowers, paper and tissue products, …

RECS International Quality Standard logo

RECS International Quality Standard

The 'RECS Good Practice' label certifies electricity from renewable sources as a product to be supplied and/or as a product to be consumed. Since electricity cannot be tracked in the electricity market the sources and the consumption must be certified. An auditing and verification process, based on tradeable green certificates, guarantees the quality of the product and excludes double selling and …

Recycled Content logo

Recycled Content

Generic symbol used to show recycled content; also sometimes used to indicate that the product can be recycled. Does not mean that the product has been certified.

In the US, the Federal Trade Commission gives the following guidance: A recycled content claim may be made only for materials that have been recovered or otherwise diverted from the solid waste stream, either during the manufacturing …

Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials logo

Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials

The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials is an international initiative, which develops and implement the RSB Global Sustainability Standard, a global standard for sustainable production, conversion and use of biomass. The RSB Standard is de to demonstrate sustainable production of all derivatives from biomass, including biofuels, bioenergy, bio-plastics, bio-packaging, food additives, bio-chemicals, …

Salmon-Safe logo

Salmon-Safe

Salmon-Safe is an Oregon-based nonprofit that certifies urban and agricultural operations based on the protection of water quality and native biodiversity. Founded by a leading U.S. river and native fish conservation organization, Salmon-Safe has certified more than 400 West Coast farms, vineyards, dairies, corporate campuses, and other sites based on riparian habitat protection, elimination of …

SCS FloorScore® logo

SCS FloorScore®

FloorScore® is a certification for commercial and residential hard-surface flooring products and flooring adhesives. Developed in conjunction with the Resilient Floor Covering Institute, products must comply with indoor air quality and VOC emission requirements set by California Section 01350, and meet rigorous quality management standards in manufacturing. Certification and documentation help …

SCS Sustainable Choice logo

SCS Sustainable Choice

Sustainable Choice certification ensures that carpet products meet measurable environmental performance and social responsibility criteria for continuous improvement. The certification is based on the internationally recognized standard NSF/ANSI 140 Sustainable Carpet Assessment Standard (2010). Sustainable Choice is awarded on three certification levels (Silver; Gold; Platinum) through points achieved …

SEE What You Are Buying Into logo

SEE What You Are Buying Into

SEE What You Are Buying Into is a labelling scheme for businesses that are open and honest about their Social, Environmental and Ethical (SEE) policies and practices.

To use the SEE Logo, a company completes the SEE Questionnaire, developed in collaboration with leading NGOs. Businesses guarantee the accuracy and veracity of their responses and publish them on the SEE What You Are Buying …

Soil Association Organic Standard logo

Soil Association Organic Standard

Organic certification for farmers, growers, food processors and packers, retailers, caterers, textile producers, health and beauty manufacturers and importers, in the UK and internationally.



Spiel Gut logo

Spiel Gut

The label indicates that a toy has been tested in accordance with the following criteria: play value, material, workmanship, durability, safety, child-adequate size, quantity and design, quality of user instructions, suitability for different age groups etc. Environmental aspects are also considered such as detailed controls on pollutants such as cadmium, PVC and softeners.



STARS

The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS®) is a self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to gauge relative progress toward sustainability.

Each STARS rating is an indication of sustainability leadership; Campuses can use a STARS logo with their rating level on their website and print materials. The STARS rating means that an institution has gone …

Sustainable Green Printing Partnership logo

Sustainable Green Printing Partnership

The mission of the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership is to encourage and promote participation in the worldwide movement to reduce environmental impact and increase social responsibility of the printing industry through certification and continuous improvement of sustainability and best practices within manufacturing operations.

The SGP Partnership recognizes the following sustainable …

TerraCycle logo

TerraCycle

TerraCycle runs national waste collection programs in 10 countries where non-recyclable post-consumer waste (used candy wrappers, tooth brushes, pens, juice pouches and many other categories of waste) is collected and made into new products and materials. The TerraCycle logo informs a consumer that the product or package is no longer waste, and can be collected and sent (postage paid) to TerraCycle. …

UL Environmental Claim Validation

Environmental claim validations are agents of assurance, providing independent proof that products are exactly as they claim to be. Underwriters Laboratory (UL)'s Environmental Claims Validation (ECV) service and label, tests a manufacturer’s product and validates that the environmental claims they make in their marketing and packaging materials are factual. Claims validated include: recycled …

Umwelt-Etikette

The Swiss ecolabel "Umwelt-Etikette" labels paints and coatings and comprises 7 classes from A to G.

Class A labels paints and coatings have the highest standards with regard to environmental friendliness and user friendliness. This Swiss ecolabel facilitates the selection of environmentally compatible and suitable products.



UPS Eco Responsible Packaging Program logo

UPS Eco Responsible Packaging Program

The Eco Responsible Packaging Program was established for UPS's business customers to demonstrate their commitment to sustainable packaging.

Companies participating in this program allow UPS to conduct an evaluation of transportation packaging processes (i.e. the shipping container and internal material such as peanuts, Kraft paper, film, foam, etc.). It does not evaluate the product's …

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US Composting Council Seal of Testing Assurance

The US Composting Council’s Seal of Testing Assurance Program (‘STA’) is a compost testing, labeling and information disclosure program.

The program requires participants to regularly test their compost products for a range of characteristics and properties, and to make this information available to all who request it.



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VeriFlora

VeriFlora is a sustainability certification program for cut flowers and potted plants. It is administered by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), a third-party certifier of environmental, sustainability and agricultural product quality claims. It is accredited under ISO/IEC Guide 65, the international standard for third-party product certifiers.

The VeriFlora label indicates flowers and …

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VIBE-label

VIBE-label is a label for sustainable building and accomodation products, that promotes eco friendly homes and workplaces.

It is a label designed for professionals in construction (architects, contractors, experts, traders, producers, etc.) that meet adequate bio-ecological standards for materials, techniques, or design schemes.

A company is eligible for a VIBE-label with one star …

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Water Lily: Lithuania

Ecolabel for various products.



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WaterSense

Products bearing the WaterSense label are generally 20% more water-efficient than similar products in the marketplace and must be independently certified before qualifying for the label.



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Whole Trade™ Guarantee

The products in this Wholefoods Market program must meet specific criteria that demand quality in four areas of responsibility: meets quality standards, provides more money to producers, ensures better wages and working conditions for workers, and Cares for the environment.

Whole Foods works with TransFair USA and the Rainforest Alliance to ensure the transparency and integrity of the program. …

Wildlife Habitat Conservation Certification

Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) Conservation Certification recognizes wildlife habitat management and conservation education programs. Successful Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Certification programs are designed to provide benefits to communities, increase employee morale, further sustainability goals, and strengthen relationships with stakeholders.



WQA Gold Seal

The Water Quality Association’s Gold Seal Certification Program is dedicated to providing public health and safety services throughout the USA and globally, while maintaining expert service, superior reputation, and fair pricing. The Gold Seal Program offers certification of all products and chemicals that contact drinking water. WQA's ANSI/SCC accredited Gold Seal Certification Program assures …


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