EcolabelIndex

All ecolabels in Europe

Alphabetical index of 237 ecolabels.

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4C Association logo

4C Association

The 4C Association is a multi-stakeholder organization that brings together actors that are committed to addressing the sustainability issues of the coffee sector in a pre-competitive manner. The members of the 4C Association include coffee farmers (both big and small), traders (importers and exporters), industry players (coffee roasters and retailers) and civil society (non-governmental organizations, …

AB (Agriculture Biologique) logo

AB (Agriculture Biologique)

France's national logo for organic products since 1985. Organic products carrying the logo must contain more than 95 percent organic components, and be produced or processed within the EU, and were certified by one of the inspection bodies accredited according to EN 45011.

L'Agence Bio began managing and promoting the label in 2008.



AENOR Medio Ambiente logo

AENOR Medio Ambiente

Type I ecolabel system aimed at recognizing environmental friendly products or services. Certification procedure based on auditing and labs test. The program will mark those products with less environmental impacts. It is mainly oriented to consumer products.



AfOR Compost Certified logo

AfOR Compost Certified

The AfOR compost certification rules highlight the circumstances under which compost can be considered a ‘product’ and when it is regarded as ‘waste’ and remark that any composts sold in England and Wales for any use must comply with the PAS 100 & CQP (the British Standards Institution's Publicly Available Specification for Composted Materials and the Environment Agency and Waste and …

AIAB (Italian Association for Organic Agriculture) logo

AIAB (Italian Association for Organic Agriculture)

Italian Association for Organic Agriculture's certification. They certify organic products and companies in a broad range of categories, including:

  • food
  • detergents
  • farms
  • cosmetics
  • stores
  • bio-fibres


AISE Charter for Sustainable Cleaning logo

AISE Charter for Sustainable Cleaning

The Charter for Sustainable Cleaning is a voluntary initiative for the European soap, detergent, and maintenance products industry, managed by the Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products (AISE). The aim is to encourage the whole industry to undertake continual improvement in terms of sustainability and also to encourage consumers to adopt more sustainable ways of doing their washing, …

AMA Biozeichen logo

AMA Biozeichen

Established by the Ministry of Agriculture as a unique label for the different organic food producers’ associations. It is only given for food produced by organic farming. There are two versions of the label, one without specification of the origin (black label) and one with specification of the origin (red label).



ANAB - Architettura Naturale logo

ANAB - Architettura Naturale

A certification scheme that assesses the sustainability of building products and furniture.To qualify, building materials must be made primarily from renewable virgin resources, mineral resources and secondary resources for which recycling is logistically and energetically feasible. They are made from raw materials which are preferably obtained locally; they derive from a production process which …

Anbefalt logo

Anbefalt



Aquaculture Stewardship Council logo

Aquaculture Stewardship Council

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) offers standards for aquaculture and for the seafood chain of custody.

The standards are being developed by the Aquaculture Dialogues in compliance with the guidelines for standard setting established by the International Social and Environmental Accreditation and Labeling Alliance (ISEAL).

The certification according to these standards …

Arge TQ logo

Arge TQ

A guide and rating system resulting in a certificate for the assessment of building quality, in terms of Summary project description and issue level results of the evaluation:

  • Resource Consumption
  • Environmental Loadings
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Durability
  • Safety and Security
  • Quality of the design process
  • Quality of the construction …

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.



BASF Eco-Efficiency logo

BASF Eco-Efficiency

BASF SE has developed a label for products that have been evaluated by an Eco-Efficiency Analysis. The awarding of the label is dependent on demanding requirements: After conclusion of the analysis a third party evaluation (peer review) is requested. Furthermore, publication of the results of the analysis will be undertaken via internet.

The label can be carried on for three years. After …

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 …

BASTA logo

BASTA

The BASTA system focuses on hazardous substances in construction and building products. Products are assessed according their chemical ingredients.

Suppliers are responsible for the assessment, and are required to: Declare contents - The supplier must have detailed knowledge of the product´s chemical composition; Provide supporting documentation - The supplier must be able to provide …

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 …

Best Aquaculture Practices logo

Best Aquaculture Practices

The Best Aquaculture Practices Certified (BAP Certified) mark on retail packaging tells consumers that seafood came from BAP certified aquaculture facilities.

The Best Aquaculture Practices standards, developed by the Global Aquaculture Alliance, form the basis for BAP certification. The standards specifically protect biodiversity and worker rights within a program that addresses environmental, …

Better Cotton Initiative logo

Better Cotton Initiative

The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) promotes a comprehensive set of production principles and criteria for growing cotton in a more sustainable manner: socially, environmentally and economically. A member-based organisation made up of players from the entire cotton supply chain, BCI had its first harvest of “Better Cotton” in 2010. BCI currently has a system in place to trace Better Cotton from …

BIODAR logo

BIODAR

Biodar produced foodstuffs are the harvest and products produced on Slovenian farms operated according to international IFOAM basic standards.



BioForum Biogarantie and Ecogarantie logo

BioForum Biogarantie and Ecogarantie

Biogarantie ® is a Belgian organic label. It is also recognised at the European level but puts more stringent conditions, for example, by prohibiting the use of nitrite salts in meat products. Additional standards are developed under the Biogarantie ® specifications for areas not yet covered by European Regulation 834/2007 such as catering, pet food and textiles.

Ecogarantie ® is the …

BIO Hellas logo

BIO Hellas

BIO Hellas is an accredited certification body that provides Inspection and Certification services for the organic products according to:

  • The Regulation EC 834/2007 & 889/2008
  • The NOP/ USDA Regulation.

Also provides inspection services for the organic products according to:

  • Naturland standard
  • Biosuisse standard
  • Demeter …

BIO Hotels logo

BIO Hotels

This certification covers organic and regional products in Hotels.

BIO Hotels uses only organic certified products that meet the standard of Bioland or similar ecolabels. Up to three exceptions are allowed.

For wild harvesting exceptions are generally allowed but the product must be sustainably certified. For beverage the standard is also only organic quality. Up to three exceptions …

Biokreis logo

Biokreis

The Biokreis is a non-governmental organisation. Its goals are:

  • to help farmers to grow organically,
  • to bring farmers and manufacturers together - regionally and on a fair basis,
  • to promote organic agriculture,
  • to inform consumers about organic agriculture and a healthy lifestyle.


Bioland logo

Bioland

Based on the organic-biological method the Bioland farmers gave themselves organic farming standards, which they continuously maintained, adapted and developed, so that it now includes all aspects of a modern ecological agricultural production, animal husbandry as well as food processing. All Bioland members and contract partners submit to the Bioland inspection system. The compliance with the Bioland …

Bio-Siegel logo

Bio-Siegel

All agricultural products produced according to the requirements outlined in the EU Regulation on Organic Farming , as referenced in the German Organic Food Labelling Act, are permitted to use the Bio-Siegel label.

At least 95% of of the agricultural ingredients contained in processed products must come from organic production.



Bio Suisse logo

Bio Suisse

Indicates fully organic, produced in Switzerland.

More than 90% of the raw materials come from Switzerland.



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 Angel logo

Blue Angel

The Blue Angel was initiated by the German government and awarded by an independent Jury to products that are environmentally friendlier than others serving the same use.

Each label specifies that the product or service focuses on one of four different protection goals: health, climate, water, and resources.

The Blue Angel Standard is managed by four entities:

  1. The …

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 …

BREEAM logo

BREEAM

BREEAM (BRE Environmental Assessment Method) is an environmental assessment method for buildings around the world.

BREEAM provides clients, developers, designers and others with

  • market recognition for low environmental impact buildings
  • assurance that best environmental practice is incorporated into a building
  • inspiration to find innovative solutions that …

BRE Global Certified Environmental Profile logo

BRE Global Certified Environmental Profile

Environmental profiles measure the impacts of a construction material, product or building system throughout its life – not only during its manufacture, but also its use in a building over a typical building lifetime. This includes its extraction, processing, use and maintenance and its eventual disposal.

The Environmental Profiles Methodology assesses environmental indicators that reflect …

British Allergy Foundation Seal of Approval logo

British Allergy Foundation Seal of Approval

Endorsement scheme for a wide range of products (from air conditioners and bedding to cars and cleaning products) which specifically restrict or remove high levels of named allergens from the environment.



Bundesverband Deutscher Fertigbau (BDF) logo

Bundesverband Deutscher Fertigbau (BDF)

Certification of buildings according to criteria including the environment and health.



Byggvarubedömningen logo

Byggvarubedömningen

Byggvarubedömningen, or BVB, is a building materials assessment tool. It evaluates, proactively and systematically, the contents of a product and of the production process.

BVB also provides a common criteria and an evaluation standard based on seven factors: • Chemical content (declaration of contents) • Input materials (raw materials) • The construction phase • The management …

C.A.F.E. Practices logo

C.A.F.E. Practices

Coffee and Farmer Equity (C.A.F.E.) Practices evaluates, recognizes and rewards producers of high-quality sustainably grown coffee for Starbucks stores. C.A.F.E. Practices is a green coffee sourcing guideline with third-party evaluation. C.A.F.E. Practices seeks to ensure that Starbucks sources sustainably grown and processed coffee by evaluating the economic, social and environmental aspects of …

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.



CarbonNeutral logo

CarbonNeutral

CarbonNeutral® is the registered trademark of The CarbonNeutral Company and is a global standard to certify that businesses have measured and reduced their CO2 emissions to net zero for their company, products, operations or services.

Permission to display the CarbonNeutral mark is only given to clients whose carbon reduction programme is implemented in accordance with The CarbonNeutral …

Carbon Reduction Label logo

Carbon Reduction Label

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 …

Carbon Trust Standard logo

Carbon Trust Standard

The Carbon Trust Standard is a certification mark of excellence, designed to recognise organisations for real carbon reduction.

To qualify, organisations must measure, manage and genuinely reduce their carbon footprint and commit to reducing it year on year.

Benefits of achieving the Standard include:

  • Independent validation of your environmental credentials
  • Meet …

Carrefour Eco-Planete logo

Carrefour Eco-Planete

The Group has developed the Carrefour Agir Éco Planète range, which comprises products that are certified (European Ecolabel, FSC, MSC and so on) or which carry an external support.

In 2007, the HPC range was extended to include 13 eco-label products marketed in four countries: France, Belgium, Spain and Greece.

The non-food sector also offers Agir Éco Planète products, …

Certified Natural Cosmetics logo

Certified Natural Cosmetics

The makers of the products marked with the BDIH "Certified Natural Cosmetics" seal use natural raw material such as plant oils, fats and waxes, herbal extracts and essential oils and aromatic materials from controlled biological cultivation or controlled biological wild collection.

In addition to the careful selection of raw materials, the ecological impact of each product plays an …

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.



Climatop logo

Climatop

The aim of climatop is to label the most climate friendly products and services (best-in-class). Similar products of a product family (functional unit) are compared with respect to their environmental emissions. Products that cause CO2-eq emissions that are generally 20% lower, receive the label. Only products that have an environmental balance, which is at least equal or better than the one of …

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 …

Coop Naturaline: Switzerland logo

Coop Naturaline: Switzerland

For textiles and natural cosmetics made from cotton by controlled biological cultivation according to the guidelines of BIO Suisse or the European Union. It covers the entire textile chain and undertakes additional pollution testing by external labs and Coop quality safety.

Companies who produce the textiles certified COOP Naturaline must meet the basic standards of the International …

Cotton Made in Africa

Cotton made in Africa is an initiative by the Aid by Trade Foundation and follows the principles of a Social Business helping people to help themselves by means of trade.

The initiative operates in accordance with sound business methods to improve the conditions of life of a large number of African cotton farmers. The initiatives approach bases on agricultural trainings to further sustainable …

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 …

CSA Sustainable Forest Management logo

CSA Sustainable Forest Management

The CAN/CSA-Z809 SFM chain-of-custody label demonstrates that forest products have originated from a forest certified to CAN/CSA-Z809 SFM and have been verified to the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Chain-of-Custody requirements through an independent third party audit.



CSRR Quality Standard logo

CSRR Quality Standard

The Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Research (CSRR) Quality Standard certifies research corporations that undertake CSR Research.

These companies deliver profiles and ratings to the SRI (Social Responsible Investment sector). One of the requirements for passing the standard is covering system or group factors such as quality management systems, HR and complaint management.

They …

Danish Indoor Climate Label logo

Danish Indoor Climate Label

The Danish Indoor Climate label is a tool for development and selection of indoor air quality friendly products and better understanding of the impact of products and materials on the indoor air quality in buildings.



Danish Ø-mark logo

Danish Ø-mark

The designation ‘organic' (økologisk) and the Danish eco-label (the red Ø symbol) may only be used on milk, meats, eggs,cereals, vegetables etc. from farms authorised for organic production.

The Department of Organic Farming checks that organic farms complywith the rules applicable to both organic plant and animal husbandry.They inspect enterprises producing or marketing organic feeding …

David Bellamy Conservation Award logo

David Bellamy Conservation Award

Ecolabel for holiday parks, caravan and camping sites and park home estates based on specific measures and management criteria.



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 …

Deutsches Güteband Wein (DLG) logo

Deutsches Güteband Wein (DLG)

The DLG quality label German Ribbon of Quality for Wine (Deutsches Güteband Wein) sets quality standards for wine that go beyond the statutory requirements. In addition to sensory demands made of the wine, the label also covers requirements regarding wine growing and further processing of the wine. Wine growing must be pursued in an environmentally sound manner, with restricted use of pesticides, …

DGNB Certificate logo

DGNB Certificate

The DGNB Certification System was developed by the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) together with the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building, and Urban Affairs (BMVBS) to be used as a tool for the planning and evaluation of buildings in a comprehensive quality perspective. It is designed as a rating system and covers all relevant topics of sustainable construction.

Awards within …

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



Dolphin Safe / Dolphin Friendly logo

Dolphin Safe / Dolphin Friendly

The Earth Island Institute monitors tuna companies around the world to ensure the tuna is caught by methods that do not harm dolphins and protect the marine ecosystem. In order for tuna to be considered “Dolphin Safe”, it must meet the following standards: 1. No intentional chasing, netting or encirclement of dolphins during an entire tuna fishing trip; 2. No use of drift gill nets to catch …

DUBOkeur

In 2004 NIBE developed a quality label to compare the environmental friendliness of multiple building products. The DUBOkeur® label is meant to certify the best choices of a product in the fields of environmental and health.

In order to do this, the environmental impact of a product in relationship to other products is tested through NIBE’s Twin-model. The most eco-friendly product is …

EarthCheck logo

EarthCheck

EarthCheck is a benchmarking certification and advisory group for travel and tourism. Since 1987, EarthCheck have helped businesses, communities and governments to deliver clean, safe, prosperous and healthy destinations for travellers to visit, live, work and play. EarthCheck's approach has been to help operators break resource challenges into manageable actions that can be taken forward by management …

ECMA-370 - The Eco Declaration logo

ECMA-370 - The Eco Declaration

Specifies environmental attributes and measurement methods for ICT and CE products according to known regulations, standards, guidelines and currently accepted practices. It includes a company environmental profile, and environmental product attributes.



Ecocert logo

Ecocert

Ecocert is a certification body for sustainable development. It is an inspection and certification body established in France by agronomists aware of the need to develop environmentally friendly agriculture and of the importance of offering some form of recognition to those committed to this method of production. From its creation, Ecocert is specialized in the certification of organic agricultural …

ECO certification logo

ECO certification

ECO certification is an ecolabel given out by the Malta Tourism Authority to hotels on the islands of Malta. Approximately 15% of hotels on the Maltese Islands are ECO certified translating to almost 30% of hotel rooms.

To participate, hotels must comply with a number of criteria all aimed at improving their environmental performance and increasing environmental awareness amongst employees. …

Eco Hotels Certified logo

Eco Hotels Certified

This certification stands for more ecology, more sustainability and more regionality in a business. It is certification of sustainably operating tourism businesses and takes account of their total resource use.

The CO2 data are collected and evaluated against similar businesses, using an anonymous benchmark system, and this means they can be compared with the best in the particular segment/category …

eco-INSTITUT logo

eco-INSTITUT

With substantial emission and toxicological testing living up to more than just the legal specifications, eco-Institut supplies clients a reliable and significant label for building products and textiles without any health hazards.



EcoLabel Luxembourg logo

EcoLabel Luxembourg

The EcoLabel is an initiative by the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry for sustainable development and infrastructure, running since 1999. Ever since, the non-profit organization OekoZenter Lëtzebuerg has been in charge of the environmental counseling of both the businesses aiming to join the EcoLabel initiative and the businesses already part of the network.

Up to now, the certificate …

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 …

EcoMaterial logo

EcoMaterial

EcoMaterial certification provides independent, third-party verification that a material was manufactured using strategies aimed at achieving high performance in human and environmental safety and indoor environmental quality, functional characteristics, water efficiency, energy efficiency, raw materials selection.

The principle of the standard is an individual approach to each material, …

ECOproduct logo

ECOproduct

ECOproduct is a Norwegian method to choose environmentally friendly building materials and chemicals based on information in an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) or a safety data sheet. The method has been developed in collaboration with several building industry organizations and contractors in Norway.

Each product gets a character for Indoor Environment, Health and Environmental …

Ecoproof logo

Ecoproof

The label is for textiles, especially textiles made from cotton. The products have to meet certain criteria throughout their entire life cycle, including environmental performance, the abolition of child labour and a reduction of negative effects on human health.



Eco-Schools logo

Eco-Schools

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



EcoVillage logo

EcoVillage

The "EcoVillage. Eco-friendly cottage communities" project was implemented in 2006 as an integrated system of environmental certification of low-rise suburban cottage facilities and infrastructure design and construction.

The EcoVillage standard was developed to reflect the green requirements and take into account the world experience of "green" low-rise building design and construction.

To …

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 …

EKOenergy logo

EKOenergy

EKOenergy is a label for electricity, managed by the European EKOenergy network, a network of more than 30 environmental NGOs from over 20 European countries. The EKOenergy label is the only electricity label which has resulted from a pan-European consultation process, which works on the whole European market and which is recognized by stakeholders in all European countries. The first EKOenergy …

Ekologicky setrny vyrobek / Environmentally Friendly Product logo

Ekologicky setrny vyrobek / Environmentally Friendly Product

The ecolabel "Ekologicky setrny vyrobek" is the official registered label of The Czech ecolabelling programme (National Programme for Labelling Environmentally Friendly Products). It was launched on 14. April 1994. The programme is administered by CENIA, Czech Environmental Information Agency. The guarantor of the programme is the Ministry of the Environment. In 2004 the programme the scope of the …

EMAS: European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme logo

EMAS: European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme

Recognises and rewards those organisations that go beyond minimum legal compliance and continuously improve their environmental performance.



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 Labelling of Buildings: EU logo

Energy Labelling of Buildings: EU

Directive 2002/91/EC on the energy performance of buildings. Member States are obliged to ensure that when buildings are constructed, sold or rented out, an Energy Performance Certificate is made available to the owner or by the owner to the tenant or potential buyer. The certification shall also include advice and information on how to improve energy performance. It concerns such elements as building …

Energy Saving Recommended logo

Energy Saving Recommended

Energy saving products use less energy and therefore have less of an environmental impact as well as being cheaper to run.

The Energy Saving Recommended logo is a quick and easy way to spot the most energy efficient products on the market.



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 Product Declaration logo

Environmental Product Declaration

The overall goal of an Environmental Product Declaration, EPD, is to provide relevant, verified and comparable information to meet various customer and market needs. The International EPD® System has the ambition to help and support organisations to communicate the environmental performance of their products (goods and services) in a credible and understandable way.



EPEAT logo

EPEAT

EPEAT is a global rating system for greener electronics. Using EPEAT (“Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool”), purchasers in 43 countries can evaluate, compare and select electronics based on environmental attributes. EPEAT currently includes categories for PCs and Displays, Televisions, and Imaging Equipment (printers, copiers, scanners, multifunction devices, fax machines and mailing …

EQUITRADE logo

EQUITRADE

The EQUITRADE logo is found on products with raw materials originating from a poor community, and which it also tries to ensure are manufactured, packaged and marketed from there too.



e-Stewards Certification logo

e-Stewards Certification

e-Stewards Certification is a global program designed to enable individuals and organizations who dispose of their old electronic equipment to easily identify recyclers that adhere to the highest standard of environmental responsibility and worker protection.

e-Stewards Certification is open to electronics recyclers, refurbishers and processors in all developed countries. Certified e-Stewards …

Estonian Ecotourism Quality Label logo

Estonian Ecotourism Quality Label

This label indicates tourism options which promote local economic development and the conservation of natural and cultural heritage of Estonia.



Estonian Organic Farming logo

Estonian Organic Farming

Organic farming label from Estonia.The label is awarded to producers or handlers whose enterprise has been approved on the basis of the Organic Farming Act. The conditions for using an organic label in the European Union are thesame as those applicable for the national organic label.



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 …

Etichetta ambientale logo

Etichetta ambientale

AssoSCAI has developed the multi-label "Environmental Label AssoSCAI" to assist Italian companies in the correct classification of environmental goods according to ISO 14021 standard.

Companies can use this label in B2B transactions to more clearly communicate their environmental credentials, including their current ecolabel qualifications.

All points are substantiated through …

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.



EU Energy Label logo

EU Energy Label

By law, the European Community Energy Label must be displayed on all new household products displayed for sale, hire or hire-purchase.

The Directive applies to the following types of household appliances, even where these are sold for non-household uses: refrigerators, freezers and their combinations; washing machines, dryers and their combinations; dishwashers; ovens; water heaters and …

EU organic products label logo

EU organic products label

The organic product label indicates that the product has been grown within sustainable cultivation systems. Foods may only be marked as "organic" if at least 95% of their agricultural ingredients are organic. Organic ingredients in non-organic food may be listed as organic in the list of ingredients, as long as this food has been produced in accordance with the organic legislation. In order to …

European Computer Manufacturers Association ECMA: TR/70 logo

European Computer Manufacturers Association ECMA: TR/70

ECMA's TR/70 voluntary product declaration standard identifies and defines the environmental attributes related to ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and CE (Consumer Electronics) products, during their entire life cycle, from conception to end-of-life treatment.

The product does not have to comply to fixed requirements, rather the declaration reports the product's performance.



European Green

European Green is a label for green electricity based on Guarantees of Origin (GoOs). It is meant to support the transition of European energy supply systems into one unified, interconnected and sustainable energy system so that a sustainable, ecologically sound and future oriented energy supply system for Europe can be established.

European Green incorporates a blend of several renewable …

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.



Fair for Life

"Fair for life" is a brand neutral third party certification programme for social accountability and fair trade in agricultural, manufacturing and trading operations. The programme complements existing fair trade certification systems

Social accountability and fair trade have become important indicators to select business partners in a global market place. Existing systems unfortunately …

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 …

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Fair Trade Organization Mark

This mark is available to member organizations that meet the requirements of the World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO) monitoring system and identifies them as registered Fair Trade Organizations.

WFTO is working with Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International (FLO) on a Quality Management System for Fair Trade.



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FairWertung

FairWertung - the German Fair Recycling Federation - is a network of non-profit organisations and social enterprises (many of them church-related) that comply with criteria laid down by FairWertung for a fair collection and marketing of second-hand clothes. FairWertung also has its own label which can be identified easily.

Organisations committing themselves to fulfilling these criteria …

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FairWild

FairWild aims to provide a worldwide framework for implementing a sustainable, fair and value-added management and trading system for wild-collected natural ingredients and products thereof.

FairWild offers a Total Quality Management System to assure buyers that FairWild Certified products are sourced and produced in a socially and ecologically sound way.

FairWild encourages sustainable …

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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 …

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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 …

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Flybe Aircraft Ecolabel

Flybe, which is Europe’s largest regional airline, and which has invested over $2 billion in new, environmentally sensitive aircraft over the last two years, has become the first airline in the world to introduce an aircraft eco-labelling scheme. The scheme is in response to the Stern Report’s call for ‘labelling’ to help consumers and businesses make sound decisions. Under the scheme, …

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Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody Certification

The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) promotes environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world's forests.

FSC® chain of custody (CoC) tracks FSC certified material through the production process - from the forest to the consumer, including all successive stages of processing, transformation, manufacturing and distribution. Only FSC CoC …

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Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) Forest Management Certification

The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) promotes environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world's forests.

As forest managers or owners, FSC® Certification is a way of ensuring that your careful and long-term forest management is recognized. Certification is voluntary. It involves an inspection of the forest management by an independent …

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Friend of the Sea

Friend of the Sea Approved Fisheries:

  • target stocks which are not overexploited
  • use fishing methods which don't impact the seabed, and
  • generate less than average 8% discards.


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GEO Certified

GEO is a stakeholder-funded, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to helping the global golf community establish leadership in environmental enhancement and corporate responsibility.

GEO Certified is an ecolabel for golf development and course / club management.



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GEV-Emicode

Flooring installation materials labelled with the GEV sign EMICODE EC1 ;very low emission; grant the greatest possible protection against indoor air pollution.



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Global Good Agricultural Practice (GAP)

Global G.A.P. is a private sector body that sets voluntary standards for the certification of agricultural products around the globe. The aim is to establish one standard for Good Agricultural Practice with different product applications capable of fitting to the whole of global agriculture.

The standard is primarily designed to reassure consumers about how food is produced on the farm by …

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Global Organic Textile Standard

COMPREHENSIVE RULES FOR ECOLOGICAL AND SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE TEXTILE PRODUCTION

The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) was developed with the aim to unify the various existing standards and draft standards in the field of eco textile processing and to define world-wide recognised requirements that ensure organic status of textiles, from harvesting of the raw materials, through environmentally …

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Gold Standard

The Gold Standard distinguishes the highest quality carbon offset projects in the voluntary and compliance environmental markets and is a key policy tool for the NGO community to influence the development of the rapidly growing global carbon markets. Gold Standard projects employ renewable energy and end-use energy efficiency technologies, they are rigorously screened for true environmental benefits, …

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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 …

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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.



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GoodWeave

GoodWeave is working to end child labor in the carpet industry and to offer educational opportunities to children in South Asia. Through its monitoring and inspections program, GoodWeave is helping to combat the problem of exploitative child labor and to transform the handmade rug industry by certifying child-labor-free rugs and providing education and opportunities to rescue at-risk children.

The …

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Green Certificate: Latvia

An eco-label affirming environmental quality in vacation properties which save natural resources and use them rationally, offer environment friendly tourist activities, healthy, locally produced food and extensive information on the local natural, cultural and historical attractions.



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Green Crane: Ukraine

Green Crane is a voluntary, multiple specifications based environmental labelling program that operates to international standards and principles. It is awarded to products with relatively less environmental impact compared to similar products, during their entire life cycle, from extracting and collecting the product materials, to the manufacturing, distribution, use and consumption, disposal, …

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Green Dot / Der Grüner Punkt / Grønt Punkt

The Green Dot symbol identifies products whose producers are members of the industry-funded system of recycling consumer good packaging.

The Green Dot scheme is covered under the European "Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive - 94/62/EC.

The Green Dot does not convey any particular environmental attributes of the product itself.



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Green-e Climate

Green-e® Climate is the first and only consumer protection and certification program for retail carbon offsets. It complements project certification programs by ensuring that offset sellers:

  1. Source only verified and properly tracked and credited reductions from high-quality projects certified under project standards that meet a high standard of quality,

  2. Retire …

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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 …

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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 …

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Green Key

International ecolabel for tourism products.

The Green Key is a diploma awarded to companies within tourism.



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 …

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Green Range

The mondi Green Range was developed to promote environmentally preferable purchasing.



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Green Shape

Green Shape is VAUDE’s label for products that feature special ecological manufacturing. The criteria for this label are that only products made of at least 90% organic cotton or recycled materials, colored using the VAUDE ecolour dyeing process or made to conform to the textile standard bluesign® earn the Green Shape quality label.



Greenspec PASS

GreenSpec PASS identifies and endorses green building materials, products and equipment. The PASS label indicates that a product has been selected and endorsed for its superior environmental qualities. PASS is organised and run by architects and specifiers for the benefit of fellow building designers.



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Green Tourism Business Scheme

The GTBS is the national sustainable tourism certification scheme for the UK & Ireland with over 2400 members. It is the only national certification programme endorsed by the National tourism agencies.

Businesses opting to join Green Tourism are assessed by a qualified grading advisor against a rigorous set of 145 criteria, covering a range of areas, including energy and water efficiency, …

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Group for Energy Efficient Appliances Label

A forum of representatives from European national energy agencies and government departments working with industry on voluntary information activities in the field of energy efficient home electronics, office equipment and IT-equipment.



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GUT

The aim of GUT is to improve continuously all environmental and consumer protection aspects throughout the life cycle of a textile floor covering (from production to installation, to use phase and recycling).



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HAND IN HAND

Private fairtrade program of the company Rapunzel Naturkost GmbH which is a supplier of organic products.

From the very beginning of dealing with producers from the Southern countries (the so-called developing countries) not only the quality of the organic products but also the quality of the cooperation with the producers was important for us.

The primary aim of Rapunzel Naturkost …

HKN NEU100

HKN NEU100 is a label/standard for green electricity based on Guarantees of Origin (GoOs). HKN NEU100 is intended to promote new production facilities for renewable energy sources and to help ensure that the expanding reservoir of renewable energy production facilities is actually incorporated into the energy supply system and its development.

100% of the GoOs used come from new facilities …

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HQE

The HQE ® label aim to improve environmental quality of new and existing buildings. Certification of building owners that proves higher environmental quality of buildings they comission. It applies to various kinds of buildings - individual and multistory, residential and commercial.



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Hungarian Ecolabel / Környezetbarát Termék Védjegy

Hungarian national ecolabel developped by the Ministry of Environment in 1994. Goals and procedures meet the requirements of ISO 14024 standard.



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ibex fairstay

Depending on their engagement for and performance in sustainable development, accommodation enterprises are certified by ibex fairstay as either Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum. The label controls a hotel’s achievement in the 5 dimensions:

  • Management
  • Economy
  • Environment
  • Social responsibility
  • Regional creation of value and culture


IBO

The label is given for building materials and interior which fulfil strict environmental criteria which comprise the whole life-cycle of the product.



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IBU Type III Environmental Declaration (IBU Environmental Product Declaration)

This is a Type III declaration for building products. It is based on ISO 14025 as well as ISO 21930 and EN 15804 and declares environmental information on a pass/fail basis. It is meant to identify properties of building products that are relevant to the environmental performance of buildings, and it is based on a Life Cycle Assessment.

There are currently 96 declaration holders that together …

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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 …

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IMO Certified

The Institute for Marketecology (IMO) is an international agency for inspection, certification and quality assurance of eco-friendly products. For more than 20 years, IMO has been active in the field of organic certification but it is also active in the sectors of natural textiles, sustainable forestry, and social accountability monitoring.



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Indoor Air Comfort

Eurofins "Indoor Air Comfort" product certification is an innovative tool for showing compliance with low VOC emission requirements from construction products and furniture of all relevant European specifications on two levels: Standard level "Indoor Air Comfort - certified product" shows compliance of product emissions with all legal specifications issued by authorities in the European Union. Higher …

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International Organic and Natural Cosmetics Corporation BDIH Standard

The aim of the BDIH Standard is to define the term natural cosmetics in a factually correct and comprehensible way and to create transparency to benefit the consumer. In addition, it is intended to allow fair competition between the manufacturers and distributors of natural cosmetics. The standard specifies requirements relating to how the ingredients used in the cosmetics should be obtained and …

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Krav

Krav develops organic standards, inspects to these standards and promotes the KRAV label. The label is a tool to implement “The goal of organic production ” into the entire chain of custody from production of raw materials to the consumer (for food and other agricultural products).

Standards encompass many factors so that the entire production system and the surrounding environment …

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Label STEP

The fair trade label STEP is awarded to handmade carpet dealers who commit to fair trade standards, including ensuring fair conditions of production; paying fair prices to ensure fair wages; fighting abusive child labour; promoting ecologically viable production methods; and authorizing independent verification.

The label is not applied to individual products but to import companies and …

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LEAF Marque

The LEAF Marque brings you food produced by farmers who are committed to improving the environment for the benefit of wildlife and the countryside.

Our mission enables farming that enriches the environment and engages local communities

Everyone can be involved with LEAF, farmers, the food chain and the consumer.



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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 …

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Legambiente Turismo

Eco-tourism label for Italy for any type of tourist accommodation business. Since 1997 Legambiente Turismo has worked to help tourist businesses to reduce tourist impacts in the destination and raise awareness in holiday makers, while enhancing quality and comfort and involving local businesses and tourists in more sustainable choices. The ecolabel aims to improve environmental management in tourist …

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Luomuliitto - The Ladybird label

It is granted to farmers, food processors and farm input manufacturers who produce organic products according to the standards of Luomuliitto. The standards require a certified quality control system and that at least 75 per cent of the ingredients of the labeled products are of Finnish origin.



Luomu Sun Sign logo

Luomu Sun Sign

Denotes controlled organic production. The official label of the Finnish inspection authorities; owned by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.



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M1 Emission Classification of Building Materials

EMISSION CLASSIFICATION OF BUILDING MATERIALS (M1) The aim of the classification is to enhance the development and use of low-emitting building materials so that material emissions do not increase the requirement for ventilation. The classification presents requirements for the materials used in ordinary work spaces and residences. For air-handling components there is a separate Cleanliness Classification …

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Marine Stewardship Council

The MSC fisheries standard has 3 overarching principles that every fishery must prove that it meets:

Principle 1: Sustainable fish stocks The fishing activity must be at a level which is sustainable for the fish population. Any certified fishery must operate so that fishing can continue indefinitely and is not overexploiting the resources.

Principle 2: Minimising environmental impact Fishing …

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Max Havelaar

The Max Havelaar Foundation awards a quality label to products that have been produced according to principles of fair trade. Through fair trade, it contributes to improving the living and working conditions of small farmers and agricultural workers in disadvantaged regions. The Max Havelaar Foundation is a member of the Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) and complies with their …

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Migros ECO

Label for textiles that guarantees that no substance likely to cause allergies or irritation, or to be harmful to the environment has been used throughout the manufacturing chain. It also attests to environmental preservation and workforce health and safety.

The Eco-Guidelines are based on four principles: 1) Protect the environment: mitigate environmental problems in producing countries 2) …

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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 …

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Minergie

MINERGIE is a label for new and refurbished low-energy-consumption buildings indicating comfort made possible by high-grade building envelopes and the continuous renewal of air.

The following requirements must be met:

  • Heat demand 90 % or less of the limit of the standard SIA 380/1
  • Year-round controlled air exchange
  • Weighted Energy Index < 38 kWh/m2
  • Proof …

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Minergie-A

MINERGIE-A is a label for new and refurbished low-energy-consumption buildings that seek "Nearly zero-energy Buildings" according to the EU guidelines 2010/31. It also takes into account the building gray energy, unlike MINERGIE and MINERGIE-P standards.

The following requirements must be met:

  • Heat demand 90 % or less of the limit of the standard SIA 380/1 (like MINERGIE)
  • At …

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Minergie-ECO

MINERGIE ECO is a label for new and refurbished low-energy-consumption buildings that addresses ecological and social requirements. It can be combined with MINERGIE, MINERGIE-P, and MINERGIE-A, which are standards that focus more on energy consumption.

Health requirements:

  • high percentage use of daylight instead of electricity
  • sound insulation
  • indoor air …

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Minergie-P

MINERGIE-P is a label for new and refurbished low-energy-consumption buildings that seeks an even lower energy consumption than the MINERGIE Standard.

The following requirements must be met:

  • Heat demand 60% or less of the limit of the standard SIA 380/1
  • Specific heat capacity demand
  • Renewal of air through a ventilation system with heat recovery
  • Weighted …

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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, …

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Natrue-Label

The Natrue-Label is a guarantee for cosmetic products. Their goal is to promote and protect natural beauty and skin care products. Any product with the Natrue label is intended to be as natural as possible, using natural and organic ingredients, soft manufacturing processes and environmentally friendly practices.



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Naturally Sephora

Naturally Sephora offers a line of beauty products which must meet a certain standard by excluding certain ingredients from their products. The term "natural" is not fully regulated and every brand has its own definition. Sephora has created an internal logo to help you spot the products carried at Sephora that have been formulated with and without certain ingredients.



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Naturemade

Symbol for renewable energy sources and applications.

Has two levels: Naturemade Star (ecological energy) and Naturemade Basic (renewable energy)

Programme is supported by environmental and consumer organizations, renewable energy associations, major energy consumers and large, medium and small energy suppliers and producers.



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natureplus

Natureplus is an international label of quality for sustainable building and accommodation products, tested for health, environmental-friendliness and functionality.

The label’s primary aim is to provide consumers as well as architects, tradesmen, building companies and all those involved in construction, with a reliable orientation aid towards sustainable products i.e. environmentally-friendly …

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Nature's Best Ecotourism

Nature´s Best certifies ethical, high quality nature tours in Sweden. It was developed by travel associations, land owners, nature conservation associations, non profit organisations, public authorities, tourist companies and institutions.



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Naturland e.V.

Naturland –Association for organic agriculture is a private certification body and an organic farmers association. Since 1982 Naturland promotes organic agriculture throughout the world and is currently active in 50 countries (state of December 2010). With its 53,000 farmers and over 500 manufacturers as Naturland partners, it is one of the major organic farming associations.

Naturland …

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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), …

Neuland

Das Neuland-Zeichen kennzeichnet Fleisch und Fleischprodukte, die aus einer artgerechten und umweltschonenden Nutztierhaltung stammen. Die Kennzeichnung beruht auf Richtlinien, die Kriterien über die Haltung, Fütterung, Transport etc. enthalten. Der Schwerpunkt der Richtlinien liegt auf einer artgerechten Tierhaltung.



NF-Environnement Mark

A voluntary certification mark issued by AFNOR Certification. To be issued the NF Environnement mark the product must comply with ecological and fitness for purpose criteria.

These criteria are the result of negotiations between representatives of manufacturers, consumer, environmental protection and distributor associations and public authorities.



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, …

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Oeko-Tex Standard 100

The Oeko-Tex Standard 100 is a globally uniform testing and certification system for textile raw materials, intermediate and end products at all stages of production.

The certification covers multiple human-ecological attributes, including harmful substances which are prohibited or regulated by law, chemicals which are known to be harmful to health, but are not officially forbidden, and …

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Oeko-Tex Standard 1000

To complement the product-related Oeko-Tex Standard 100, the Oeko-Tex Standard 1000 is a testing, auditing and certification system for environmentally-friendly production sites throughout the textile processing chain.

To qualify for certification according to the Oeko-Tex Standard 1000, companies must meet stipulated criteria in terms of their environmentally-friendly manufacturing processes …

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Oeko-Tex Standard 100plus

Oeko-Tex Standard 100plus is a product label providing textile and clothing manufacturers with the opportunity to highlight the human-ecological optimisation of their products as well as their efforts in production ecology to consumers. Companies can receive this award if their manufactured products have been successfully certified according to Oeko-Tex …

OK biobased

OK biobased label offers a comprehensive guarantee about the origin of your products.

On a basis of the determined percentage of renewable raw materials (% Bio-based carbon), your product can be certified as one-star-bio-based, two-star-bio-based, three-star-bio-based or four-star-bio-based.



OK biodegradable SOIL

The OK biodegradable SOIL label is a guarantee a product will completely biodegrade in the soil without adversely affecting the environment.



OK biodegradable WATER

Products certified for OK Biodegradable WATER guarantee biodegradation in a natural fresh water environment, and thus substantially contribute to the reduction of waste in rivers, lakes or any natural fresh water. Note that this does not automatically guarantee biodegradation in marine waters.



OK Compost

Packaging or products featuring the OK Compost label (based on European standard EN 13432: 2000) are guaranteed as biodegradable & compostable in an industrial composting plant and applies to all components, inks and additives. Any product featuring the OK compost logo complies with the requirements of the EU Packaging Directive ( 94/62/EEC).



OK Compost HOME

OK compost HOME guarantees complete biodegradability in the light of specific requirements, in home garden compost heaps.



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ÖkoControl

The ÖkoControl Label is given to furniture, bedding or mattresses made of natural, sustainable materials after strict tests made by independent and accredited test laboratories. It's a label guaranting the low output of dangerous emissions.



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OK Power

Öko-Institut, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Germany and the Consumer Agency NRW have set up the association ‘EnergieVision e.V.’, which issues the ‘ok-power’ label in Germany.



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Ø-label: Norway

Aims to safeguard Norway's organic future. All providers of organic products in Norway are part of Debio's inspection scheme, which includes all activities from farm to table.

Debio's regular inspections ensure that products meet the requirements for marketing organic products under the Norwegian "Ø-label", which certifies organic production.



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On-Pack Recycling Label

The On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) scheme (http://www.onpackrecyclinglabel.org.uk//) operates in the UK to provide a standard consumer recycling label, which is simple, consistent, evidence led and provides sufficient information to make it easy for consumers to recycle more packaging, more often.

Over 145 brands and retailers are using the labels on over 75,000 product lines; the cornerstone …

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Organic Farmers & Growers Certification

Organic Farmers & Growers label indicates product meets UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) regulations for organic production and processing in the UK.



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Organic Food Federation

Certification of Organic operations and products.



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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).



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Paper by Nature

The Paper by Nature ecolabel applies to converted paper products like envelopes, books and pads, filing products. It takes into account the potential environmental impacts of the product, including:

  • Raw materials: the ecolabel includes criteria concerning responsible forest management and paper manufacturing.
  • Converting process: the ecolabel includes criteria concerning all …

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Paper Profile

Paper profile is environmental product declaration for professional paper buyers. Paper Profile enables the paper buyer to make well informed product choices, by presenting figures on essential environmental parameters in an uniformed way for specific products. It is a voluntary environmental product declaration scheme developed and provided by leading paper producers.



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Passivhaus

PassivHaus is a certification for super-energy efficient buildings meeting the code developed by the PassivHaus Institute in Germany, and administered in Canada, Germany, UK and US.

A Passive House is a very well-insulated, virtually air-tight building that is primarily heated by passive solar gain and by internal gains from people, electrical equipment, etc. Energy losses are minimized. …

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Per il Clima

The "Per il clima" program offers a voluntary carbon footprint label to inform consumers about the amount of greenhouse gas emissions generated by products or services during one or more phases of their life cycle. The rules for the calculation are defined by a document (PAS 2050) made by the British Standards Institute.

The weight of CO2 on the label may be the result of two different paths: a …

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Phillips Green Logo

Philips products that have a Green logo offer customers, users and society an environmental improvement of at least 10% in one or more of the Philips Green Focal Areas:

  • Energy efficiency
  • Packaging
  • Hazardous substances
  • Weight
  • Recycling and disposal
  • Lifetime reliability


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Planet Positive

Planet Positive is a mark of accreditation to the Planet Positive Protocol. The Protocol requires four steps: measuring, reducing, acting and reporting on GHG emissions.

Planet Positive certifies businesses, products, events or people commit to taking positive action by either donating to community projects, or offsetting into verified carbon projects.

Businesses and organisations …

Preservando El Medio Ambiente (Preserving the Environment)

Private label for wine grown in spain according to ecological principles and life cycle environmental aspects - including using solar & biomass power in production plants, and recycling of process wastewater.



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Processed Chlorine Free

Processed Chlorine Free (PCF) audits require a chain of custody for all raw materials, measures the impact of a manufacturing process on the environment: water and energy use, chemistry, carbon gas releases, reviews environmental policy and permit compliance, reviews ethical management practices and compliance, financial performance, product stewardship, public information, funding of research and …

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Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) schemes

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) through independent third-party certification. It works throughout the entire forest supply chain to promote good practice in the forest and to ensure that timber and non-timber forest products are produced with …

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R2/RIOS Certified Electronics Recycler

R2/RIOS is a certification for companies that recycle electronics in an environmentally friendly manner. A Certified Electronics Recycler must implement and be certified to two standards: R2 and RIOS. The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industry’s integrated program is designed to help recyclers improve their operations and meet the emerging needs of the marketplace.

Responsible Recycling …

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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, …

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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 …

RenewablePLUS

RenewablePLUS is a label for green electricity based on Guarantees of Origin. It features a guaranteed investment either in completely new facilities and/or in expanding existing facilities and/or in environmental measures related to renewable energy production.

RenewablePLUS is climate neutral, which means that all related greenhouse gas emissions are offset by use of emission reduction …

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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, …

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RSPO Certified Sustainable Palm Oil

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certification is a seal of approval that the palm oil used in the product is produced sustainably and volumes are traceable. Producers are certified through strict verification of the production process by accredited ceritifying agencies and may be withdrawn at any time on infringement of the rules and standards. The certified sustainable palm oil (RSPO …

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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 …

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SCS Recycled Content

SCS Recycled Content Certification recognizes products made either in whole or part from recycled waste material in place of virgin raw materials. The percentage of post-consumer or pre-consumer recycled content is reported in compliance with Federal Trade Commission guidelines and ISO standards. The certification process includes company auditing and supply chain verification. Certification and …

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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 …

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SFC Member Seal

The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) Member Seal is a label representing those companies which have made a public and verifiable commitment to sustainability and to improvement. These companies are involved in the home furnishings industry. The Exemplary status is voluntary - all members make a public & verifiable commitment to sustainability, to transparency, and to continuous improvement.



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Singapore Green Label Scheme (SGLS)

The Singapore Green Labeling Scheme (SGLS) aims to help the public identify environment-friendly products that meet certain eco-standards specified by the scheme and seeks to encourage the level of eco-consumerism in Singapore as well as to identify the growing demand for greener products in the market. The scheme hopes to encourage manufacturers to design and manufacture with the environment in …

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SIP Certified

The Sustainability in Practice (SIP) Certification program offers consumers a way to ensure that the wines they enjoy are coming from vineyards and companies fully committed to protecting natural and human resources. Developed in 2008 by the Vineyard Team and based on over 20 years of work in sustainable farming, the SIP Certification program encompass the many interrelated elements of the whole …

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Skal Eko Symbol

A process and product certification for agricultural products originating from organic production methods. The regulations for organic production consists of European and Dutch legislation and regulations by Skal.



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SMaRT Consensus Sustainable Product Standards

Sustainable Materials Rating Technology or SMaRT, is the consensus sustainable products standard and label for building products, fabric, apparel, textile & flooring, covering over 80% of the world’s products with environmental, social, & economic criteria.

It is the result of 17 years of standardization with six national votes of consensus approvals involving thousands of professionals.

SMaRT …

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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.



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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.



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SundaHus Miljödata

SundaHus Environmental Data is an environmental assessment of products used in construction and buildings. The core of the system is a database of substances, materials and products.

The product assessment is based on the provider's documentation of the product together with the rules of the Swedish Chemical Inspectorate's PRIO criteria and EU REACH Directives.

The assessment is …

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Sustainable Agricultural Network

The SAN awards the Rainforest Alliance Certified eco-label to farms (not companies or products). Farmers may apply for certification for all land in production and companies may request that all of their source farms be certified.

Certifies farms for coffee, bananas, cocoa, orange, pineapple, flower and fern farms according to environmental and social standards.

Some smaller …

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Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)

The SFI program has on-product labels to help customers and consumers identify exactly what they are buying: three SFI chain of custody labels and one SFI certified sourcing label.

  • SFI chain of custody labels allow the use of fiber from certified forests, certified sourcing, and post-consumer recycled material. All of these terms are defined in the SFI Definitions (Section 13 of …

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Sustainable Tourism Education Program (STEP)

The Sustainable Tourism Education Program, or STEP, is a sustainability management program designed by the tourism industry. STEP is based on a framework that measures all aspects of sustainability for tourism businesses and serves as a practical tool for assessment, benchmarking and education. Participating businesses learn how to manage their triple bottom line more effectively by discovering …

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SustentaX

SustentaX is a Brazilian ecolabel that assists consumers to identify sustainable products, materials, equipments and services. Products with the SustentaX Seal are evaluated for their quality and human safety. Manufacturers must prove their social, environmental and marketing responsibilities. The independent verification process for the SustentaX Seal is based on ISO 14024.



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Swiss Q-label

Swiss Q-label certification scheme is a member managed, independent and self-governing legal association, who owns and manage the development, administration and maintenance of the Swiss PEFC scheme.



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TCO Certified

TCO Certified is an international sustainability certification for IT products and includes a wide range of criteria ensuring that the manufacturing, use and recycling of IT products is carried out with regard to environmental and social responsibility.

TCO Certified combines requirements for social responsibility at the facilities where the product is manufactured, user safety and ergonomic …

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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. …

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Totally Chlorine Free

We believe that no matter where a product is being manufactured that we can measure the impacts on the environment using a on a Sustainability Index = Environmental Policy + Environmental Management + Mill Process + Forestry Certification + Environmental Risk Management + Product Stewardship + Public Information + Environmental Compliance + Employee Recognition. We also know that by eliminating …

TÜV Rheinland Certified

TÜV Rheinland is a leading international technical service provider. Our goal is to be the world’s best independent provider of technical services for testing, inspection, certification, consultation and training.

TÜV Rheinland provides services and certifications in a broad range of sectors, some of which include environmental considerations.



TÜV SÜD Mark EE01/EE02

Requirements for Product EE01 are: 100% of the energy supplied is from renewable sources. At least 30% of the amount of energy supplied is generated in new power stations. Price surcharges are used for building new renewable sources of energy.

Requirements for Product EE02 are: 100% of the energy supplied is from renewable sources. Simultaneous generation and consumption in quarter-hour …

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UK Fuel Economy Label

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership's voluntary label shows how much of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide a vehicle emits and relates that figure to the vehicle tax that must be paid.



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Umweltbaum (The Environment Tree)

A German label for a power- and water-saving appliances.



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.



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UPS Carbon Neutral

The UPS Carbon Neutral shipping label indicates that UPS customers have offset the climate impact of the GHG emissions produced by the transportation of that shipment. UPS calculates the emissions and purchases carbon offset credits equivalent to the GHG emissions created in shipping the package to make it "carbon neutral".

GHG emissions are tracked using the Carbon Neutral Protocol - a …

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UTZ Certified

Sustainability is important for everyone. After all, our future is at stake. In order to be able to make a substantial contribution to sustainability, UTZ CERTIFIED has adopted a practical approach, working together with existing brands. The manufacturers of these brands need raw materials on a large scale – raw materials that are produced by farmers in developing countries. By increasing the …

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Viabono

Certifies accommodation businesses, destinations and other tourism businesses in Germany. Viabono’s prerequisite for “natural enjoyment” is an intact environment and natural world, plus a high-quality tourist product.



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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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Vitality Leaf

"Vitality Leaf" was developed by the Russian NGO Non-profit partnership 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 …

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Water Efficiency Product Labelling Scheme

The Water Efficient Product Labelling Scheme is a voluntary Scheme run by the industry association The Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA). It is open to all companies who manufacture or sell product in the United Kingdom that meets the criteria for water efficiency products as defined by technical experts within the United Kingdom bathroom Industry.  The purpose of the scheme is to encourage …

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Water Lily: Lithuania

Ecolabel for various products.



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Waterwise Marque

The Marque is awarded annually to products which reduce water wastage or raise the awareness of water efficiency in the U.K.



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Wholesome Food Association

The Wholesome Food Association local symbol scheme is a low-cost, grassroots alternative to organic certification for people in the UK who are growing or producing food for sale in their local region.

Members of the WFA who abide by our food production standards and sell their produce locally are entitled to use our quality symbol to certify their production methods.



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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. …

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WindMade

Windmade™ is a consumer label identifying products and companies using wind energy. WindMade™ is dedicated to increasing corporate investments in wind power by informing consumers about companies’ use of wind energy, and increasing demand for products that embrace this clean and renewable energy source.

To use the WindMade label for their communications or products, WindMade members …

Woodnet Forest Certification Scheme: Belgium

WoodNet is the Belgian member of the PEFC Council. PEFC - the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification - whose standards seek to transform the way forests are managed globally – and locally - to ensure that all of us can enjoy the environmental, social and economic benefits that forests offer.



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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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WQA Sustainability Mark

The WQA Sustainability Mark is awarded to those drinking water treatment products which have been WQA certified in accordance with "WQA S-803: Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Systems,” as a service to the industry and consumers.

This certification means that production of the listed drinking water treatment systems has been audited and evaluated by the Water Quality Association, …


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