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Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN)

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Santiago Ducuara

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Transcript of Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN)

Categories and Results
What is Ecolabelling?
"Ecolabelling" is a voluntary method of environmental performance certification and labelling that is practised around the world. An "ecolabel" is a label which identifies overall, proven environmental preference of a product or service within a specific product/service category. There are different classifications of label,
Members and Associates
GEN currently has twenty-six members operating ecolabelling programs around the world
List of members and GENICES status:
GEN Member Standards
All members of the Global Ecolabelling Network develop environmental leadership standards. That is, they operate Type 1 ecolabelling programmes, and develop standards in an open, public, transparent process. In many cases, certification to a particular standard is audited by an independent third-party.
Foundation
The Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) is a non-profit association of third-party, environmental performance recognition, certification and labelling organizations founded in 1994 to improve, promote, and develop the "ecolabelling" of products and services.
Based upon a decision taken at the 2000 GEN Annual General Meeting (AGM), formal participation in GEN initiatives and activities has been expanded to include “associates”. These associates are organizations that formally and actively support ecolabelling principles and goals, as well as GEN efforts to advance ecolabelling internationally. For a recent list of GEN associates and their representatives
GENICES
: A member's guide to the Global Ecolabelling Network's Internationally Coordinated Ecolabelling System
Green Business
Types

The International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) has identified three broad types of voluntary labels, with ecolabelling fitting under the Type I designation.

Voluntary Environmental Performance Labelling -- ISO Definitions



TYPE I a voluntary, multiple-criteria based, third party program that awards a license that authorises the use of environmental labels on products indicating overall environmental preferability of a product within a particular product category based on life cycle considerations


TYPE II

informative environmental self-declaration claims

TYPE III voluntary programs that provide quantified environmental data of a product, under pre-set categories of parameters set by a qualified third party and based on life cycle assessment, and verified by that or another qualified third party
Jario Carrascal
Fabian Mulford
Santiago Ducuara

Batteries
Cleaning Products
Clothing
Construction/Building Materials
Gardening/Agriculture
Home Appliances
Lights
Office Equipment & Furniture
Office Supplies
Paints & Coatings
Paper Products
Personal Care Products
Printing Inks
Services
Solar Powered
Automotive
Water Conserving Devices
Food
bibliography
http://www.globalecolabelling.net/
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