Last edited 05 Mar 2021

Global Ecolabelling Network


[edit] Introduction

The Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) is a non-profit association of ecolabelling organisations representing nearly 60 countries. The organisation was founded in 1994 to encourage and assist in the development of green products and sustainable services under ecolabelling guidelines and standards.

The Global Ecolabelling Network ecolabel has been awarded to more than 250,000 products and services.

[edit] ISO 14024

Organisations participating in the programme operate Type 1 ecolabels as defined by ISO 14024. Type 1 ISO 14024 standard means:

[edit] Membership

The Global Ecolabelling Network does not create or certify products independently, but it supports the standards of its members. Members of the Global Ecolabelling Network currently (2020) include:

In addition to full and associate members, there are affiliate organisations that support ecolabelling and sustainable consumption. These include:

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