- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 08 May 2020
Global Ecolabelling Network
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.
- Ecolabelling programmes are voluntary.
- Standards address multiple environmental criteria over the life cycle of a product or service.
- Standards are published and transparent.
- Ecolabels are awarded using independent third-party verification.
- Australia – Good Environmental Choice Australia (Environmental Choice Australia).
- Brazil – Associação Brasileira de Normas Técnicas (ABNT-Environmental Quality) [Brazilian National Standards Organisation].
- China – China Environmental United Certification Centre (China Environmental Labelling).
- China – China Quality Certification Centre (China Environmentally Friendly Certification).
- Chinese Taipei – Environment and Development Foundation (Green Mark).
- Colombia – Ministry of Environment & Sustainable Development (Sello Ambiental Colombiano) - ASSOCIATE MEMBER.
- EU – European Commission (EU Ecolabel).
- Germany – German Federal Environmental Agency (Blue Angel).
- Germany – TÜV Rheinland (Green Product Mark).
- Hong Kong – Green Council (Green Label).
- India – Confederation of Indian Industry (GreenPro).
- Indonesia – Ministry of Environment (Indonesian Ecolabel)
- Israel – The Standards Institution of Israel (Israeli Green Label).
- Japan – Japan Environment Association (Eco Mark Program).
- Kazakhstan – International Academy of Ecology of the Republic of Kazakhstan (ECO-Labelling Program).
- Korea – Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (Korea Eco-Label).
- Malaysia – SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd (SIRIM Eco-Labelling Scheme).
- New Zealand – The New Zealand Ecolabelling Trust (Environmental Choice New Zealand).
- Nordic Countries – Nordic Ecolabelling Board (Nordic Swan).
- North America (Canada) – UL Environment (Ecologo).
- North America (U.S.A.) – (Green Seal).
- Philippines – Philippine Centre for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development (Green Choice Philippines).
- Russia – Ecological Union (Vitality Leaf).
- Singapore – Singapore Environment Council (Green Label Singapore).
- Sweden – Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (Good Environmental Choice).
- Sweden – TCO Development (TCO Certified).
- Thailand – Thailand Environment Institute (Green Label Thailand).
- Ukraine – All Ukrainian NGO Living Planet (Ecolabelling Program Ukraine).
- Vietnam – Vietnam Environment Administration (Vietnam Green Label) - ASSOCIATE MEMBER.
- Google Inc.
- International Green Purchasing Network (IGPN).
- ISEAL Alliance.
- Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC).
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