Eco-labels and Green Stickers are labeling systems for food and consumer products. Ecolabels are voluntary, but green stickers are mandated by law; for example, in North America major appliances and automobiles use Energy Star. They are a form of sustainability measurement directed at consumers, intended to make it easy to take environmental concerns into account when shopping. Some labels quantify pollution or energy consumption by way of index scores or units of measurement, while others assert compliance with a set of practices or minimum requirements for sustainability or reduction of harm to the environment. Many ecolabels are focused on minimising …



ADB: Asian Development Bank · 3 November 2023 English

This brief outlines how the environmental benefits of bioplastics are tempered by waste disposal challenges and why Thailand and countries in Southeast Asia should consider policies and incentives to capitalize …

bags.8 • Malaysia. The country has established ecolabelling criteria for biodegradable and/or compostable

One Planet Network · 18 September 2023

The Programme is led by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Germany; the Ministry of Environment and Forestry of Indonesia, and Consumers International; and …

Environment Justice Support (HEJ Support), Global Ecolabelling Network, the European Chemicals Industry Council play a key role in educating the consumer, and ecolabelling and standardization bodies can help to define industry to remove harmful substances, developing ecolabelling schemes, and improving end-of-life re- use and selecting appropriate testing laboratories and ecolabelling schemes can be found from the US National Institute products with this supplement. • Promote the use of ecolabelling initiatives that provide independent and competent

IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 13 September 2023 English

This report explores how voluntary sustainability standards (VSSs) are being used in trade policy to increase the trade of more sustainable products between developing countries. This can lead to improved …

has also developed and implemented the African Ecolabelling Mechanism Programme and established the EMA

EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 5 September 2023 English

An effective climate labelling scheme requires a methodology, a database, and a label format that allows consistent comparison both within and across product categories. To this end, we analyse the …

labelling for buildings and household products. Some ecolabelling schemes are government supported, including

One Planet Network · 29 August 2023 English

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EcoLogic: Ecologic Institute US · 25 July 2023 English

Mähönen, Maiju., Martini, Leon., Gardiner, Jonathan., Lehtilä, Sara., & Görlach, Benjamin (2023): Public Procurement for Climate Neutrality: a transformative policy instrument? D4.2: 4i-TRACTION case study report. University of Eastern Finland …

mandatory LCC or establishing LCC as the default, ecolabelling should be fully embraced and standardised LCC

ECOS: Environmental Coalition on Standards · 24 July 2023 English

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learned Technical paper 2 Standards, VSS, and Ecolabelling – setting the framework Standards are everywhere

ECOS: Environmental Coalition on Standards · 20 July 2023 English

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Consultation Forum set for Ecodesign, or the EU Ecolabelling Board, creating a similar structure to discuss guarantees that consumer-facing labels are reliable. Ecolabelling and voluntary certification play an important

EEB: European Environmental Bureau · 17 July 2023 English

The Commission study in 2020 revealed that almost half of the 230 ecolabels available in the EU have very weak or no verification procedures. Unfortunately, it is not easy for …

of the Ecodesign Consultation Forum or the EU Ecolabelling Board. The GCD should take inspiration from

Nordic Co-operation | Nordic Council & Nordic Council of Ministers · 6 July 2023 English

Our Vision 2030 describes what it will take to make the Nordic Region the most sustainable and integrated region in the world. The sheer ambition makes it important to monitor …

regressed. Progress is particularly positive on ecolabelling and eutrophication of the Baltic Sea, and the Material footprint Recycling of municipal waste Ecolabelling ● ↓ ● → ● ↑ Life on land Protected land areas area furthest from realising our ambitions. For ecolabelling and eutrophication of the Baltic Sea, the ambitions footprint is a significant challenge. The status for ecolabelling is positive, and the ambitions are already being municipal waste has moved in the wrong direction and ecolabelling has improved. 15 The trends for these three

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