GEN

Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN)

Linking a world of environmentally preferable products and services


The Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) is a non-profit association of third-party, environmental performance recognition, certification and labelling organisations founded in 1994 to improve, promote, and develop the ecolabelling of products and services. Only environmentally friendly products and services proven to have lower environmental impact may carry a GEN member ecolabel.

Find our latest published annual report here.

Please note: a log-in and password are required to access the members' area where material such as surveys and member reports may be found.  Password enquiries should be sent to the secretariat.

A new Affiliates page will shortly be added to our site reflecting the diversity and development of our membership.



Latest News


The right light at Christmas

The Nordic Swan reminds us that not all candles are created equal. Before you pick your wick for traditional Christmas candles, check that your choice is made sustainably, says the Swan.


Chinese ecolabel visits New Zealand counterpart

This week a group of Chinese environmental officials is visiting Auckland to learn more about New Zealand’s ecolabelling scheme.