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.



Latest News


GEN Annual Report 2016

The latest GEN Annual Report (2016) may be read on line here.


Greenwash concerns

Environmental Choice New Zealand general manager Francesca Lipscombe (pictured) says too many companies are trying to promote their products as environmentally friendly, when they simply aren't.