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 & the German Blue Angel Hosted a Celebration of Sustainability

Atlantic Beach Florida, USA, 4 December 2018– The Global Ecolabelling Network, in cooperation with the German Blue Angel and the German Environment Agency, hosted an educational and inspirational event in Berlin, 21-25 October, to highlight the success of ecolabelling around the
globe, and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Blue Angel and the first annual World Ecolabel Day.

Google Talking Green

Check out this excellent Talks at Google presentation by ecolabelling expert Mark Petruzzi and courtesy of our affiliate member Google Inc.