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

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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.

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“Sustainable public procurement has reached a turning point” concludes Ligia Noronha, Director of the Economy Division of UN Environment (UNEP) in the introduction to the 2017 Global Review of SPP.

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GEN congratulates two members whose case studies in ecolabelling have been recognised by the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council.

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The Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) plans to launch the first annual Ecolabelling Day to promote product ecolabelling around the world. The educational and awareness raising activities will occur on October 25, 2018. GEN is inviting consultants to submit proposals to help develop the campaign.

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GEN Chair Bjorn-Erik Lonn welcomes the further endorsement of “Type 1” ecolabels.

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The Global Ecolabelling Network board met April 6 – 7, 2017, in Bangkok, Thailand. Starting on Chakri Day commemorating the founding of the Chakri Dynasty, of which the current Thailand...

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It’s 25 years since the EU Ecolabel scheme was adopted and it continues to help provide consumers with a healthier, safer, more sustainable lifestyle.

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Global Ecolabelling network (GEN) Chair Bjorn-Erik Lonn has supported the call from I.T. certifier TCO Development asking the world’s leading electronics brands to prioritise social and environmental sustainability.

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The Singapore Environment Council has fanned pulp and paper companies into a response with the issue of a tough standard developed with Deloitte for sustainable production, in the face of...

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