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Latin America conference

Global Ecolabelling Network members together with the Brazil Ministry of Economy and Consumers International shared knowledge and experience in the certification of products and services with representatives from Latin American countries interested in developing national Type 1 environmental labeling programmes


GEN members are working to prove and report the environmental performance and impact of products that carry their ecolabel.



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The Russian ecolabel presents a comprehensive review of GEN and EcoUnion participation in the program.


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Green Seal, one of our North America-based ecolabels and a founding member of GEN, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.


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In celebration of World Ecolabel Day 2019, six Global Ecolabelling Network members have created grant-funded videos describing the value and importance of Type 1 Ecolabels.


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With recent fires in Indonesia, the focus has been on the forestry practices of plantation owners and there is still indiscriminate burning to clear land. However, Singapore Environmental Council (SEC) reports that their clients certified with the Enhanced Green Labelling Scheme (SGLS+) for pulp and paper products have implemented good forestry practices and fire and peatland management. SEC confirms that their clients’ plantations have been fire free.