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Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) announces that Bureau Veritas has achieved JAS-ANZ accreditation and has commenced auditing and certification for products and services seeking GECA certification.

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Putting words into action was the theme of the annual conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) in Stockholm, Sweden, in October this year.

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GEN member TCO Development begins its second quarter-century with the launch of a new generation of TCO Certified. “TCO Certified is today the global leader,” says GEN Chair Bjorn-Erik Lonn.

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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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