Green Seal USA

Green Seal USA

Governing Organization

Green Seal

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Auditing / Certification Body

Green Seal

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Assessment Type

Third party assessed by non-verified bodies


Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN)

Sectors Covered

Various Sectors

Issues Covered

Biodegradable and Recycling, Carbon, CSR, Environmental Management, Waste and Chemicals Management, Water Related

Information from the ITC's Standards Map


Green Seal's sustainability standards for products, services, and companies are based on life cycle research and deemed to be developed in an open, transparent, and stakeholder-involved process. The standards provide criteria and guidelines for manufacturers, service providers, and companies to work toward sustainability and Green Seal certification. Green Seal has 31 issued standards that... more

Key Features

* Green Seal standards are developed using a life cycle
* Green Seal_x0019_ s standard development and certification
procedures meet the requirements set by the US
Consumers Union, the US Environmental Protection
Agency, as well as the Federal Trade Commission.
* Green Seal is also an accredited standard developer by
the American National... more

Stakeholder Engagement

All interested parties are able to register for a standard development project and review and comment on draft documents. Further, there is an appeals process for unresolved issues. The main steps for each standard development project are public scoping, public review of the proposed standard, final stakeholder review, and issuance of the final standard. Information about each project, and... more

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Sustainability Issues

Popular Searches`s concise market guides provide a unique insight into key areas of responsible business and the standards relating to each. Here you will find information on forestry and wood products, Fair Trade standards, food safety, organic standards, product safety standards, environmental management systems and more. The Analysis section also features up-to-date news on sustainable sector-specific issues and developments messaging