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  • n. Plural form of ecolabel.


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  • The Food Alliance offers ecolabels for food, including the unexpected!

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  • Market-based approaches to environmental challenges, such as environmental labeling programs (ecolabels), are important and effective policy tools but should not be misused as hidden forms of trade protectionism.

    Fact Sheet On Policy Declaration On Environment And Trade

  • Less than a third of ecolabels surveyed regularly monitor environmental and social impacts of their certification, while more than 21% of ecolabels have developed plans to study impacts for the first time.


  • Many ecolabels and eco-certification schemes have been launched to validate green claims, guide green purchasing, and improve environmental performance standards. Green Business News

  • Demand for products with ecolabels is growing, though confusion about which companies are truly environmentally responsible persists. Green Business News

  • Done well, ecolabels and eco-certifications can provide an effective baseline within industry sectors by encouraging best practice and providing guidelines that companies must meet in order to meet a certified standard. Green Business News

  • Yet many -- including Tom -- worry that the current proliferation of ecolabels is generating consumer confusion, rather than making green purchasing easier.

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  • The event brought together sustainability experts from the private sector, the public sector, NGOs, and academia to explore how ecolabels will evolve in upcoming years, and the appropriate roles of government regulation, corporate environmental claims, and external evaluations by NGOs.

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  • "The findings of this assessment reveal serious inadequacies in a number of ecolabels and cast doubt on their overall contribution to effective fisheries management and sustainability." said Miguel Jorge, Director of WWF International's Marine Programme.

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  • "The growth of seafood ecolabels over the last ten years attests to the strong demand from consumers and seafood companies who want seafood from better fisheries." added Jorge.

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