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Green Product Certification

Green Product Certification

Green Product Certification

A Green Product can generally be defined as a product that, from raw material extraction and processing to use and end-of-life disposal, lessens its impact on the environment as thoroughly as possible. The objective of Green Product Certification is to assess the holistic framework and highlight the way forward to achieve excellence in environmental performance. The certification system guides the manufacturers to position their products as green and eco-friendly.

The Green Product CERT system adopts Cradle to  Cradle approach for evaluation, at par with international Standards. The Green Products Certification adopts a holistic approach based on the life cycle of the product. The certification system encourages the product manufacturers to implement Green measures in all phases of the product e.g. Product Design, Raw Materials, Manufacturing Process, Product Performance during use, Recycling/Disposal.

Type I product environmental criteria are based on indicators arising from lifecycle considerations and are required to be set at attainable levels and give consideration to relative environmental impacts, measurement capability and accuracy.

Type II deals with self-declared claims through the communication of verifiable, accurate information that is not misleading.

A Type III environmental declaration is designed to meet various information needs within the supply chain and for end products in both the private and public sectors, as well as for more general purposes in information activities and marketing.

 

Benefits of Green Product Certification:

  • Sustainable use of resources improves the acceptability of product in the market
  • Long term benefits to mitigate the climate change
  • Differentiates the Green product from the competition
  • Enhances the market reach with credible and precise information on the Green features
  • Enables Green product innovation
  • Improves the environment by reducing toxic pollution and waste, conserving resources and habitats, minimizing global warming and ozone depletion
  • Increases the health and well-being of your customers, particularly those most affected by product choice, such as schoolchildren, service staff, and the elderly
  • Demonstrates that environmentally responsible products and services can meet or exceed performance and quality expectations
  • Access to new customers and high-value niche markets
  • Increases customer loyalty among your core clientele
  • Improves community relations
  • Boosts your profitability and enhance your brand

 

Independent Certification Performance (Type - 1, 2 & 3):

  • Open, transparent standard development process and award criteria
  • Criteria based on life cycle (multi-attribute) approach
  • Clear consumer communication on nature of Certification
  • Regular updating of standards/criteria
  • Facility inspection/site audit
  • Protocols for testing institutions/labs
  • Access to certification for companies of all sizes

 

TUV India Offers:

  • Type I (Ecolabel) certification in line with requirements of ISO 14024
  • Type II (self-declaration) certification in line with requirements of ISO 14021
  • Type III (environmental declarations) certification inline with requirements of ISO 14025

 

Our Approach:

  • Defining the type of certification and mutual  discussion with client
  • Contract review
  • Appointment of team members and technical reviewers
  • Desk review of the assurance report and  supporting documents
  • Certification planning
  • On-site assessment
  • Background investigation and follow-up interviews with client personnel and the relevant stakeholders
  • Draft reporting
  • Resolution of corrective actions (if any)
  • Final Certification Report
  • Technical review
  • Final approval of the certification statement

 

Our Know-how :

  • Established and reliable partner for inspection, certification and verification of Green Product
  • Comprehensive knowledge
  • National and international reference in the area of ecolabelling of product
  • Conducted extensive audits under similar portfolios like energy labelling, sustainability assurance, supply chain audits, EHS audits

 

We are looking forward to your enquiry

TUV India Pvt Ltd

Sustainability
Sustainability |Energy |Water | Carbon

+91 (20) 67900058

energy@tuv-nord.com

TUV INDIA PVT LTD
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