1 edition of Eco-labelling found in the catalog.
Title from cover.
|Statement||Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.|
|Series||OECD working papers, Vol.V -- no.44|
|Contributions||Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||82|
Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?. Conformity with EU Ecolabel's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party) following ISO Accreditation, ISO / IEC Guide 65 Product Certification. Certification / registration required. Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is an assessment of the environmental impacts of a given material from cradle to grave. This book provides a thorough overview of the LCA and eco-labelling of eco-efficient construction and building materials.
EETLS - the European Ecotourism Labelling Standard - is a baseline quality standard developed along the lines of the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria, for European Ecotourism. The EETLS is the result of a lengthy development and consultation process that documented international best practice leading to a set of criteria and indicators that. Eco-labelling can also provide an opportunity for innovative producers to benefit from the use of more environmentally-friendly production methods. In a world in which the demand for fishery products are increasing in leaps and bounds, and the pressure on the natural resources are rising, eco-labelling appears to be a possible way to bring.
List of existing EU and International Eco-labels The following is a non-exhaustive list of existing EU and international eco-labels. While steps have been taken to update this information, its accuracy cannot beFile Size: KB. Ecolabelling "Ecolabelling" is a voluntary method of environmental performance certification and labelling that is practised around the world. An "ecolabel" is a label which identifies overall environmental preference of a product or service within a specific product/service .
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Eco-Labelling in Fisheries is an essential purchase for all those involved in marine fisheries management throughout the world. Professionals and students in fisheries science, marine biology, ecology, conservation and environmental biology will find this book to be extremely valuable.
This exciting new book covers all aspects of the new eco-labelling initiative developed under the sponsorship of the MSC. Contents include details of the MSC and its certification framework and implementation, dispute resolution, chain-of-custody assessment and community fisheries cturer: Wiley-Blackwell.
Based on a major EU research exercise, the book plots a course for policy-makers to address some of the historic problems with eco-labelling, to learn what works and what doesn't and to move forward with schemes that can make a real difference to sustainable production and book analyses the conditions under which eco-labelling.
Eco-labelling was identified in Agenda 21 as a way of encouraging consumers to alter their consumption patterns and to make wiser use of resources and energy in the drive for sustainable. The Guidelines, developed through a stakeholder consensus process, provide a transparent, fair, and consistent approach to assessing private sector standards and ecolabels for recommendations to federal purchasers.
The Guidelines encourage continuous improvement of both standards and ecolabels and the products and services that those standards and ecolabels address, while providing flexibility.
For eco-labeling to work, it's essential that labels appear only on products that meet the standards they advertise. In practice, that means product manufacturers have to apply to some independent certification authority for a licence to display a label, which is granted only if their product meets specific criteria.
Challenges to eco-labeling. Misleading or fraudulent claims. An eco-label has no value to the environmentally-conscious customer if it is misleading or fraudulent.
Trust is a major component of a labeling program's credibility, and the label must be above suspicion. Introduction to Ecolabelling This document provides an introduction to ecolabelling1 -- general objectives, guiding principles, key features, and some indicators of success.
What is "Ecolabelling". Basically, an ecolabel is a label which identifies overall environmental preference of a product (i.e. good or service) within a product category based on life cycle considerations.
Eco-labelling was identified in Agenda 21 as a way of encouraging consumers to alter their consumption patterns and to make wiser use of resources and energy in the drive for sustainable development into the next century.
A European-wide eco-labelling scheme was introduced by the European Commission (EC) in as part of its fifth and most recent Environmental Action Plan, the focus of which Cited by: Eco-efficient Construction and Building Materials reviews ways of assessing the environmental impact of construction and building materials.
Part one discusses the application of life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology to building materials as well as eco-labeling. Eco-Labelling in Fisheries is an essential purchase for all those involved in marine fisheries management throughout the world.
Professionals and students in fisheries science, marine biology, ecology, conservation and environmental biology will find this book to be extremely : $ Eco-labels and Green Stickers are labeling systems for food and consumer products. Ecolabels are voluntary, but green stickers are mandated by law; for example, in North America major appliances and automobiles use Energy are a form of sustainability measurement directed at consumers, intended to make it easy to take environmental concerns into account when shopping.
Professionals and students in fisheries science, marine biology, ecology, conservation and environmental biology will find this book to be extremely valuable. eco-label definition: 1. an official symbol that shows that a product has been designed to do less harm to the.
Learn more. 8 Responses to The 13 Best Eco Labels To Help You Shop Green John Ma at pm # This is a great summary of the various informative ‘eco.
Benefits of eco-labeling. Eco-labeling has a number of major benefits: 1. Informing consumer choice. Eco-labeling is an effective way of informing customers about the environmental impacts of selected products, and the choices they can make.
It empowers people to discriminate between products that are harmful to the environment and those more. Eco-labelling definition: the practice or system of using eco-labels | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.
Eco-Labelling and International Trade by Simonetta Zarrilli, Veena Jha, Rene Vossenaar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The heterogeneous nature of tourism leads to different environmental impacts depending on the type of tourist activity and the area receiving the tourists.
Tourist accommodation is the service sector for which ecological criteria have been developed within the EU Flower eco-labelling scheme. Eco-labeling Standards, Green Procurement and the WTO iii ECO-LABELING STANDARDS, GREEN PROCUREMENT AND THE WTO: SIGNIFICANCE FOR WORLD BANK BORROWERS† EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Eco-labels help consumers make safe and healthy purchasing decisions by providing.With eco-labels, we can select products and services according to specific environmental and social criteria.
What this means is that as consumers, eco-labels guide our purchasing decisions by providing information about the ‘world’ behind the product.
For businesses, eco-labels are a means of measuring performance and also communicating and marketing the environmental credentials of a.Get this from a library! Eco-labelling in fisheries: what is it all about?. [Bruce F Phillips; Trevor J Ward; Chet Chaffee;] -- "If the marine fishing industry is to survive into the future, innovative approaches are necessary.
Recognising that market incentives have the potential to .