Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN)

Linking a world of environmentally preferable products and services

The Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) is a non-profit association of third-party, environmental performance recognition, certification and labelling organisations founded in 1994 to improve, promote, and develop the ecolabelling of products and services. Only environmentally friendly products and services proven to have lower environmental impact may carry a GEN member ecolabel.

Find our latest published annual report here.

Please note: a log-in and password are required to access the members' area where material such as surveys and member reports may be found.  Password enquiries should be sent to the secretariat.

Latest News

New Type 1 Ecolabel Videos

In celebration of World Ecolabel Day 2019, six Global Ecolabelling Network members have created grant-funded videos describing the value and importance of Type 1 Ecolabels.

Green Label Focuses on Forest Fire Prevention

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With recent fires in Indonesia, the focus has been on the forestry practices of plantation owners and there is still indiscriminate burning to clear land. However, Singapore Environmental Council (SEC) reports that their clients certified with the Enhanced Green Labelling Scheme (SGLS+) for pulp and paper products have implemented good forestry practices and fire and peatland management. SEC confirms that their clients’ plantations have been fire free.