2019 World Ecolabel Day Celebrations

Second Annual World Ecolabel Day


Highlighting A Critical Role

Celebrated on 17 October 2019, the second annual World Ecolabel Day highlighted the important role that ecolabels play in driving sustainable and ecologically responsible production and consumption. Throughout the day, GEN member organizations shown the spotlight on businesses and partner organizations committed to sustainable best practices.


An Educational View

As part of their efforts to highlight the critical role of ecolabels on World Ecolabel Day, GEN members Thailand Environment Institute, SIRIM QAS International, Singapore Environment Council, Good Environmental Choice Australia, Ecological Union, and China Environmental United Certification Center with grant support from GEN have created videos adroitly explaining the value and business benefits of Type 1 Ecolabels. These videos can be viewed here.


A Network of Celebration

GEN members and affiliates across the world took to social media in celebration and recognition of the efforts of outstanding affiliates and ecolabels. While there were too many to list all of them, here's a look at some of the excellent programs and activities in place for World Ecolabel Day 2019

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Xerox WED19EUEco WED19


Pfleiderer WED19





GEN WED Shirts








GEN WED BlueMoon

GEN WED Fabrics

And More 

These and other great examples of environmentally conscious organizations and GEN members celebrating World Ecolabel Day can be found on our Facebook page or by searching for the hashtag "#WorldEcolabelDay".


Don’t forget to let us know how you celebrated! Email a description of your activities and pictures to