Global Green Tag

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What is GreenTag?

Ecospecifier Global GreenTagCertTM is a third party, multi-criteria, consensus based and externally verified Type 1 ecolabelling program.

One of the largest product sustainability certification systems in Australia and globally. GreenTag is one of Australia’s Top 100 most trusted brands and the only Certification Mark in the sector approved by the Australia Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the US Patents and Trademarks Office and green building rating tools, across the globe.

Global GreenTag is ACCC Approved, one of Australia’s Top 100 most trusted brands and the only certification recognised or relevent to all key Materials credits in all rating tools in Australia, New Zealand and beyond.

GreenTag comprises two certifications systems:

  1. LCA RateTM (Life Cycle Analysis) for all products and all rating tools that engage Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) and summary LCA reporting in the form of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), such as Green Star®, Infrastructure Sustainability Tool, EarthCheck, LEED®, BREEAM® and EnviroDevelopment.

  2. GreenRateTM for all products and all project types using Green Star®, Infrastructure Sustainability Tool or HomeStar NZ.

GreenTag is relevent to Commercial and Consumer sectors.

Development of Global GreenTag was commenced in 2007 after manufacturers requested competition in environmental product certification.

A strong foundation was based on the exemplary reputation and widespread industry use of the Ecospecifier national and international databases of verified and certified products launched in 2003.

GreenTag was developed with the assistance of an AUD $220,000 grant from the Queensland Government Business and Industry Transformation Incentives (BITI) program.

As a Type 1 ecolabel externally verified to ISO 14024, GreenTag was formed with broad stakeholder engagement, International Expert Panel and a National Advisory Committee constituted by 12 representatives of academia, key manufacturing industry and professional associations, Government and community organisations and continues to be overseen by these same independent stakeholder bodies.

For more information please visit the Green Tag website.