ISO standard: Principles and procedures for ecolabelling
Ecolabelling found its origins in the growing global concern for environmental protection. As companies have come to recognize that environmental concerns may be translated into a market advantage, various environmental declarations, claims and labels have emerged, such as natural, recyclable, eco-friendly, low-energy, recycled content, and so forth.
These have exerted a powerful attraction on consumers looking for ways to reduce environmental impacts through their purchasing choices, but they have also led to some confusion and scepticism. This is why a new version of ISO 14024 was needed to help make sense of it all (World Packaging Standardisation Newsletter, April 2018).
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