22% of participating brands were awarded this criterion.
Criteria used for the award of the 'Certifications ' logo
- AND : The brand/company has set up it's own Environmental Management System (EMS) with a concrete action plan for the use of clean technologies: environmental charter, application of the EU REACH directive, etc.
- OR: The company has applied a majority of BATNEC (Best Available Technologies)
- OR: The company has set up a programme for the monitoring of energy, raw material and water consumption, and an action plan to reduce consumption of energy and output of waste in the air and water
- OR: The company has received one of the following certifications: ISO 14001, EMAS, Natural Step, eco-lighthouse, Miljø Fyrtårn, green globe, cradle to cradle. Certification, date of certification, area of activity certified and name of the certifying body are provided.