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Ecospecifier Global News:

Ecospecifier Verified 'green tick' logo phase out - commenced
Some 6 months ago now we gave notice that due to significant feedback about confusion created by the 'green tick' version of the Ecospecifier Verified logo in relation to Global GreenTag Certification, Ecospecifier determined that the 'green tick' logo would be replaced with a simpler logo that helps consumers and professionals identify verified assessments. This replacement will now be implemented.. Read more...

Global Product News:

New Certified Listings: Global GreenTag

GreenTag Program Feature Product:
Dunlop Flooring - Underlay Products
GreenTag Gold GreenRate Level A Certified, range of recycled polyurethane carpet underlay suitable for commercial applications . Read more....

 

 

 

GreenTag Program Feature Product:
Waterford Carpets Ltd - Tretford Roll Carpet
GreenTag LCARate Silver, GreenRate Level A Certified, low VOC, heavy contract cord carpet range with pile made predominantly from goat hair, which is a renewable, durable, low lanolin, inherently anti-static fibre. Suitable for a range of applications including work spaces, residential environments, schools, offices, retail fitouts, sports centres and hotels. Read more....

For a full list of recently added Global GreenTag Certified Listings click here.

Re-newed Verified Listings: Ecospecifier Global

repocolEcospecifier Verified Feature Product:
Porters Paints - Interior/Exterior Acrylics
Range of highly durable water based paints suitable for interior and exterior applications in residential and commercial environments. Read more....

 

 

repocolEcospecifier Verified Feature Product:
LK International - Polyrey International Range of low formaldehyde laminates, including high pressure laminates. Suitable for interior residential and commercial applications. Read more....

 

 


For a full list of recently Verified Listings click here.

Global Development & Industry Partner News:

Industry News:

Interface win NSW Government 2012 Green Globe Award for Excellence in Sustainability
The NSW Government's Green Globe Awards are the leading environment awards, recognising environmental excellence, leadership and innovation in NSW. Read more...

Interface Carpet Guides Sustainability with Five Critical  Questions
Interface offers five questions it says must be answered for sustainability progress. Read more...

GreenTag National Advisory Committee and Industry Expert Panel Nominations
Global GreenTag is forming a number of Industry Expert Panels, as well as calling for nominations of members to the 2012-2014 Global GreenTag National Advisory Committee to advise on the development and review of the GreenTag Standards and Operations. Read more...

Click here to view the simplified version of Global GreenTag Score Card

Global GreenTag has launched it's new website!
Go to www.globalgreentag.com to learn more about this new website. We love feedback, so don't hesitate to contact us!

Global Expo News:

Inquire now for Ecospecifier GreenZones in 2012/2013 exhibitons
If you are a green product and proud of it, why now show it and join the masses of Ecospecifier verified and certified products exhibiting in the Ecospecifier GreenZones for Expos in 2012.

Contact the Ecospecifier sales team for rest of 2012:


- Grand Design Live Melbourne 2012 (21-23 Sep 2012)

- Future Build 2012 (Melbourne 2-4 Oct 2012)

- Grand Design Live Sydney 2012 (Sydney 5-7 Oct 2012)



Tell us more about your product and join us to become part of the green crowd!

Global Conference and Event News:

The GBCSA Convention and Exhibition is South Africa's premier green building event taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 23 - 25 October
It provides access to the latest, cutting edge information and knowledge delivered by international and local thought leaders. Read more...

Interested in Queensland Government's Infrastructure, Building & Construction Trade Mission to India from 30th Oct to 2nd Nov 2012?
If your answer is Yes, click here

World Building Congress 2013
The CIB World Building Congress will be held in Brisbane from 5-9 May 2013. Read more...

Global General News:

Sustainability: More than Just Being ‘Green’ A BASF leader's view
Over the long-haul, inspiration is a far more potent motivator for action towards sustainability than the fear of reprisal.
Read more...

BIM in practice
Institute and Consult Australia jointly held 'BIM in Practice' networking functions in 5 major cities to launch the first collection of BIM practice papers. Read more...

BIM to Asset Management - Seminar
buildingSMART Australia invite to attend a seminar during the 2nd half of September in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney. Read more...

BREEAM first for China
China's first BREEAM certified development is Wuhan Tiandi Riverview Plaza, comprising a shopping centre and three office towers. Read more...

Is the Real Estate Industry Being Transformed by Sustainability?
Take part in a Survey. Read more...

From pastry to plastic
Starbuck branches in Hong Kong have joined with researchers to extract chemical constituents from old baked goods which can then be used in plastic, laundry detergent and other products. Read more...

Green buildings to address socio-economic priorities in SA and other developing countries
The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA), in conjunction with the World Green Building Council (WGBC), has announced that they are developing a framework and new rating tool category for green buildings that will make "green" certification ratings even more relevant to the unique circumstances of developing countries. . Read more...

AIRAH | Facts sheets on carbon equivalent levy on refrigerants
AIRAH has released five fact sheets relating to the new Carbon Equivalent Levy on HFC refrigerant gases and we would like your help to get the word out to your networks. Read more...

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