Global GreenTag now not only Gives the Tick but – has the Tick!

Global GreenTag now not only Gives the Tick but – has the Tick!

Date: 07.03.2012

Global GreenTagCertTM now not only gives the tick but - has the tick!

Global GreenTag is now Australia's premier product certification scheme having recently been accredited by the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) as a National Certification Mark. This gives the Global GreenTagCertTM scheme and logo the highest form of independent recognition possible making it one of only a few of its kind in the world.

According to the World Intellectual Property Organisation any Certification Mark registered entity is considered "competent to certify" the products concerned by the certifying agency i.e. the ACCC and IP Australia, both Federal Government agencies.

What this means to you

The Global GreenTag  logo now further signifies the confidence, faith and trust consumers and professionals can have in any product carrying the Global GreenTag Mark. Any product now associated with the Global GreenTagCertTM Mark has a strong marketing edge within its industry. Its global, on-site audit and robust, whole of  life cycle assessment based certification program eliminates any form of risk or doubt that the products' sustainability claims might be 'greenwash' increasing purchaser and specifier trust in manufacturers' brands.

Other Certification marks on this same level

-         WOOLMARK which certifies that the goods on which it is used are made of specified percentages of  wool
-         The Heart Foundation Tick (which needs no introduction).
-         The Buy Australia Kangaroo Mark

The benefits to consumers and professionals alike will flow from the understanding that Global GreenTag's Standard and certification processes have been approved by the ACCC and that buyers and specifiers trust in products that are Global GreenTag certified is elevated by this Government backed recognition.

Product Sectors engaged by Global GreenTag include building products, textiles and fabrics, papers and packaging, paints, furniture and bedding and soon, personal and cleaning products, sanitary and baby goods.

Consumers and professionals finally have an intuitively simple and easy to understand Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum rating system for products that has government recognition. This means they can not only choose a sustainable product, but choose the most sustainable product, cost and time effectively and have absolute trust in Global GreenTag certified products delivering the most benefits to their family, projects and planet. Professionals and savvy consumers also have several additional layers of information that they can delve into 'Nutrition-label' like product scorecards and Environmental Product Declaration reports.



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