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Get in-depth explanations on how Global GreenTag works and how it can work for you.

Certification of the Global GreenTag System

Global GreenTag Pty Ltd (GreenTag) is a third-party verified ISO 14024 and ISO 17065 Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) that conducts the GreenTagCertTM certification program, an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) approved certification (series) Mark undertaking product-focused environmental, health, ethical and social responsibility assessments of products and their manufacturers in accordance with this standard.

LCARate™ & the ‘Tags’

GreenTag’s LCARate™ is for consumers and professionals who want to simply understand the whole sustainability story of a product over its life time. For those who want deeper knowledge LCARate™ uses Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) ‘beyond LCA’ and generates ‘Net Positive’ analysis and Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) reporting for professional use. It relates to all products in any sector. It is also used by professionals looking to engage EarthCheck®, Infrastructure Sustainability, Green Mark International and MyHIJAU programs. This section also explains how the LCARate™ ‘Tags’ work and what they mean.

The Product Scorecard Explained

GreenTag LCARate™ generates EcoPOINTS for each of its six Sustainability Assessment Criteria (SAC). The Product Scorecard is a ‘nutrition-label’ like graphic that shown progressively darker green arrows for each SAC as it gets more sustainable and presents the overall GreenTag EcoPOINT on which the LCARate ‘Tag’ is awarded.

The Certificates

This section explains how to read the GreenTag LCARate™ and GreenRate™ certificates.

Standards Development Processes

GreenTag Standards go through extensive Stakeholder Engagement Processes, this section explains how the standards were developed, how they are reviewed, who is involved and how.

Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Program

GreenTag operates an EPD program that complies with the program requirements of rating tools like Green Star®, Green StarNZ®, LEED v4 and others. As part of this Product Category Rules (PCRs) are developed and require broad stakeholder engagement also. This section explains EPDs, the Standards, and the processes including stakeholder engagement for this program.

EPD Brochure

Download Global GreenTag Environmental Product Declarations (GreenTag EPDs) and CarbonRATETM Brochure

Product Health Declaration™ – The PhD Tool

The Global GreenTag Product Health Declaration™ or GreenTag PhD™ Communicating Product Health – is the first of its kind in the world. A GreenTag PhD™ proves claims that products are safe for human health (and ecosystems) and can be used with absolute peace of mind in workplace and residential building projects – reducing risks for Building, Design and Procurement Professionals as well as Company Directors who need to discern carefully between products that support user and occupant health and well being compared with products that don’t.

PhD Brochure

Download Global GreenTag Product Health Declarations (GreenTag PhDs) and HealthRATETM Brochure

GreenTag Summary Leaflet

Download GreenTag Summary Leaflet.

BEP PVC Brochure

Download Global GreenTag Best Environmental Practice PVC (BEP PVCTM ) Brochure

Brands Under Certification

This section illustrates a selection of our certified brands in a single view.

Complaints Handling Policy and Process

The Global GreenTag International Pty Ltd Board and Management Team are committed to the maintenance of a comprehensive Complaints Handling and Management Process. This document sets out both the Management Policy and the mechanics of the adopted Complaints Handling Process.

Sustainability Policy

Global GreenTag International Pty Ltd operates the Global GreenTag Certification Program under license and recognises that some of its activities and services can cause impacts on the environment. To address these impacts and in turn reduce our ecological footprint, Management is committed to following and implementing a number of policy guidelines.

Quality Policy

To meet the needs of the green development, design, consumer and manufacturing sectors, Global GreenTag International is committed to providing the highest quality leading services.

Glossary

This section lists Terms & Definitions used for Global GreenTag Standards

Terms & Conditions

This section lists Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Rules of Use of the Mark and Style Guide

Internships

If you are interested in an internship with GreenTag please consider applying after you have read about our internship programs.
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How will you use GreenTag?

Manufacturers:

Make your product stand out, unlock the barriers to major markets.

Get Certified

Get Global GreenTag certification to stand out as a leader, differentiate your product from the pack and win in the rapidly expanding green marketplace.

Green consumers:

Create your own healthy, sustainable home, interiors and lifestyle.

Discover our work with the Beauty & Personal, Cleaning and Building & Interiors industries or find out more about GreenTag.

Global GreenTag certified products pass the world's toughest standards to protect you, and your family's health and safety, minimise your impact on our finite planet and put the power of selection back in your hands.

Professionals:

Save time and money selecting products that deliver and protect your business from risk.

Find out how Global GreenTag certified products pass the worlds toughest standards for health, eco performance and safety.

Recognised by major green rating schemes, GreenTag is your one-stop certification to choose or evidence product selections.