Green Procurement



Green Specifications


Good Practices

Useful Links





Websites of some local and overseas green labelling schemes could be found at the below websites:

Australia: Ecolabel (http://www.geca.org.au)

Canada: EcoLogoM Programme (http://www.environmentalchoice.com/)

Mainland China: China Environmental Labelling (http://www.sepacec.com/cecen/)

European Union: EU Flower (http://ec.europa.eu/environment/ecolabel/)

Germany: Blue Angel (http://www.blauer-engel.de/en/index.php)

Hong Kong: Green Label Scheme (http://www.greencouncil.org/eng/greenlabel/intro.asp)

Japan: Eco Mark (http://www.ecomark.jp/english/index.html)

Korea: Eco Label (http://eng.keiti.re.kr/)

New Zealand: Environmental Choice (http://www.enviro-choice.org.nz/index.html)

Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland and Sweden): The Swan

Singapore: GreenLabel (http://www.sec.org.sg/)

Sweden: TCO Label (http://www.tcodevelopment.com/)

Taiwan: Green Mark (http://greenliving.epa.gov.tw)

Thailand: Green Label (http://www.tei.or.th/greenlabel)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy:
Energy Star Programme (http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=home.index)

USA: Green Seal Product Standards and Certification Programme

Other Resources Available for Green Procurement:

Green Procurement Policy and Guidance of UK (http://sd.defra.gov.uk/advice/public/buying/)

Green Procurement Policy and Guidance of USA (http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/epp/index.htm)

European Platform on Life Cycle Assessment (http://ec.europa.eu/environment/ipp/lca.htm)

Global Ecolabelling Network (http://www.globalecolabelling.net/)

International Green Purchasing Network (http://www.igpn.org/)



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