16 Jul '12, 1pm

Apple puts spotlight on proliferation, value of eco-labels: With more than 400 green certification programs to c...

Apple puts spotlight on proliferation, value of eco-labels: With more than 400 green certification programs to c...

Apple's abrupt decision to abandon and then re-embrace the EPEAT green technology certification over the last 10 days focuses heightened attention on the value of eco-labels, especially as certification possibilities mature. That maturation process is seeing more businesses embrace third-party programs that harmonize a range of industry-wide considerations rather than opt for their own green labels, said sustainability experts. "We are moving toward radical transparency," said Will Sarni, director and practice leader within the sustainability and climate change practice at Deloitte Consulting. "There is consensus building around certain standards, and the notion that an internal one might have more value is waning." Still, there's a dizzing array of choices. The latest count by EcoLabel Index puts the number of programs that qualify products according to various environmen...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/07/16/apple-puts-spotli...

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