Webinar February 14: Using purchasing to drive...

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There’s still a lot of work to do to reach a sustainable life cycle for IT products. Some of the most pressing issues include the overuse of finite natural resources, alarming amounts of e-waste as well as violations of workers’ rights and labour laws in t...

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Strengthening Chemical in Product campaign towards...

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The EcoWaste Coalition, with support from IPEN’s Chemicals in Products Program, conducted an investigation on the availability of toys containing hazardous chemicals that are sold in the Philippines. The study was prompted by the group’s continuing concer...

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Nordic Inputs to EU Policy on Harmful Chemicals in...

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Of interest to all policy makers and industry organisations faced with the challenge of reducing hazardous chemicals in consumer products (with focus on textiles) and their production cycles. A thorough examination of the potential of mandatory declarations...

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Strengthening Chemical in Product campaign towards...

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In order to strengthen the chemicals in products campaign in Nepal towards effective SAICM implementation in the country using chemical in toys as an example, a comprehensive study of chemicals in products (toys) was carried out by CEPHED and IPEN in January...

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Update on activities of Forest Stewardship Council...

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FSC certification is being used by many public authorities as (non-exclusive) evidence of sustainable sourcing in relation to wood and wood products. FSC works on increased availability and reliability of FSC-products. FSC National offices assist policy mak...

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The Nordic textile reuse and recycling commitment

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Of key interest to collectors of used textiles and policymakers looking for codes of conduct that ensure transparent and responsible textile collection and handling. A comprehensive 3rd party certification system for collectors of used textiles was develop...

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Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) - 5th Annual...

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As an organisation working on sustainability/sustainable development, the Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) believes collaboration is fundamental to achieve the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – and its necessary to assess various approach...

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Potential Ecodesign Requirements for Textiles and...

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Of interest to policy makers and industry associations tasked with setting mandatory or voluntary ecodesign standards for textiles and furniture. Also of high utility for designers and brands looking for inspiration in how to design textiles and furniture for...

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Common Nordic Guideline on Supply Chain Management of...

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Of interest to textile and clothing brands (especially SMEs) wishing to have better control over chemical use in their supply chains. Also useful for policymakers and branch organisaiotns wishing to develop tools for assisting these companies. An online pl...

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Ecolabels role in sustainable textile production –...

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Of interest to textile producers wanting assistance in greening their production facilities and saving money and policymakers wishing to create support frameworks for green production. Piloting of Ecolabels and Environmental Management in the textile produc...

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Event - Launch - TCO Certified, generation 8. December...

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Join us in Brussels on December 4th 2018, for the launch of TCO Certified, generation 8. In this latest generation of sustainability criteria for IT products, TCO Certified will help purchasers and industry take a more circular approach in progressing tow...

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14th Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable...

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The 14th Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (14th APRSCP): “Investing in Innovation for SCP Implementation in Asia Pacific (towards enabling change for SDGs)” will be held on 12 – 14 November 2018 at Balai Kartini, Jakarta...

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Ecolabel criteria development for Network Equipment

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TÜV Rheinland, in partnership with the Green Electronics Council, is launching a process to develop sustainability criteria for network equipment that will be eligible for GEC’s EPEAT ecolabel and the TÜV Green Product Mark. Criteria for this product categ...

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Working Group 2 on Type I Ecolabels

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The working group is led by the Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) and the Advance SCP Project (funded by BMUB through IKI), implemented by GIZ Thailand. The aim of the working group is to share knowledge and build capacity on type I ecolabels globally.
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