Green Certification in Australia
About Green Certification
A green product is one that has as little impact on the environment as possible throughout its life cycle, from raw material extraction and processing through use and disposal. The main purpose of Green Product Certification is to assess the entire framework and suggest the way forward for attaining environmental excellence.
Green certification directs manufacturers to advertise their products as green and ecologically beneficial. Green certification aids in the conservation of energy, water, forest products, and other natural resources, lowering costs associated with product marketing, production, and distribution. It assures that manufacturers are employing effective techniques to portray their products as environmentally friendly and green. Customers will have more trust in you if you have a green certification. It will also help your company’s brand image.
Which Organizations Can Apply for Green Certification?
Green certification is available to manufacturers, retailers, distributors, importers, and anyone that are involved in creating, producing, processing, or distributing renewable energy goods. Industry areas that would benefit from green certification include:
- Agriculture and Related Industries
- Suppliers of Plastic
- Plants that produce chemicals
- Designers and manufacturers of products
- Handlers of raw materials
- Recycling Companies
Objectives of Green Certification
The following are the goals of green certification:
- Neutrality in terms of Carbon
- Products that are environmentally friendly
- Green Methodologies
- Resource Optimization in Green Systems
The experienced staff at IAS can help you adopt sustainable green certification requirements in your company.
IAS Procedure for Green Certification
The steps to achieving Green certification through IAS are as follows:
- Complete the product(s) for which Green certification is required.
- To discuss the details of Green certification, contact IAS with the completed Green Application form.
- Manufacturer/trader submits initial paperwork (based on Green standards, including test certificates)
- Ascertain that the paperwork complies with the Green compliance requirements.
- To confirm that the product satisfies the standard standards, IAS will conduct an audit.
- Submission of final documents, as well as any additional clarifications that may be required.
- Evaluation and suggestion of the final document.
- Issuance of Green Certification.
Benefits of Green Certification
Green accreditation can assist you in attracting more consumers, lowering expenses, and reducing your environmental effect. It strengthens your company’s corporate social responsibility program, further enhancing its reputation. Some of the benefits of green certification for your business include:
- Ensures that the items are both safe and environmentally friendly.
- Allows for the development of green products.
- Green construction initiatives are made easier.
- Assists producers in reaching out to customers who are concerned about the environment.
- Promotes the image of the company’s brand.
- When sustainable resources are used, a product’s market acceptability increases.
- Mitigation of climate change provides long-term benefits.
- Differentiates the Green product from the competition.
- By giving precise and dependable information regarding green attributes, it expands the market reach.
Why Choose IAS for Green Certification?
IAS is one of Australia’s most well-known ISO Certification Bodies. Since 2006, IAS has been a prominent platform for auditing and certifying goods and management systems in accordance with a variety of ISO standards. We’ve been granting product and process certifications for more than 13 years. We have qualified auditors that can comprehensively examine an organization’s system compliance while also identifying genuine improvement potential.
For more information on Green Certification and Green Certification Process, please contact us or visit our Green Certification frequently asked questions page to learn more.
Also check out our blog on how to get Green Certification!