Green Claims Services

Intertek provides comprehensive assessment, product testing, validation, product certification, and consulting services to assist companies create and validate environmental claims.

An increasing number of consumers are choosing safe and environmentally friendly products when making a purchase decision. They are looking for third party green certification marks or labels on products to validate health and environmental claims. Consumers want proof that products really are free of toxic materials and were produced in an environmentally conscious way. This “green” shift is placing manufacturers and retailers under growing pressure to ensure their products meet standards and have accurate test and analysis data to support their green claims.

What is a ‘Green Claim’?

A green claim, also know as an environmental claim, is a self-declared statement, symbol or graphic that refers to an environmental feature of a component, finished product, or packaging. It can be placed directly on a product, packaging, or marketing material.

Typical green claims:  

  • Recycled content
  • Energy efficiency
  • Carbon footprint and greenhouse gas impact
  • Water efficiency
  • Renewable materials

What are the benefits to making a green claim?  

  • To demonstrate that a company’s products meet environmental regulations
  • To demonstrate a company is acting responsibly towards customers, investors, and regulators
  • To gain a competitive advantage by increasing the appeal of its products
  • To provide information about the effects of a product on the environment

Intertek’s Green Claims Services:

Intertek provides comprehensive assessment, product testing, validation, green product certification, and consulting services to assist companies validate environmental claims.

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