Carbon Measured

This business has measured the total greenhouse gas emissions caused by its operations and supply chain or its product. Greenhouse gases (including carbon emissions) from human activities are the most significant driver of climate change.

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Carbon Offsetting

This business is funding external projects that sequester greenhouse gas emissions to compensate for its own emissions. Greenhouse gases from human activities are the most significant driver of climate change. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point

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Climate Neutral

Climate Neutral is a nonprofit organization founded in 2019. They work to certify brands as Climate Neutral once these have measures, reduced and/or offseted their emissions. The certification is awarded at brand level and includes

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Net Zero

This organisation has measured the total greenhouse gas emissions caused by its operations and supply chain or its product and has achieved net zero emissions by reducing its emissions and, where necessary, investing in carbon

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Reduced Carbon Footprint

This company has measured its or its product total greenhouse gas emissions and has taken active steps to reduce it. Measurements show a year on year decrease. Greenhouse gas emissions (including carbon emissions) caused by

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Reducing Carbon Emissions

This business has implemented one or more practices to reduce its carbon footprint. The practices target key emissions hotspots and have been implemented across the business and supply chain. Greenhouse gases from human activities are

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Renewable Energy

At least 80% of the energy used is from renewable sources. Renewable sources are defined as those that naturally replenish within a human lifetime (e.g. biomass, wind or solar power). Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point

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Compostable Parts

Part of this product’s packaging is capable of decomposing naturally in a home compost or in an industrial compost environment, in a way that is not harmful to the environment and produces compost. Sustainable Development

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Cradle to Cradle

Cradle to Cradle Certified® is a product standard managed by the Cradle to Cradle Institute. To receive certification, products are assessed for environmental and social performance across five categories: material health, material reuse, renewable energy and

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Fully Compostable

This product’s packaging is capable of decomposing naturally in a home compost or in an industrial compost environment, in a way that is not harmful to the environment and produces compost. Sustainable Development Goals Proof

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Fully Recycled Packaging

All parts of this product’s packaging are made from waste materials that have been recovered, reprocessed and converted into new materials. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria 100% of the materials (calculated by

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Partly Recyclable Packaging

Part of this product’s packaging is curbside collected and can be broken down into raw materials and repurposed so it can be used again. This does not guarantee that it will be recycled – always

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Partly Recycled Packaging

Parts of this product’s packaging are made from waste materials that have been recovered, reprocessed and converted into new materials. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria At least 40% of the materials

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Plastic-free

The Plastic Free™️ certification is managed by A Plastic Planet, a campaigning organization founded in 2017 with the goal of reducing our plastic production and consumption and promoting the development and offer of plastic-free alternatives.

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Reduced Waste Footprint

This business has measured its total waste production and has taken active steps to reduce it. Measurements show a year-on-year reduction. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria Waste is defined as resources

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Reducing Food Waste

This business has implemented one or more practices to reduce the amount of food waste generated by its production process or sourcing policy. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business General Criteria Practices must

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Reducing Material Waste

This business has implemented one or more practices to reduce the amount of waste from its production process that’s sent to landfill or incinerated. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business General Criteria Waste

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Reusable Packaging

This product’s packaging is designed to be reused for the same use case. It’s capable of being used repeatedly without impairing its protective function. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria The packaging

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Upcycling

Some or all of the parts or ingredients of this product were converted from materials that would have otherwise been discarded. This process should not degrade the quality or value of the material and should

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Widely Recyclable Packaging

This product’s packaging is curbside collected and can be broken down into raw materials and repurposed so it can be used again. It may include up to 1% of non-recyclable components that won’t impede the

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Alliance for Water Stewardship

The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) is a global membership collaboration comprising businesses, NGOs and the public sector. The AWS standards seeks to help businesses to better understand and manage their water consumption within a

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Coral Reef Safe

This product does not contain oxybenzone, octinoxate or nano-particles as they are known to be damaging to coral reefs and can lead to coral bleaching. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria The

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Cosmos Standard Natural

The COSMOS-standard was founded by BDIH, Cosmebio, Ecocert, ICEA the Soil Association and is managed by a not-for-profit. The standard defines the criteria that companies must meet to ensure consumers that their products are genuine

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Cosmos Standard Organic

The COSMOS-standard was founded by BDIH, Cosmebio, Ecocert, ICEA the Soil Association and is managed by a not-for-profit. The standard defines the criteria that companies must meet to ensure consumers that their products are genuine

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Cruelty-Free (PETA)

PETA is an animal rights organisation founded in 1980 by Ingrid Newkirk & Alex Pacheco and is headquartered in Virginia, USA. PETA’s certification body sets a standard for ‘cruelty-free’ and ‘vegan’ products. These include cosmetics,

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Free Range

This product was produced from animals that can roam freely outdoors during the day for a significant period of their lives. This time period is specified by national laws. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level

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FSC

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international, non-governmental organisation established in 1993 and dedicated to promoting responsible management of the world’s forests. FSC certification allows businesses and consumers to identify, purchase and use wood,

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Improving Farming

This business has implemented practices to transition towards a more regenerative and sustainable farming system. Practices have been implemented across the farm and target issues such as soil fertility and water quality. Sustainable Development Goals

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Improving Water Quality

This business has implemented one or more practices to reduce the pollution discharge in water as a result of operations and production. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Business Description This business has

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Leaf Marque

LEAF Marque is a wholly-owned subsidiary of LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming). It seeks to deliver more sustainable farming that is prosperous, enriches the environment and engages local communities. All farmers have to implement Integrated

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Leaping Bunny

Cosmetics, personal care and household brands are approved cruelty free under Cruelty Free International’s Leaping Bunny Programme. This gold standard gives you assurance that a company has made a genuine commitment to help end ending

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MSC

This seafood is MSC certified. This means that the fishery where it was caught has been audited by a third party and meets the MSC Fishery Standard for sustainability. The standard ensures that fish stocks

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Natrue Natural

NATRUE is a non-profit association committed to promoting and protecting Natural and Organic Cosmetics worldwide. Founded in 2007 by WALA, Weleda, Laverana, PRIMAVERA, LOGOCOS and CEP, it maintains the Natrue Organic and Natural Standards. NATRUE

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Natrue Organic

NATRUE is a non-profit association committed to promoting and protecting Natural and Organic Cosmetics worldwide. Founded in 2007 by WALA, Weleda, Laverana, PRIMAVERA, LOGOCOS and CEP, it maintains the Natrue Organic and Natural Standards. NATRUE

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Organic Cotton (GOTS)

The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) was established by two organic organisations and two textile organisations in 2006 with the intention of harmonising existing international organic textile standards. This standard stipulates requirements throughout the supply chain for

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Organic Ingredients

This product contains some certified organic ingredients but is not certified as organic. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria This Proof Point does not apply to Food brands Criteria Beauty: At least

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Pasture Raised

This product was produced from animals that were free to roam outside most of the year. A majority of their feed was grass, although some grain may have been provided as complimentary feed. Sustainable Development

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Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance was founded in 1967, in 2017 they merged with UTZ. They work to protect forests, improve the livelihoods of farmers and forest communities and help them mitigate and adapt to the climate

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Red Tractor

Red Tractor was founded in 2000. It’s core purpose is to ensure that products produced, processed and packaged in the UK meet human consumption safety standards. Visit website Standard Summary The standards ensure that producers

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Reduced Water Footprint

This organisation has measured its total water consumption and has taken active steps to reduce it. Measurements show a year on year decrease. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Business Description This company

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Reducing Water Use

This business has implemented one or more practices to reduce water consumption as a result of operations and production. This can include water efficiency gains, reduced water consumption, and practices that address water insecurities. Sustainable

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RSPCA Assured

The RSPCA Assured scheme was created in 1994 (as Freedom Food) and focuses on improving animal welfare in agricultural and aquaculture farming systems. Standards are specific standards to the type of farming (indoor, outdoor, free-range,

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Soil Association Organic

The Soil Association was formed in 1946 and published its first organic standard in 1967. The Soil Association Organic certification is available for Food & Drink, Farming, Beauty, Fashion, Forestry and Food Service industries. It

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Supports Biodiversity

This business has implemented – and/or provided monetary or in-kind donations to – projects or initiatives supporting biodiversity conservation in its supply chain, as a means to mitigate its footprint on biodiversity. Sustainable Development Goals

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Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

RSPO is a non-profit association, established in 2004 that has developed a set of environmental and social criteria which companies must comply with in order to produce Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO), These criteria can

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The Vegan Society Trademark

The Vegan Trademark is a vegan standard created and managed by The Vegan Society. The Vegan Society was founded in 1944. Their vision is to make veganism more mainstream. Visit website Standard Summary The manufacture,

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UEBT

UEBT is a non-profit association founded in 2007 that promotes sourcing with respect. They work to regenerate nature and secure a better future for people through ethical sourcing of ingredients from biodiversity. UEBT ethical sourcing

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Vegan

The product contains no animal products – or derivatives of animal products – and none were involved in the production process. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria The product cannot contain any

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Vegetarian

This product does not contain any ingredients that are the result of animal slaughter, or use any in the production process. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria The product cannot contain any

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Artisan Producers

This product helps promote traditional crafts and its production relies on the skills of artisans. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria Artisans must be responsible for a full significant step in the

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Audited Working Conditions

This business’s workplace has been independently audited against internationally recognised standards for human rights at work. While audits can help companies identify risks and areas of improvement, they have limitations and additional due diligence is

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B Corporation

B Corporation is a certification offered by B Lab, an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation. The certification assessed a company’s social and environmental performance, from supply chain and input materials to charitable giving and employee benefits.

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Cooperative Organisation

This farm, business or other organisation is owned and run jointly by its members, who share the profits and/or benefits. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria Ownership is defined by share ownership

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Fairtrade

The Fairtrade Foundation was founded in 1992, they manage the Fairtrade Mark in the UK. The certification’s social and economic standards are set by Fairtrade International for both businesses and producers. Visit website Standard Summary

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Improving Purchasing Practices

This business has implemented purchasing practices to drive the improvement of working conditions or workers in the supply chain. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria Practices must be implemented across procurement Practices

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Living Wage

This business pays all its employees a living wage. A living wage is when a worker’s net income allows them to support their household with a decent standard of living. This amount varies depending on

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Supports Trade Unions

All workers in this business have the right to unionise and bargain collectively for their rights. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria Workers have a right to form and join independent unions

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1% for the Planet

1% for the Planet is a global movement inspiring businesses and individuals to support environmental solutions through annual membership and everyday actions. Visit website Standard Summary Donate the equivalent of 1% of sales Support approved

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Black Founded Business

More than half (51%) of the people who started the company identify as Black. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria Founders are defined as the individuals that initially registered the business Publication

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Black Owned Business

The majority (51%) of shares in this business are owned by people who identify as Black. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria Business ownership is defined as the ownership of 51% of

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Clinically Tested

This product was independently tested on humans in a clinical setting to ensure safety and performance. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria The product should have undergone a clinical trial in a

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Donates to Charity

Provided monetary or in-kind donations to one or more non-profits in the last year. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Business Criteria The donation must be to a registered charity or NGO A

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EWG VERIFIED™

The EWG VERIFIED™ mark is managed by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit founded in 1993. The organisation conducts research and gathers information about consumer products, cosmetics, energy and toxic chemicals and strives to

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Family Owned Business

The majority (51%) of shares in this business are owned by people who identify as a family. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria Business ownership is defined as the ownership of 51%

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Female Founded Business

More than half (51%) of the people who started the company identify as Female. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria Founders are defined as the individuals that initially registered the business Publication

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Female Owned Business

The majority (51%) of shares in this business are owned by people who identify as Female. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria Business ownership is defined as the ownership of 51% of

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Free From Artificial Flavours

The product does not contain synthetically produced flavours. It may contain flavours derived from natural ingredients. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria This can only be applied to ingestible products Natural flavouring

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Free From Synthetic Preservatives

This product does not contain any synthetically produced preservatives. It may contain natural preservatives. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria This can only be applied to ingestible products Natural substances are defined

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Independently Owned

The business is majority owned (51%) and operated by the same person or group of people. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria Business ownership is defined as the ownership of 51% of

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No Added Sugar

The product does not contain any foods used solely for their sweetening properties. It may contain naturally occurring sugars. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria This can only be applied to ingestible

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Person of Colour Founded Business

More than half (51%) of the people who started the company identify as being people of colour. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria Founders are defined as the individuals that initially registered

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Person of Colour Owned Business

The majority (51%) of shares in this business are owned by people who identify as people of colour. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria Business ownership is defined as the ownership of

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Scientifically Tested

This product was independently tested in a laboratory to ensure safety and performance. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria The product should have undergone a scientific trial in a controlled laboratory environment

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Supporting Education

This business has implemented – and/or provided monetary or in-kind donations to – projects or initiatives supporting education in its supply chain. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria The project must be

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Supporting Health

The business implemented and/or provided monetary or in-kind donations to projects or initiatives supporting health in its supply chain. Sustainable Development Goals Proof Point Level Product Business Criteria The project must be in the business’s

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