GreenED webinar – Ecolabels in Africa: Informing Choice

EcoLabels 11th March 2021

Date(s) - 11 Mar '21
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Ecolabels can have a remarkable impact on the market and make it easier for responsible products to get specified for building projects.

Ecolabels are an effective tool for product manufacturers to communicate the environmental sustainability of building materials, fittings, finishes and furnishings. Third-party certifiers of products and materials, such as an ecolabel, cover a variety of issues from sustainable forestry to the whole-of-life cycle. But are these designations useful? With the variety of environmental labels in the market, it can be confusing and difficult to know what they mean or whom to trust.

The goal of this event is to educate and inspire industry professionals around the responsible specifying of products. Join GreenED’s expert presenters as they unpack the practicalities of Ecolabels and offer examples of products that have been certified.

Expert presenters:

  • Michelle Ludwig, Founder of Ludwig Design Consulting: ‘An overview of Ecolabels available globally and locally.’
  • Lizette Swanevelder, CEO at EcoSpecifier South Africa: ‘Introducing GreenTag into the South African market and examples of products that have been certified.’
  • Terri Clapperton, Sustainability Officer at Belgotex: ‘The application of ecolabels in product manufacturing and marketing.’\

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