Here’s a list of the most important various ethical and sustainable certifications, and what they are used for. Overall, there are certifications that cover sustainability, ethical production and labor practices, social accountability, carbon footprint, organic and materials content, hazardous chemicals. Some certifications are focused on specific aspects, others are very far-reaching. There may be additional country-specific or regional certifications in addition to this list.
Here is a list of the major certifications and labels used for sustainable and ethically-made products. This is not an exhaustive list — it’s more focused on textile products and it doesn’t cover all the cosmetics and self-care products that have their own certifications.
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