The concept of ‘environmental consumption’ helps in developing an interest in eco-labels. This is a shift away from traditional command and control measures imposed by governments towards market governance which is a self-regulatory new environmental policy instrument, eco-labelling. Taken into consideration of this eco-labels potentiality to attain sustainability, various eco-labelling schemes have been introduced since early 90’s. Ecolabels is a voluntary labelling systems for food and consumer products. They are a form of sustainability measurement directed at consumers, intended to make it easy to take environmental concerns into account when shopping. Some labels quantify pollution or energy consumption by way of index scores or units of measurement; others simply assert compliance with a set of practices or minimum requirements for sustainability or reduction of harm to the environment. The EU Ecolabel is a voluntary product label. It was established in 1992 to encourage businesses to market products and services that meet high standards of environmental performance and quality. The labels are awarded according to environmental criteria set by the member states of the EU with involvement of industry and consumer and environmental NGOs European Commission of Environment. These criteria cover the whole life cycle of a product, from the extraction of raw materials, through manufacture, distribution, use and disposal of the product. These assessment criteria are not generic and specific products and services have their own criteria. There is a significant body of legislation that has been assembled to back up the EU Eco Label which has been periodically reviewed since 1992 to keep the text up to date and ensure that lessons learned in the implementation of ecolabel schemes are incorporated. The EU Ecolabel is part of a broader EU Action Plan on Sustainable Consumption and Production and Sustainable Industrial Policy adopted by the European Commission on 16 July 2008, which also links the Flower to other EU policies such as Green Public Procurement (GPP) and Ecodesign of Energy Using products.

Martucci, O., Arcese, G. (2010). "Lo sviluppo del marchio Ecolabel nel settore turistico". In Convegno "I sistemi di gestione ambientale per lo sviluppo eco-sostenibile del territorio" (pp.185-190). Cagliari : ARKADIA Editore.

"Lo sviluppo del marchio Ecolabel nel settore turistico"

MARTUCCI, OLIMPIA;
2010-01-01

Abstract

The concept of ‘environmental consumption’ helps in developing an interest in eco-labels. This is a shift away from traditional command and control measures imposed by governments towards market governance which is a self-regulatory new environmental policy instrument, eco-labelling. Taken into consideration of this eco-labels potentiality to attain sustainability, various eco-labelling schemes have been introduced since early 90’s. Ecolabels is a voluntary labelling systems for food and consumer products. They are a form of sustainability measurement directed at consumers, intended to make it easy to take environmental concerns into account when shopping. Some labels quantify pollution or energy consumption by way of index scores or units of measurement; others simply assert compliance with a set of practices or minimum requirements for sustainability or reduction of harm to the environment. The EU Ecolabel is a voluntary product label. It was established in 1992 to encourage businesses to market products and services that meet high standards of environmental performance and quality. The labels are awarded according to environmental criteria set by the member states of the EU with involvement of industry and consumer and environmental NGOs European Commission of Environment. These criteria cover the whole life cycle of a product, from the extraction of raw materials, through manufacture, distribution, use and disposal of the product. These assessment criteria are not generic and specific products and services have their own criteria. There is a significant body of legislation that has been assembled to back up the EU Eco Label which has been periodically reviewed since 1992 to keep the text up to date and ensure that lessons learned in the implementation of ecolabel schemes are incorporated. The EU Ecolabel is part of a broader EU Action Plan on Sustainable Consumption and Production and Sustainable Industrial Policy adopted by the European Commission on 16 July 2008, which also links the Flower to other EU policies such as Green Public Procurement (GPP) and Ecodesign of Energy Using products.
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Martucci, O., Arcese, G. (2010). "Lo sviluppo del marchio Ecolabel nel settore turistico". In Convegno "I sistemi di gestione ambientale per lo sviluppo eco-sostenibile del territorio" (pp.185-190). Cagliari : ARKADIA Editore.
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