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GreenTag’s new version 4.0 Standard receives ACCC certification

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Over the past year, Global GreenTag has been reviewing and updating its core Building, Interiors and Infrastructure Standard with the assistance of a wide body of stakeholders and has received a significant amount of feedback that has been incorporated into the new standard.
It has two final steps to complete prior to release as it is currently undergoing review by the Green Building Councils of Australia and the US and will then to go before the GreenTag National Advisory Committee (NAC) for final approval in a matter of weeks.
All previous versions of the GreenTag Standard, have also been approved by the ACCC, as it is a key aspect of GreenTag’s Certification Mark, a defining and unique difference between GreenTag and its competitor labels. No other competitor in the space is ACCC approved.

eToolLCD and Global GreenTag Form unique Partnership

Life Cycle Assessment Software provider eTool joins forces with Global GreenTag  to raise the benchmark on sustainable building and certified green products for the construction marketeTool screen grab

For the first time in Australia, Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) data from Global GreenTag’s LCARate certified products with Environmental Product Declarations, (EPDs) will be available directly in the eTool product life cycle data library and identified by brand.

This means that the brand specific LCA information for products will be right there at designer and LCA consultants’ fingertips when they need it.

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GreenTag recognised by Singapore’s Green Mark International

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Global GreenTag has been formally recognised by the Singapore Building and Construction Authority as a product certification scheme for the purposes of projects using the Green Mark International® (GMI) green project rating tool in countries where GreenTag is recognised by the Green Building Council or Government agencies.* The GMI tool is used extensively by projects outside Singapore in ASEAN countries like Malaysia, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and African countries such as Tanzania.

All GreenTag certification is recognised to meet the Green Mark Materials Category, ‘Sustainable Products’ credit. The recognition of GreenTag by the Green Mark International® rating scheme adds to the other international rating tool recognition including the Malaysia Government’s own GreenTech Corporation and their MyHIJAU program, the EC3 EarthCheck® program operating in Tourism, hospitality and Exhibition sector in over 70 Countries, as well as Green Star® in Australia, South Africa and New Zealand. GreenTag Environmental Product Declarations, or EPDs are also compliant with the EPD requirements in the USGBC’s LEED v4® rating tool that operates in over 140 countries.

*Qualification added June 7, 2016

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