REPORT
THE UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME (UNEP) IS AN AGENCY OF THE UNITED NATIONS THAT COORDINATES ITS ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVITIES, ASSISTING DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN IMPLEMENTING ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND POLICIES AND PRACTICES.

Redefining ecolabels to improve sustainability and trade in developing countries

Lessons learned and recommendations from a UNEP project.

This report aims to evaluate to what extent the project succeeded in reaching its intended goals, to draw lessons learned, and present recommendations for future actions.

The report contains four major sections.

Section I introduces readers to ecolabels and the differences between different information systems, provides an overview of how these systems are used in developed and developing countries as well as introduces the major challenges, opportunities, and debates around voluntary labelling and standards globally.

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