Get in-depth explanations on how Global GreenTag works and how it can work for you.

GreenRate™ & the ‘Tags’

GreenTag’s GreenRate is for professionals looking to engage with the Green Star®, Sustainable Infrastructure and EnviroDevelopment rating tools. It relates to all building construction, interiors, infrastructure, building consumables, room amenities, cleaning and other facilities hygiene products. This section also explains how the GreenRate™ ‘Tags’ work and what they mean.

LCARate™ & the ‘Tags’

GreenTag’s LCARate™ is for consumers and professionals who want to simply understand the whole sustainability story of a product over its life time. For those who want deeper knowledge LCARate™ uses Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) ‘beyond LCA’ and generates ‘Net Positive’ analysis and Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) reporting for professional use.  It relates to all products in any sector.  It is also used by professionals looking to engage EarthCheck®, Infrastructure Sustainability, Green Mark  International and MyHIJAU programs. This section also explains how the LCARate™ ‘Tags’ work and what they mean.

The Product Scorecard Explained

GreenTag LCARate™ generates EcoPOINTS for each of its six Sustainability Assessment Criteria (SAC). The Product Scorecard is a ‘nutrition-label’ like graphic that shown progressively darker green arrows for each SAC as it gets more sustainable and presents the overall GreenTag EcoPOINT on which the LCARate ‘Tag’ is awarded.

The Certificates

This section explains how to read the GreenTag LCARate™ and GreenRate™ certificates.

Standards Development Processes

GreenTag Standards go through extensive Stakeholder Engagement Processes, this section explains how the standards were developed, how they are reviewed, who is involved and how.

Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Program

GreenTag operates an EPD program that complies with the program requirements of rating tools like Green Star®, Green StarNZ®, LEED v4 and others. As part of this Product Category Rules (PCRs) are developed and require broad stakeholder engagement also. This section explains EPDs, the Standards, and the processes including stakeholder engagement for this program.

Terms & Conditions

This section lists Terms & Conditions, Rules of Use of the Mark and Style Guide.