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Certification Glossary

We make sure that the claims made by our members are backed by third-party certifications. Here are the certifications we look for and what they mean.

1% for the Planet
Donates Percentage Of Sales To Environmental Nonprofits
B Corp
Ethically Sourced, Sustainable
Biodegradable Products Institute
Compostable
Bloom
Positive Impact On The Environment
Bluesign
Promote Good Environmental And Societal Practices
California Green Business
Avoids Waste, Conserves Energy, Hires Local Vendors, Prevents Pollution, Recycles Materials, Reduces Water Use, Sustainable Transportation, Uses Non Toxic Cleaners
Canada Organic
Organic
Canopy
Conserves Biodiversity, Respects Forest Protection And Preservation
Carbon Neutral
Limits Carbon Emissions
Carbonzero
Carbon Neutral
CCOF Organic
Organic
Certified Gluten Free
Gluten Free
CertiPUR-US
Made Without Flame Retardants, Ozone Depleters, Heavy Metals, Formaldehyde, And Phthalates, Reduces Emissions
Choose Cruelty Free
Cruelty Free
Climate Neutral
Limits Carbon Emissions, Zero Net Carbon Emissions
Climate Partner
Climate Neutral
Cradle to Cradle (Silver)
Global Standard For Products That Are Safe, Circular And Responsibly Made
Earth Kosher
Kosher
ECOCERT
Organic Farming
ECOCERT Cosmos Organic
Organic, Sustainably Packaged
ECOLOGO
Reduced Environmental Impact
European Vegetarian Union
Vegetarian
EWG Verified
Safe Ingredients
Fair for Life
Ethically Sourced, Responsible Supply Chains, Sustainable
Fair Rubber
Ethically Sourced, Improves Working And Living Conditions , Sustainable
Fair Trade Certified
Ethically Sourced, Fair Treatment Of Workers
Fair Trade Federation
Ethically Sourced, Responsibly Packaged, Sustainable
Fairtrade International
Ethically Sourced, Sustainable
FDA Gras
Generally Recognized As Safe
FDA Registered
Safe Ingredients
FSC
Ethically Sourced, Respects Forest Protection And Preservation, Sustainable
Global Organic Latex Standard
Organic
Global Organic Textile Standard
Ethically Sourced, Organic, Responsibly Packaged, Sustainable
Global Recycled Standard
Verifies Recycled Content Of Products
Green America
Ethically Sourced, Sustainable
Greenguard Gold Certification
Safe For Sensitive Individuals
Green Seal
Safe Ingredients, Sustainable
ISO 14001
Implements Environmental Management Systems
ISO 9001
Meets Customer And Regulatory Requirements
Kof-K Kosher
Kosher
KSA Kosher
Kosher
Leaping Bunny
Cruelty Free
Leather Working Group
Implementing Procedures And Creating A Positive Influence To Ensure Responsible Leather Production.
Made Safe
Safe Ingredients
National Minority Supplier Development Council
Over 50% Minority Owned And Controlled
Natrue
Cruelty Free, Made From Natural Ingredients, Non Gmo, Responsibly Packaged, Sustainable
Natural Products Association
Cruelty Free, Made From Natural Ingredients, Safe Ingredients, Sustainable
Non GMO Project
Non Gmo
NSF Non GMO
Non Gmo
NSF Organic
Organic
OK biobased
Biobased
OK Biodegradable Water
Biodegradable
OK Compost Home
Compostable
On The Planet
Climate Neutral
Organic Content Standard
Verifies Organic Content And Chain Of Custody
OTCO
Organic, Sustainable
OU Kosher
Kosher
PEFC
Respects Forest Protection And Preservation
PETA - Approved Vegan
Vegan
PETA Cruelty Free
Cruelty Free
PETA Cruelty Free and Vegan
Cruelty Free, Vegan
Plastic Bank
Plastic Neutral
Rainforest Alliance
Conserves Biodiversity, Conserves Natural Resources, Ethically Sourced
Real Organic Project
Organic, Organic Farming
Regenerative Organic
High Organic Standards For Animal Welfare, Human Health, Soils And The Natural Environment
rePurpose
Eliminates 1 Lb Of Plastic Waste For Every Product Sold
rePurpose - Plastic Neutral
Reduces Plastic Footprint
Responsible Down Standard
Ethically Sourced, Responsible Treatment Of Animals
Responsible Wool Standard
Addresses The Welfare Of Sheep And The Land They Graze On
SA8000 Standard
Ethically Sourced, Fair Treatment Of Workers
Safer Choice
Responsibly Packaged, Safe Ingredients
SCS Global Services
Recycled Content
Soil Association Organic
High Organic Standards For Animal Welfare, Human Health, Soils And The Natural Environment
Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX®
Safe Ingredients
Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Respects Forest Protection And Preservation
Sustainable Packaging Coalition
Responsibly Packaged
The Vegan Society
Vegan
Think Dirty
Safe Ingredients
UEBT
Derives Ingredients From Nature That Are Sourced Through Systems That Respect People And Biodiversity
UL Validated
Formaldehyde Free
USDA Certified Biobased Product
Biobased, Derived From Plants, Renewable Agricultural, Marine, And Forestry Materials
USDA Organic
Organic
U.S. Hemp Authority
Assures Best Practices Compliant With Applicable Regulations
U. S. Zero Waste Business Council
Zero Waste
Vegan
Cruelty Free, Vegan
VegeCert
Vegan
WBENC
Over 50% Owned And Led By Women
World Fair Trade Organization
Ethically Sourced, Fair Treatment Of Workers, Improves Working And Living Conditions