ISO 14021:2016(en) Environmental labels and declarations

Year of Publication

2016

ISO 14021:2016(en) Environmental labels and declarations specifies requirements for self-declared environmental claims, including statements, symbols and graphics, regarding products.

Source:

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

Author(s):

Geography:

Global

Type:

Measurement (Company/Product/Project)

Purpose of Measurement:

Monitoring and Evaluation

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows

ISO 14021:2016(en) Environmental labels and declarations - Self-declared environmental claims (Type II environmental labeling) specifies requirements for self-declared environmental claims, including statements, symbols and graphics, regarding products. It also describes selected terms commonly used in environmental claims and provides use qualifications. Finally, the standard describes a verification methodology for self-declared environmental claims and specific evaluation and verification methods for the selected claims. This standard is used by verifiers to ensure standardization of definitions.