ClimeCo’s Updated Product Certification Protocol Is Open for Public Comment Until Nov. 30, 2023
BOYERTOWN, Pennsylvania (November 1, 2023) – ClimeCo, a leading global sustainability company, announced today that the draft of its newly updated Product Certification Protocol, formerly called the Carbonfree Product Certification Protocol, is open for public comment and feedback for a period of 30 days, from Nov. 1, 2023 to Nov. 30, 2023.
In 2022, ClimeCo acquired assets of Carbonfund.org along with its popular Carbonfree Product Certification Program. To better integrate the program with ClimeCo’s service offerings and to further enhance the program based on feedback from companies, consumers, market participants and key external stakeholders, ClimeCo has made substantial updates to the program’s protocol. Keeping in line with the process when making substantial updates to certification program protocols, and upholding ClimeCo’s focus on authenticity, transparency and stakeholder engagement, the company welcomes comments and suggestions from the public on the draft protocol to help solidify the program.
Notable updates to the protocol include:
- Rebranding the program from Carbonfree to ClimeCo Certified Product™;
- New program logo and badge;
- Clear seven-step process for certification;
- Added measures for transparency, credibility and independence via introduction of 3rd party review;
- Emphasis on carbon emissions reduction;
- Guidance and template for life cycle assessment (LCA) report submission;
- Communication guidelines and support for participating companies;
- Guidance for annual program renewal requirements and process
The draft protocol is available here: ClimeCo Certified Product™ Protocol. Comments on the draft protocol can be sent to email@example.com. Comment Period closed on November 30, 2023.
ClimeCo offers a full range of sustainability advisory with a balance of industrial and nature-based carbon solutions that meet the diverse needs of clients’ climate programs. We also provide specialized technical solutions for hard-to-decarbonize industries. From developing methodologies to support GHG reduction innovation to advising on solutions for optimal sustainability impact to reach Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) goals, ClimeCo is the right partner to help address environmental challenges.
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