The 9th Round Table on Sustainable Development


Eco-labelling for Sustainable Development

6 December 2002



  • Background Papers :

Private Voluntary Ecolabels: Trade Distorting, Discriminatory and Environmentally Disappointing

Voluntary Sustainability Standards: The Case for Fostering Them

  • Outcomes: Work on ‘franchising’ an eco-label in developing countries launched by the European Commission. The concept emerged from one of the Round Table background papers and meeting discussion.
  • Ministerial Attendance:     12


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