The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change implements a Scheme on Ecolabeling environment-friendly products, covering 14 product categories. The Ecolabel, titled ‘Ecomark’ is granted to proponents who already have a product certificate mark from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), for a specific product.

Standing in front of a shelf of egg cartons at a supermarket, the typical consumer might be forgiven for being confused. Cage-free or free-range? Free-roaming or free-farmed?

With the sustainability of food systems becoming central to achieving food security, this report of the 2013 workshop on voluntary standards for sustainable food systems addresses in particular issues from the point of view of the many different stakeholders involved.

Private sector sourcing commitments are driving major market growth for sustainable commodities, according to the State of Sustainability Initiatives (SSI) Review 2014 published by an alliance of international organisations. This 2014 edition provides a bird's eye view of market and performance trends of the 16 most prevalent standards initiatives - such as the Forest Stewardship Council, Organic, and Rainforest Alliance - across ten leading commodity sectors.

Tetra Pak®, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, released the findings of its 5th bi-annual environment survey report, which highlights a rising demand for renewable materia

Noida: The Gautam Budh Nagar district forest department has issued notices to many developers for undertaking construction work within a 10km radius of the Okhla Bird Sanctuary without obtaining ne

This new report by UNEP provides a review of policies and initiatives promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production. It reviews 56 case studies, highlights the best practices and offers recommendations to scale up and replicate them worldwide.

Malaysia, the word's No.2 palm oil producer, will come up with a certification scheme to ensure the tropical oil is grown without clearing forests and destroying wildlife, a newspaper reported on M

Despite a dramatic growth in certified fisheries, the Marine Stewardship Council has not been able to convincingly prove that it has reversed the overexploitation of global fisheries.

The fast growth of economy in developing Asian countries has caused various problems on the environment. Corporate environmental management (CEM) is still obviously poor and thus needs to be greatly improved.