Korea, improved the display of information on environmental performance

By | 2017-10-27T17:36:14+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: News|

The Government of Korea unified logos used in various certification systems in order to prevent consumers’ confusion and increase public recognition. New logos, effective from 14 April 2017, were developed by scope of impact categories, low carbon product certification and combination. According to the Ministry of Environment, it was necessary to use an integrated logo in [...]

Republic of Korea’s Green Credit Card

By | 2017-10-30T13:17:38+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Categories: News|

The Korean Ministry of Environment introduced a green credit card scheme in July 2011 to encourage consumers to adopt more sustainable lifestyle by providing tangible economic rewards. Points are accumulated as rewards for saving on utility use (tap water, electricity and gas heating), using public transport or purchasing eco-friendly products. Accumulated points can be used like [...]