The Guidance is intended to supplement and/or align with the following standards and guidance documents:

 I. ISO 14025 and other Type III Standards, including:

  • ISO 14025: 2006 – Environmental labels and declarations – Type III environmental declarations – Principles and procedures (ISO)
  • BP X30-323-0: 2011 – Principes généraux pour l’affichage environnemental des produits de grande consummation (AFNOR, France)
  • CEN 15804: 2008 – Sustainability of construction works – Environmental product declarations – Product category rules (CEN, Europe)
  • ISO 21930 Sustainability in building construction – Environmental declaration of building products
  • Product Environmental Footprint Guide (European Commission Joint Research Centre, 2013)

II. All Program Operator Rules based on ISO 14025

III. Product Carbon Footprint Standards and other Single-Criteria LCA-based standards, such as:

  • Greenhouse Gas Product Accounting and Reporting Standard (GHG Protocol, 2011)
  • PAS 2050 – Specification for the assessment of the life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of goods and services (BSI, 2011)
  • TS Q 0010 – General Principles for the Assessment and Labeling of Carbon Footprint of Products (JEMAI, Japan, 2009)

 IV. Other Standards or Guidance

  • ISO 14020: 2000 Environmental labels and declarations – General principles
  • ISO 14021: 1999 Environmental labels and declarations – Self-declared environmental claims (Type II environmental labeling)
  • ISO 14040: 2006 Environmental management – Life cycle assessment – Principles and framework
  • ISO 14044: 2006 Environmental management – Life cycle assessment – Requirements and guidelines
  • ISO 14050: 2006 Environmental management – Vocabulary
  • ISO 17024: 2003 Conformity assessment – General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons