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CII MoU with UL for India- specific Green Product Certification

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ParasuRaman R, Chairman, Green Products && Services Council && Founding Chairman, IGBC and Suresh Sugavanam, Managing Director and Vice President of UL South Asia

CII has launched ‘GreenPro’ Green Product Certification for India. As part of this initiative, CII has inked aMoU with UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global independent safety science company. UL will be the Knowledge Partner with CII for offering GreenPro Services in the Country.

With the launch of GreenPro Certification, green products, equipment & technologies from other countries can be certified within the Country.CII estimates that the market potential for certified green products would be about USD 300 Billion by 2025. GreenPro is designed to certify products like- glass, paints, cement insulation, adhesives, sealants, construction blocks, housekeeping chemicals, products with recycled content and many industrial & consumer products.

‘GreenPro’ adopts a holistic cradle to cradle approach in assessing products that include- design, raw materials, manufacturing process and performance during use, recycle & reuse at the end of the product life. Green Pro Certification will help manufacturers to position their products as green and eco-friendly.

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