Eco-Mark - A Report on Current Status

CONTENTS

 

PREFACE

   

1.

RECOMMENDATIONS

2.

SUMMARY REPORT

3.

INAUGURAL SESSION

3.1

Welcome Address: Dr J F Elliot

3.2

About the Seminar: Dr K V Swaminathan

3.3

ASSOCHAM’s Perceptions: Dr T P Bhat

3.4

Inaugural Address: Mr Dilip Biswas

3.5

Chief Guest’s Address: Prof M G K Menon

3.6

Vote of Thanks: Dr L M Pande

4.

PRESENTATIONS

4.1

Concepts: Mr Ajay Agarwal

4.2

Basic Issues: Mr S K Jain

4.3

Issues in Implementation: Mr N R Krishnan

4.4

ISI Mark: A Total Concept of Eco-labelling: Mr Ajitha Simha

4.5

Eco-Mark Scheme of India: Mr P Mukhopadya

4.6

EU Community Eco-Labelling Scheme: Mr Heino Marius

4.7

Eco-Labelling System of China: Dr G Sundaram

4.8

Special Focus on Food: Mr Mukesh Varma

4.9

Changing Focus of MRTPC: Dr S Chakravorty

5.

COUNTRY PAPERS & BRIEFS

5.1

Environmental Choice – Australia

5.2

Umweltzeichen – Austria

5.3

Eco-Label in Belgium

5.4

Environmental Choice Programme of Canada

5.5

Eco-Labelling Program in China

5.6

NF – Environment – France

5.7

Blue Angel – Germany

5.8

Eco-Labelling Program – Hungary

5.9

Eco-Labelling Programme – India

5.10

EcoMark program – Japan

5.11

Environment Labelling Program – Korea

5.12

"Stichting Milieukeur" – The Netherlands

5.13

Environmental Choice – New Zealand

5.14

Green Labelling Scheme – Singapore

5.15

Marca Aenor – Medio Ambiente – Spain

5.16

Good Environmental Choice – Sweden

5.17

Green Mark Program of Taiwan

5.18

Green Label Scheme - Thailand

5.19

Eco-labelling Scheme – UK

5.20

Eco-Mark Programs of USA

5.21

Eco-Mark Schemes of Other Countries

6.

BACKGROUND PAPERS

6.1

Papers from International Organizations

6.1(a)

Eco-labelling Scheme – The European Union

6.1(b)

White Swam: Eco-labelling Scheme of Nordic Countries

6.1(c)

Eco-labelling Program – OECD

6.1(d)

Eco-labelling Scheme –

Global Eco-labelling Network

6.1(e)

Trade and Environment: A New Market Imperative –

International Trade Centre, UNCTAD/GATT

6.1(f)

Perspective and Restrictions on Environmental Labelling for Developing Countries – Indonesian – German Government Cooperation Advisory Assistance to the Ministry of Trade

6.2

Special Area Papers

6.2(a)

Abuses and Limitations in Eco-labelling Practices

6.2(b)

Eco-Marking Practices for Agricultural, Food Products in Advanced Countries – Mr Mukesh Varma

7.

ANSWERS TO OTEN

ASKED QUESTIONS

ANNEXURES

I

Appreciation Programme on Eco-Mark –

The Detailed Programme

II

List of Participants