Thursday, October 16, 2008

ECOCERT®


Did you know?
The April Rain Skin Science® collection contains ingredients that are ECOCERT.

What is ECOCERT?
According to their website, ECOCERT is a control and certification organization, whose activities are governed accordingly by the public authorities and legislation. ECOCERT is accredited for structure and procedures by COFRAC (French committee for accreditation), in accordance with guide standard ISO 65 (EN 45011), which requires independence, competence and impartiality.

Wikipedia defines ECOCERT as an organic certification organization, founded in France in 1991. It is based in Europe but conducts inspections in over 80 countries, making it one of the largest organic certification organizations in the world.

3 comments:

MScrwlr said...

is "ecocert" like fair trade? which is better?

Gina said...

I think it means the farmers earn a living wage. I read about this in Self magazine and the workers have such a higher quality of life. I love that April Rain does this and wish more companies did.

Ruth said...

I only buy products that are fair trade and eco certified. I think its so important to help other coutries...We really do need to spread the wealth!!!