Economy Of Love
Certification

A Holistic Certification Standard For A Collaborative Economy Protecting People and The Environment.

Economy of Love certifies the entire value chain:

Production and farms, processing factories and companies, and distribution.

From the first raw material until the product reaches the consumer.

Explore Our Holistic Certification Criteria 

In order to be holistic, creating a balance between the four dimensions of Environment, Economy, Society, and culture; our certification is composed of 5 minimal criteria in each dimension. For a company or a farm to be certified they need to meet these criteria. 

Culture
The empowerment of life-long learning and creative engagement with each other and the community.

  1. Factory supervisors and managers receive training to create space for cultural events.
  2. Conducting regular creative activities with employees.
  3. Respecting the local traditions/culture of the employees.
  4. Learning and encouragement individual well-being and self-development/creative expression.
  5. Working with local initiatives and enhance cultural activities.

Society
The promotion of fair and dignified working conditions in which every individual feels safe and respected.

  1. Factory supervisors and managers receive training to create space for cultural events.
  2. Conducting regular creative activities with employees.
  3. Respecting the local traditions/culture of the employees.
  4. Learning and encouragement individual well-being and self-development/creative expression.
  5. Working with local initiatives and enhance cultural activities.

Environment
The active regeneration of the environment through biodynamic farming, and sustainable production practices.

  1. Following Biodynamic production/processing standards.
  2. Reducing packaging and using recycled material.
  3. Implementing sustainable water and waste management systems.
  4. reporting on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions.
  5. Employees receive ecological awareness trainings.

Economy
The fair creation and distribution of value to all stakeholders through a transparent economy that reflects the true costs of products.

  1. Providing data to conduct full cost accounting.
  2. establishing solidarity agreement between stakeholders.
  3. Providing wages that allow for a decent standard of living.
  4. Creating transparency in stakeholder relationships.
  5. Employees receive sustainable-economic awareness trainings. 

The Benefits of an Economy of Love Certification

Certification Process

Become a Member of the Economy of Love

For more details refer to the following documents

Economy of Love Ethics & Certification Guide
Production Criteria
Processing & Distribution Criteria
Self-Assessment Sample