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

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Cultural Criteria Overview

  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

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Social Criteria Overview

  1. Providing fair and dignified working conditions.
  2. Providing employees with health & social insurance.
  3. Engaging with stakeholders through round tables.
  4. Ensuring a sustainable impact on and engagement with the local community.
  5. Employees receive awareness training on social topics.

Environment

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Environmental Criteria Overview

  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

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Economical Criteria Overview

  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