UL Environment works closely with manufacturers to tailor the validation process to meet their specific needs and goals.

 

1. Submitting a Project

  • Customer submits application for validation services
  • UL Environment reviews completed application and prepares quote
  • Customer signs contract and UL Environment assigns environmental product manager to project

 

2. Environmental Claim Audit

  • UL Environment conducts project kick-off and determines evaluation plan
  • Customer submits documents for review
  • UL Environment conducts an on-site audit and/or customer submits samples for testing
  • UL Environment reviews and shares on-site audit and/or test results

 

3. Issue and Publish Claim

  • UL Environment lists validated product(s) in its sustainable product database
  • Manufacturers begin using the environmental claim validation badge in marketing materials and on product packaging

 

4. Maintaining Environmental Claims

UL Environment conducts routine on-site audits and/or testing to ensure ongoing compliance