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September 21st, 2017
New UL Initiative Increases Supply Chain Transparency for Purchasers and Supports Manufacturer Efforts to Address Human Rights Abuses

MARIETTA, Ga., September 21, 2017 – UL Environment, a division of UL, LLC (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced today they are collecting data to identify products made by manufacturers that have policies and procedures in place to protect against human rights abuses throughout their supply chain. This information is displayed as search… read more

August 7th, 2017
UL joins Smart Cities Council

UL, a global safety science organization, has joined the Smart Cities Council, the world’s largest smart cities network, as a Global Lead Partner. UL is now part of a membership featuring recognized worldwide leaders in their respective sectors who are focused on helping the Smart Cities Council achieve their mission of building a more livable,… read more

June 7th, 2017
UL Environment to Demonstrate New BIM Project Tool and More at NeoCon

BIM project users attending NeoCon will be able to see a demo of UL Environment’s new SPOT app for REVIT™ in Booth # 7-139A. Launching soon, the new SPOT app for REVIT™ will allow users to access product data from SPOT, our sustainable product database, and assign it directly to their BIM project. In addition… read more

June 7th, 2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8+ Become First Mobile Phones Certified to ANSI/UL 110, Standard for Sustainability for Mobile Phones

MARIETTA, Ga., June 7, 2017 – UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced today that Samsung’s Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U) / Galaxy S8+ (SM-G955U) mobile phones achieved ECOLOGO Gold Certification to the ANSI/UL 110 Standard for Sustainability for Mobile Phones, which was recently approved as an American National Standard… read more

February 28th, 2017
UL Environment, Green Electronics Council Unveil UL ECOLOGO/EPEAT Joint-Certification for Mobile Phones

Brands that certify their mobile phones to the UL 110 sustainability standard can efficiently register products in EPEAT, a rating system used by governmental and institutional purchasers worldwide.  Barcelona, Spain – Mobile World Congress – 28 February, 2017 – UL Environment, a business division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, and the… read more

January 31st, 2017
Sustainable Procurement: It’s Not Just for Government Anymore

Initially driven by federal, state and local government procurement agencies, requirements and executive mandates, sustainable purchasing is quickly becoming a widespread best practice for businesses of all kinds. Government agencies were the first to dive in and experience both the challenges and advantages of purchasing goods that support human health and the environment. But thanks… read more

December 15th, 2016
UL at the National Seminar on Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Certification in Bangladesh

On 23rd Nov 2016, Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) hosted a National Seminar in Dhaka, Bangladesh and invited more than 170 delegates and technical experts from the textile industry. Nur Alam, Lab Operations and Technical Manager, UL Bangladesh was part of the Panel Discussion on ‘Challenges in Sustainable Supply Chain and Opportunities with GOTS’. The… read more

September 13th, 2016
UL Responsible Sourcing Summit – Europe 2016

At UL’s first European Responsible Sourcing Summit in Barcelona on October 13-14, 2016, you will have the opportunity to engage and network with experts in the field of Supply Chain Sustainability and Responsible Sourcing landscape. Read more.  

July 7th, 2016
UL Product Lens Report

Achieve product transparency that meets green building demands and puts hazard into context. The demand for sustainable products is skyrocketing. According to the US Green Building Council, in 2016, 40-48 percent of new, nonresidential construction projects are considered green. A report by BBC Research forecasts that the US market for green building materials will reach nearly $69 billion by… read more

June 30th, 2016
First Sustainability Standard for Household Clothes Drying Appliances Developed

WASHINGTON, DC (June 30, 2016) – The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), CSA Group, and UL Environment today announced the publication of AHAM 7005-2016/CSA SPE-7005-16/UL 7005 Sustainability Standard for Household Clothes Drying Appliances, the first voluntary sustainability standard for household clothes drying appliances. This standard was the fifth in a family of product sustainability… read more