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May 8th, 2018
Did you know that zero waste also means carbon reduction?

  Events like the 2018 Chicago Forum on Global Cities and the Bloomberg Sustainability Summit in Seattle will gather great leaders in sustainability, business, government and beyond to ruminate on some of the most pressing global issues and how they relate to stakeholders across the board and around the world. It can be overwhelming to… read more

March 30th, 2018
UL Launches Circularity Facts Program to Help Companies Evolve their Sustainability Efforts

MARIETTA, GA., March 29, 2018 — UL (Underwriters Laboratories) today announced the launch of the Circularity Facts program, which evaluates a company’s efforts to move from a linear economy mindset to a more sustainable, circular approach which eliminates waste and keeps materials in productive use longer. ASUS is the first company to participate in UL’s… read more

March 30th, 2018
UL Announces Agreement with Taiwan Architecture and Building Center Add Certified Products to SPOT™ Online Database

MARIETTA, GA., March 29, 2018 — UL (Underwriters Laboratories) today announced that the Taiwan Architecture and Building Center (TABC) has agreed to add products that have received the TABC Green Building Material mark to SPOT®, UL’s web-based product sustainability information tool. The addition of the products to SPOT will give architects and designers in Asia… read more

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