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GreenCode Accreditation
GreenCode Sustainability Limited is an independent organisation responsible for the development and delivery of the GreenCode Standards, trialled over 25 years across multiple industries. The Standards have been further developed and stress-tested with additional expertise from the Technical Standards Board.
GreenCode Office
Management of day-to-day communications, engagement with organisations and consumers and membership activities.
Consulting Partner Network (CPN)
A global assembly of environmental consultants, providing consistent feedback and collaboration to ensure GreenCode is accessible to all territories and industries.
Technical Standards Board (TSB)
An expert panel responsible for challenging and maintaining the Standards.
External Auditor
Independent body responsible for audit process and accreditation recommendation.
Technical Standards Board (TSB)
The TSB carries experience and deep-rooted knowledge of the areas included within the Standards. These standards are detailed below. The TSB meets on a monthly basis to review, refine and update, where it is necessary to do so.

Consulting Partner Network (CPN)
The CPN is a collaborative assembly of environmental consultants, based in multiple countries. The responsibility of the CPN is to assist in the ongoing development of the GreenCode Standards, ensuring it suits the requirements and expectations of individual territories and cultures.

External Auditor
GreenCode Standards and, thus, the annual Audit and Accreditation Recommendations, are undertaken by an external organisation. Our current External Auditor, under agreement until October 2023, is Energise Ltd.

GC Mark and Membership
Organisations accredited by GreenCode will be supplied with official use of the GC Mark, and 12 month membership access from the date of successful audit completion. Managed by GreenCode Sustainability Limited.

Demonstration that sustainability is integrated into business-as-usual, including personnel responsibility and structure of the approach.
Leadership, responsibility, targets, employee engagement.
Evaluation of environmental compliance record, and assessment of procedures.
Response procedures, environmental incidents.
Assessment of how energy monitoring and management, and consumption reduction targets. This standard also examines renewable electricity and green gas consumption/generation.
Energy consumption, renewable electricity, green gas.
Review of the approach to transport and travel.
Travel policy, sustainable commuting.
Understanding the approach to water management and associated targets.
Water usage, water saving, targets.
Evaluation of waste management, reduction targets and other solutions/innovations.
Circular economy, targets.
Alignment of procurement policies and supply chain, including food purchasing and recognised standards.
Sustainable food, supply chain, building improvement.
Assessment of approach to land use management.
Responsible land use.

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