About the Brand
Green America Seal of Approval - Gold Level
Green America, formerly Co-op America, is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to harnessing the economic power of consumers, investors and businesses to promote social justice and environmental sustainability. Green America's Seal of Approval assures you that the business behind this product operates in ways that solve, rather than cause, both environmental and social problems. The certification program recognizes businesses as they make greater progress by awarding Bronze, Silver, and Gold levels of the Seal of Approval. These businesses adopt principles, policies, and practices that improve the quality of life for their customers, their employees, communities, and the environment. Pioneering businesses who show leadership in their industry and embed social responsibility into the DNA of their company earn Gold level certification. For more information, visit www.greenamerica.org
Fair Trade Tea Certification
Product environmental rating indicating whether this product is Fair Trade Certified. The Fair Trade Certified™ Label guarantees consumers that strict economic, social and environmental criteria were met in the production and trade of an agricultural product. Fair Trade Certification is currently available in the U.S. for coffee, tea and herbs, cocoa and chocolate, fresh fruit, flowers, sugar, rice, and vanilla. TransFair USA licenses companies to display the Fair Trade Certified label on products that meet strict international Fair Trade standards. www.fairtradeusa.org
Organic Tea Certification
Product environmental rating indicating whether this product is USDA Organic. Indicates that this product is produced using organic methods or made with organic ingredients. Organic farming systems rely on ecologically based practices such as cultural and biological pest management, exclusion of all synthetic chemicals, antibiotics, and hormones in crop and livestock production. Certification is conducted by entities that have been approved by the US Department of Agriculture, using national standards that define organic production.
Certified B Corporations are a new type of corporation which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Corps are unlike traditional businesses because they (1) meet comprehensive and transparent performance standards considering: governance, employees, consumers, the community, and environment; and (2) meet higher legal accountability standards. B Lab is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a community of Certified B Corporations to make it easier for all of us to tell the difference between "good companies" and just good marketing. By enabling consumers, investors, potential employees, and policy makers to support these high-impact companies we can make sure that these businesses can scale - along with their impact. www.bcorporation.net