A robust ecolabel or certification makes sure that social and environmental issues are found and solved. However, banning bad practices does not necessarily lead to positive change. To avoid a situation where restricted behaviors are replaced with those that are even worse, we need to guide the industry toward safer, fairer alternatives.

This text is part of our latest report, Impacts and Insights: Navigating the Sustainable IT Revolution – The critical role of independent verification. The report helps buyers worldwide accurately verify social and environmental aspects of their purchases.