When something is certified by Ecocert, it means the product has met the strict standards set for its specific category. Ecocert is an inspection and certification body established in France in 1991 by agronomists aware of the need to develop environmentally friendly agriculture and the importance of recognizing those committed to sustainable development in production.
Product categories open for certification include natural and organic cosmetics, natural and organic home perfumes, natural cleaning products, fair trade, ecological outdoor areas, organic textiles, eco-sustainable golf course, reforestation and solidarity, organic and ecological spa, ecological and recycled textiles, climate commitment and biodiversity commitment.
Now an international network dedicated to helping people and their environment, Ecocert is affiliated in 26 countries:
- Europe: France, Germany, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey
- Africa: Burkina Faso, Madagascar, Morocco, South Africa and Tunisia
- Asia: China, India, Japan, Singapore and South Korea
- Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Peru, United States
Still very involved in promoting organic farming, Ecocert today works with French and international institutions in supporting project development. By winning the confidence of professionals and consumers, Ecocert has become a benchmark in organic certification worldwide.
In the EU, Ecocert is accredited by the Cofrac (French Accreditation Committee). In the USA, Ecocert is accredited by the USDA (US Department of Agriculture) for the National Organic Program (NOP) and in Japan, Ecocert is accredited by the MAFF (Agricultural Department) for the Japanese Agricultural Standard (JAS)
Companies voluntarily request Ecocert certification to prove:
- control and traceability throughout the supply chain.
- commitment to environmental protection.
- integrity of raw materials and ingredients.
- high standards within the specific industry, e.g., food and/or cosmetics.
True Elements® Marine Organic Skin Care is certified by Ecocert, a distinction that very few products — even those labeled as “organic” — can claim. A complete line of products that support the Active Wellness lifestyle, True Elements® skin care products are derived from various seaweeds and abundant in natural minerals that are well absorbed by skin. The entire line is formulated with a combination of ingredients that works synergistically to offer remarkable benefits. True Elements® is synonymous with skin care that is safe to use and made with organic ingredients from sustainable sources.