Natural cleaning products
Manufactures ecologically sound cleaning products from plant based and mineral ingredients. Acquired US based Method in 2012. Both companies have roots in the use of plant based and sustainable ingredients as well as innovative packaging. Distribution will now cover Europe, US, Asia and Australia.
|Ecover Belgium NV||BEL||website|
|Ecover Belgium NV|
This company received a score of 12 out of a possible total of 12 in the WWF Palm Oil Buyers' Scorecard 2013. This report measures if major retailers and consumer goods manufacturers are acting responsibly in terms of palm oil use and sourcing.
[Source 2013][More on Palm Oil]
Ethical Consumer has ranked companies' practices and policies in relation to their palm oil sourcing for the Rainforest Foundation/Ethical Consumer palm oil campaign. This company received a 'green' rating.
[Source 2016][More on Palm Oil]
A group of 17 NGOs including Friends of the Earth and the Organic Consumers Association are calling on Ecover to cancel plans to use oils and other ingredients derived from synthetic biology, a new and unregulated set of genetic engineering techniques. In May 2014 Ecover announced it would switch to using oils produced by synthetic biology company Solazyme Inc via synthetically engineered algae which feed on sugar.
[Source 2014][More on Genetic Engineering]
Five Ecover products are certified by Cradle to Cradle, a multi-attribute eco-label that assesses a product's safety to humans and the environment and design for future life cycles.
[Source 2013][More on Eco-Certification]
Ecover is a Green Futures Partner in the Forum for the Future, an independent non-profit who works globally with business and government to inspire new thinking, build creative partnerships and develop practical solutions to create a more sustainable future.
[Source 2011][More on Eco-Certification]
|Company Structure||Private company|
|Subsidiaries||Method Products Inc|
|Address||Malle, Antwerpen, Belgium|