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Product Name
 
12345 - ABCD    
COMPANY NAME
123 Main Street Phone: 888-123-4567
City, ST ZIPCODE Fax: 123-456-7890
Country email: contactemail@domain.com
    www.companyurl.com
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Credit Subtotals:
 
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category

section

188/188
Inputs
40
Extraction Impact*
10
 
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little or no impact
10
 
-
reversible, but noticeable impact
5
Total % recycled or re-used material (by weight)*
10
 
-
0.10 credit per 1% of post-consumer content
0-10
 
-
0.075 credit per 1% of post-industrial content
0-8
  * These two categories are weighted together for a total of 20 credits.
Renewable Resources
10
 
-
0.10 credit per 1% renewable resource content by weight
0-10
Uses Toxic or Carcinogenic Materials/Chemicals
10
 
-
no
10
 
-
taken steps to reduce use of toxic materials
1
Outputs
30
EPA Standards
10
 
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no outputs regulated by EPA
10
 
-
emissions are < 50% of EPA-allowable
6
 
-
meets EPA standards for regulated outputs
3
Re-sourcing Waste Products (input for another product)
10
 
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0.10 credit per 1% of total outputs by weight that are sold/exported out for use as input for another product
0-10
On-Site Waste Treatment
10
 
-
Uses on-site system or device for treating waste products (other than water) such as methane digestion, tower scrubbers, reed beds, marsh treatment, etc.
10
Water
10
Water Conservation
5
 
-
0.10 credit per 1% reduction, up to 5 credits (50% red.)
0-5
Waste Water Handling
5
 
-
Uses constructed wetlands or similar on-site treatment process
5
Energy
18
Green Energy Provider
2
 
-
yes
2
On-Site Renewable Energy Source for Manufacturing Facility
12
 
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0.10 credit per 1% offset of energy demand due to sustainable on-site energy source, up to 12 credits (120% offset)
0-12
Energy Conservation
6
 
-
0.10 credit per 1% reduction in energy use, up to 6 credits (60%)
0-6
Gas Emissions
16
Greenhouse Gas Emission
8
 
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no GG emissions
8
 
-
steps taken to reduce emission of GG emissions : 0.05 credits per 1% reduction, up to 3 credits (60% red.)
0-3
Ozone Depleting Gases
8
 
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no ozone-depleting gases used or emitted
8
 
-
steps taken to reduce use/emission of ozone-depleting gases : 0.05 credits per 1% reduction, up to 3 credits (60% red.)
0-3
Packaging
10
Quantity of Packaging by Volume
3
 
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< 5% of purchased product volume
3
 
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6-10% of purchased product volume
2
 
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11-20% of purchased product volume
1
Recycled Content
3
 
-
0.033 credit per 1% post-consumer content
0-3
 
-
0.025 credit per 1% postindustrial content
0-3
Collection and Return of Packaging for Re-Use
2
 
-
yes
2
Steps Taken to Reduce Packaging
2
 
-
yes
2
Transportation
14
Average Distance from Supply to Manufacture
4
 
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< 50 miles
4
 
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51-100 miles
3
 
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101-500 miles
2
 
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501-1000 miles
1
Average Distance from Manufacture to Distribution
4
 
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< 50 miles
4
 
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51-100 miles
3
 
-
101-500 miles
2
 
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501-1000 miles
1
Mode of Transport
4
 
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none or largest distance traveled is <15 miles
4
 
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75-100% by rail
3
 
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50-74% by rail
2
Steps Taken to Reduce Environmental Impact of Transport.
2
 
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yes
2
Chain of Custody
50
Supplier Information Disclosure
50
 
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0.05 credit per 1% of suppliers of whom the GBP Product Questionnaire has been requested by the manufacturer
0-5
 
-
0.25 credit per 1% of suppliers who have completed the GBP Product Questionnaire
0-25
 
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0.50 credit per 1% of suppliers whose claims made on the GBP Product Questionnaire have been certified by an independent agency
1-50
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Credit Subtotals:
 
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category

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30/30
Installation
5
Embodied Energy
1
 
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no machinery required
1
Toxic Materials
4
 
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no toxic or carcinogenic materials required
4
Use & Maintenance
7
Embodied Energy
2
 
-
no machinery required
2
Toxic Materials
5
 
-
no toxic or carcinogenic materials required
5
Off-gassing
6
Off-gassing during installation
2
 
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none
2
   
Off-gassing during use
2
 
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none
2
   
Off-gassing during maintenance
2
 
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none
2
   
Energy / Resource Consumption
6
  Designed for Conservation
6
   
 
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no energy or resource consumption
6
 
-
less than average for product type (when on full power, if multiple settings exist)
4
 
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optional low-energy or -resource setting (other than Off) available at which consumption is reduced by 1/2
2
Durability & Performance
6
Life Expectancy of Product
3
 
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> 50 years or 100% biodegradable after product renewal
3
 
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30-49 years
2
 
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20-29 years
1
Product Performance Over Time
2
 
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no diminution of performance over time
2
Product Repair or Warranty *
1
 
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product comes with lifetime warranty for repair and/or replacement
1
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Credit Subtotals:
 
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category

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40/40
Product Reclamation Program
10
 
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yes
10
10
Product Reincarnation
30
Re-Use of Product and/or Parts *
12
 
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0.12 credit per 1% reusable content (by wt.)
0-12
Recyclability of Product and/or Parts *
8
 
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0.08 credit per 1% recyclable content (by wt.)
0-8
Biodegradability of Product and/or Parts *
10
 
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0.10 credit per 1% non-toxic compostable content (by wt.)
0-10
 
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0.075 credit per 1% non-toxic biodegradable, non-compostable content (by wt.)
0-8
  * these three categories weighted together for a total of 30 credits.
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Credit Subtotals:
 
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category

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66/66
Occupational Health and Safety
4
Policy and Claims
2
 
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has written policy and regular monitoring of worker health and safety; documentation of these is available to the public
2
OSHA Standards
2
 
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exceeds OSHA standards in all facilities
2
 
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meets OSHA standards in all facilities regardless of required health and safety standard
1
Company Environmental Policy
12
Environmental Education/Training
2
 
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takes an active role in environmental awareness through one or both of the following:
0-2
   
   
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provides seminars, workshops, etc. for employees to educate and involve them in company's environmental policies and goals.
+ 1
-
sponsors newsletters, seminars, etc. for the general public to educate them on environmental issues
+ 1
     
Environmental Policy & Claims
4
 
-
has written environmental policy and documentation of environmental claims made in this form, both available to the public, in the following categories:
0-4
 
-
production and manufacture
+ 1
-
installation, use and maintenance
+ 1
-
end of product life
+ 1
-
social
+ 1
 
Environmental Goals
4
 
-
has set written environmental goals, available to the public, in the following categories:
0-4
 
-
production and manufacture
+ 1
-
installation, use and maintenance
+ 1
-
end of product life
+ 1
-
social
+ 1
Disclosure of Information
2
 
-
all information requested has been disclosed
2
Wage Equity
4
"Living wage" policy
2
 
-
has written policy in place regarding "living wages" and its documentation is available to the public.
2
 
-
has set goals regarding living wages and these goals are available to the public
1
CEO (or highest paid employee) salary is < 10x lowest wage
2
Gender Equality
4
Policy & Goals
2
 
-
has a written policy supporting gender equality within the company community; documentation of this policy is available to public.
2
 
-
has set goals towards gender equality within the company, which are available to the public
1
Leadership
2
 
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support for females in leadership positions shown through one or both of the following:
0-2
   
   
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at least 50% of Board of Directors is female
+ 1
-
at least 50% of top management is female
+ 1
     
Diversity
4
Diversity Issues
4
 
-
has taken one or more of the following steps in addressing minority representation/opportunity issues within the company:
4
 
-
has identified the relevent issues/areas for improvement
+ 1
-
has written policy regarding diversity-related issues, which is available to the public
+ 1
-
has set plans/programs to redress minority representation/ opportunity
+ 1
-
has documented improvement or progress toward set goals, available to the public
+ 1
1
Employee Benefits
4
 
-
0.0025 credit per percent of employees covered per benefit
0-4
    Benefits Listed:      
   
Full health insurance Skills training
Mat./Pat. leave Retraining
Retirement Sabbatical
Paid vacation Education
Job-sharing Flex hours
Child care Fitness
Paid sick leave Severance options
Stock options Transportation/carpool
 
Corporate Generosity
4
Community Reinvestment
2
 
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> 5% of net pre-tax earnings donated to community groups/programs
2
 
-
1-5% of net pre-tax earnings donated to community groups/programs
1
Charitable Giving
2
 
-
> 5% of net pre-tax earnings donated to charity organizations
2
 
-
1-5% of net pre-tax earnings donated to charity organizations
1

Social Chain of Custody

30
Supplier Information Disclosure
30
 
-
0.05 credit per 1% of suppliers of whom the GBP Supplier Questionnaire has been requested by the manufacturer
0-5
 
-
0.15 credit per 1% of suppliers who have completed the GBP Supplier Questionnaire
0-15
 
-
0.30 credit per 1% of suppliers whose claims made on the GBP Supplier Questionnaire have been certified by an independent agency
0-30
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Credit Subtotals:
 
criteria
category

section

20/20
Certification by Independent Certification Agencies
6
Company certifications
2
 
-
(list certifications)
2
   
Product certifications
2
 
-
(list certification)
2
   
LEED Building Certification
2
 
-
(list building name and rating received, link to case studies)
2
   
Testing by Authorized Testing Agencies
4
Product testing
1
 
-
tested and approved (list testing agency/agencies)
1
   
Product testing for cruelty-free rating
1
 
-
tested and approved (list testing agency/agencies)
1
   
Animals or animal by-products used in any product or process (including testing)
1
 
-
none
1
   
Test results available to the public
1
 
-
yes (list contact info.)
1
   
Sustainable Achievement Award
10
Improvement in Green Building Pages Evaluation
10
 
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>25% more GBP credits overall than last year
10
 
-
25% more GBP credits overall than last year
8
 
-
10% more GBP credits overall than last year
6
 
-
5% more GBP credits overall than last year
4
 
-
1-4% more GBP credits overall than last year
1
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Total Green Building Pages Credits
344/344
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