Environmental label of type I.
The eco-labels are granted by an independent third party, which acts as certifying entity. This system complies with the specific requirements of the ISO 14024 standard.
In the boundary of the Generalitat de Catalunya, the competent body for the granting of ecological labels type I is the General Directorate of Environmental Quality of the Department of Environment and Housing. Specifically, it has competence in the granting of the Environmental Quality Guarantee Label and the European Union Eco-label.