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Labeling for Legitimacy: Certifications for Natural and Organic Personal Care

By: Darrin C. Duber-Smith
Posted: November 18, 2013, from the December 2013 issue of GCI Magazine.

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References

  1. www.ams.usda.gov/nop
  2. www.oasisseal.org
  3. www.cosmos-standard.org
  4. www.bdih.de
  5. www.cosmebio.org
  6. www.ecocert.com/en/natural-and-organic-cosmetics
  7. www.icea.info
  8. www.aiab.it
  9. www.soilassociation.org
  10. www.ela-aisbl.org
  11. www.ecogarantie.com
  12. www.natrue.org
  13. www.nasaa.com.au
  14. www.bfa.com.au
  15. www.ibd.com.br

All websites accessed on June 25, 2013

Darrin C. Duber-Smith, MS, MBA, is president of Green Marketing, Inc. He has more than 25 years of expertise in marketing and management, including with natural, organic and green/sustainable products. He is a cofounder of the Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability, and he has published more than 70 articles. Duber-Smith also is a marketing professor at the Metropolitan State University of Denver School of Business and an affiliate marketing professor at the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado-Boulder. He received the Wall Street Journal’s In-Education Distinguished Professor Award in 2009, the 2012 School of Business Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence, and is author of Cengage Learning’s “KnowNow! Marketing” blog. dubersmith@greenmarketing.net, ddubersm@msudenver.edu