Global GreenTagCertTM GreenRate™ product certification - updated
BlueScope’s XLERPLATE® steel, Welded Beams and Columns, and COLORBOND® steel for roofing and walling (XRW)1 at select base metal thicknesses (BMTs)2 are certified under the Global GreenTagCertTM GreenRate™ certification, achieving the highest rating, ‘Level A’.
GreenRate™ is a robust and comprehensive third-party verified ecolabelling program aligned with the ISO 14024 standard for environmental labels and declarations. To obtain GreenRate™ certification, the relevant BlueScope products were evaluated against a range of sustainability attributes, including in relation to toxicity of materials and availability of environmental footprints (water and greenhouse gas emissions). BlueScope’s environmental and social responsibility performance was also evaluated across a range of criteria, including in relation to environmental management systems and ethical labour.
GreenRate™ certification is recognised by the Green Building Council of Australia and the Infrastructure Sustainability Council. Specifying products with GreenRate™ can be a fast, cost-effective means for projects to earn points under their respective tools, Green Star and Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) Rating.
- Excludes all other COLORBOND® steel products, such as COLORBOND® steel in a Metallic finish (MET), COLORBOND® Coolmax® steel, COLORBOND® Ultra steel, COLORBOND® Intramax® steel and COLORBOND® steel for garage doors, fencing, patios and pergolas and insulated panels.
- BMTs available: 0.30mm, 0.35mm, 0.40mm, 0.42mm, 0.45mm, 0.48mm, 0.55mm, 0.60mm, 0.70mm, 0.75mm, 1.0mm
For more information:
- Visit the Global GreenTagCertTM website.
- Read our article - Learn more about how BlueScope products can assist in gaining credits for green building rating tools.