LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the world’s most widely used green building rating system. It is available for virtually all building types. The LEED framework is designed to create healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings. LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability and managed by the United States Green Building Council.
EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiency) Is an innovation by the IFC and was made to cater towards particular demographics in third world countries. EDGE makes it faster, easier and more affordable than ever before to build and brand green. EDGE reveals the systems and solutions that work best for your climate, bringing international caché to your certified project without losing the local context at a cost effective budget.
The Green Globe certification standard is a structured assessment of the sustainability performance of travel and tourism businesses and their supply chain partners. Businesses can monitor improvements and document achievements leading to certification of their enterprises’ sustainable operation and management.
M&S Plan A
M&S Plan A was launched in 2007 by Marks & Spencer and was made as a means of meeting the growing demand for a sustainable framework within the apparel industry. It is a business plan, designed to equip entities with the means to achieve success in a resource constrained world.