The way we collect, grow, and use natural resources has profound implications for our living planet. Companies working with UEBT show that they are sourcing with respect for human and biodiversity.

“Sourcing” refers to how companies, often working with farmers or local communities, collect, grow or harvest ingredients from biodiversity used in their products. .

“Sourcing with respect” is defined as the UEBT Bio-Trade Standard which includes:


This International Standard is a voluntary, internationally recognized sustainability standard developed with the participation of experts, companies, local communities and non-profit organizations.

You can ensure that you are respecting the people and diversity of animals and plants on Earth by choosing products with the UEBT certification mark.