There are five Levels within the Green Dragon Environmental Standard®.
Level 1: Commitment to Environmental Management
Level 2: Understanding environmental responsibilities
Level 3: Managing environmental impacts
Level 4: Environmental Management Programme
Level 5: Continual environmental improvement
To realise continual environmental improvement, each step each incorporates the key elements of:
- taking action
- checking progress
- reviewing achievements
Organisations can choose the level that is appropriate to the nature and scale of their activities and on achieving any level will receive a Certificate.
Levels 2-5 will be entitled to use the Green Dragon Logo on their corporate literature.
Levels 3-5 are eligible to purchase the Green Dragon Environmental Standard® Plaque.