Global GreenTag appoints Australia & New Zealand CEO

Global GreenTag International appoints Australia & New Zealand head.

Global GreenTag International has appointed Brett Hazlett to the new position of CEO – Global GreenTag Australia & New Zealand.

Hazlett has worked in the green building space for more than a decade as a champion for sustainable product manufacturers.

Hazlett was with Global GreenTag when the Global GreenTag Product Certification Standard was launched in 2011, and since 2008, he has also managed verified product assessment accounts for Ecospecifier Global, working with manufacturers throughout Australasia, Asia and UAE.

He has helped manufacturers around the world to plan and implement third party assessment pathways for their sustainable product lines.

Particularly for green building products that comply with building rating tools and programs, focused upon reducing environmental footprint and creating safer and healthier environments for people to live and work in.

Mary-Lou Kelly, managing director of Global GreenTag International said “The company is expanding fast into new countries and we are very pleased to promote Brett into this new position – he is perfect for the role.”

“Brett understands the landscape well in terms of the needs of manufacturers whose products are ready to undergo the certification pathway, and he has some great ideas on where to help lead and grow the company in Australia and New Zealand in the next few years.

“Myself and David Baggs, CEO and program director of Global GreenTag International are thrilled that Brett has taken up this position. We both have absolute trust in his experience and abilities.”

Global GreenTag certifications, declarations and verifications take deep scientific health and sustainability assessments and turn them into intuitive product ratings and reports to simplify the A&D and Construction sectors’ green product decisions.

Global GreenTag International is an internationally recognised Type 1 (third party) ecolabelling, product certification, environmental product declaration (EPD) and product health declaration (PhD) program operator based in Australia, but with offices and representation also in South Africa, mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia and the Americas (Canada, USA and Latin America).

Global GreenTag programs are formally recognised in WELL, BREEAM International, EarthCheck, Green Star, LOTUS and the Malaysian Government’s MyHIJAU program and compliant with credit requirements in LEED (PhDs and EPDs), and BREEAM (EPDs).

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