FlorEcuador is the environmental partner certified by Expoflores. It strives to reach the fulfillment of social and environmental standards and compliance for flower farms in Ecuador. FlorEcuador aims to elevate social and environmental awareness and responsibility in the Ecuadorian floriculture industry. The Flor Ecuador program is based on the efficient use of resources and energy, the rational use of pesticides and other chemicals, the prevention of contaminants, and the improved safety and working conditions of Ecuadorian laborers.
FlorEcuador Certified was founded in 2005 as a social and environmental ecolabel representing the growing floral industry and exports of flowers from Ecuador. To earn certification Ecuadorian flower farms must follow strict guidelines and standards which impact social, environmental, and economical sustainability.
- Social Impact
- Environmentally Friendly
- Renewable Resources such as water.
- Reduced use of fertilizers and pesticides.
- Workers Rights.
- Sustainable floriculture.
Certification is awarded by third party bodies: Bureau Veritas, SGS, ICEA Ecuador y CERES Ecuador. FlorEcuador certified flowers represent an independent social and environmental standard for the flower industry. The certification process includes reviewing farm documentation, inspecting flower farms, interviewing workers, and reviewing ecosystem lab tests results.