MyHIJAU is Malaysia’s official green recognition scheme endorsed by the Government of Malaysia (Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water), bringing together certified products and services that meet local and international environmental standards under one single mark.

ABOUT MYHIJAU
MyHIJAU is an initiative by Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (GreenTech Malaysia) to promote the sourcing and purchasing of green products and services in Malaysia. Its aim is to encourage the adoption of environmentally friendly practices in the country, while catalysing the growth of Malaysian’s green economy.

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In tandem with the Malaysian Government’s green procurement policy and the proposed introduction of green technology tax incentives in 2015, MyHIJAU provides the essential guide for government and corporate green purchasing by registering certified products and approved service providers, through the MyHIJAU Mark and MyHIJAU Directory.

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BENEFIT OF MYHIJAU 
A product or service that is recognized with MyHijau mark will has opportunity to become source for government green procurement. MyHijau directory is available and will guide the purchaser or buyer towards certified green products and approved green services. Besides, companies purchasing MyHIJAU Mark products may be eligible for Green Investment Tax Allowance (GITA). Furthermore, new green service providers registered with MyHijau Mark may be eligible for Green Income Tax Exemption  (GITE).

BACKGROUND
MyHIJAU Milestone


Vision
Simple and clear way for consumers to distinguish genuine green products and services through the usage of a single, trusted logo, called the MyHIJAU Mark reference.
Comprehensive online platform for businesses to promote their green products and services to new markets.
A movement of Malaysians choosing to make smart, educated decisions about their shopping habits that will lead to a cleaner, greener future for all of us.
More companies seeking the proper environmental certification in order to reap the benefits of carrying the MyHIJAU Mark and being listed on the MyHIJAU Directory.

MYHIJAU MARK
MyHIJAU is Malaysia’s official green labelling scheme endorsed by the Government of Malaysia (Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water), bringing together certified green products and services that meet local and international environmental standards under one single mark.

Promote and showcase your commitment to the environment. Build trust among your customers by carrying the MyHIJAU Mark.
Denoting compliance to global environmental standards, the MyHIJAU Mark is a consolidation of regional and international green certifications.

MyHIJAU MARK GENERAL CRITERIA
For a product and services to be qualified under MyHIJAU Mark, the product and services must be deemed to:
• Minimise the degradation of the environment, or reduce greenhouse gas emissions;
• Promote health and the improvement of the environment; and
• Conserve the use of energy, water and/or other forms of natural resources, or promote the use of renewable energy, or be able to recycle waste material resources.

MYHIJAU MARK PRODUCTS CRITERIA

FeaturesGreen Product Manufacturers or Suppliers
Eligibility Criteria for ApplicantBusiness or company must be a Malaysian Registered Business or Malaysian Registered Company.
Authorised Malaysian distributor or reseller must have a Letter of Appointment/Authorization by the original product manufacturer.
Requirement for Products cialis priceMust have existing Green Label Certification or Performance Standard Compliance report from an independent certification body that meets minimum standards recognized by GreenTech Malaysia

 

MYHIJAU MARK SERVICES CRITERIA

FeaturesGreen Service Providers
Eligibility Criteria for ApplicantCompany must be a Malaysian Incorporated Company
Requirement for Service ProvidersMust be employing at least one manager/supervisor personnel with recognised professional qualifications; and
Must demonstrate green practices through written procedures or guidelines on environmental management

 

Type of Green Label Certification accepted:

 

Details on type of Green Label Certification:

1. Green Label Certification (ISO 14024 Type I Eco-Labels)
– Voluntary
– Third-party certification
– Multiple-criteria (based on life cycle considerations)



2. Green Label Certification (ISO 14025 Type III Eco-Labels)
– Voluntary
– Third-party certification
– Present quantified environmental information
– Primarily intended for business to business communication


 

3. Green Label Certification – Other Type-I Like VSS

 

UNITING GREEN CERTIFICATION UNDER ONE SINGLE MARK 
In view of the many green labels on the market, MyHIJAU Mark is launched with a mission to bring together all the products and services that are already certified by varies green label scheme that meet local and international environmental standard under one single mark.