RAL gGmbH

The awarding body for the Blue Angel ecolabel


RAL-LogoRAL gGmbH is responsible for awarding the Blue Angel. It accepts the individual applications from the respective economic sectors offering the relevant products or services and then checks their compliance with the requirements and the full provision of the verification documentation. RAL gGmbH also obtains a statement from the federal state that is home to the applicant about the company's compliance with the environmental requirements. When all basic award criteria have been fulfilled, RAL gGmbH concludes a contract on the use of the environmental label with the applicant.

Furthermore, RAL gGmbH organises and carries out the expert hearings as part of the development process for new environmental labels and the revision of existing labels. 

Address:
RAL gGmbH
Fränkische Straße 7
53229 Bonn
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)228 68895 0
Fax: +49 (0)228 68895 420
www.ral-umwelt.de

contact form

Lawyer Henning Scholtz
Head of the Environmental Label Department

Tel.: +49 (0)228 68895 140

Mr. Scholtz is responsible for new requirements and revisions of the Basic Award Criteria, as well as for the EU Ecolabel.
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Dipl-Biol. Klaudia Maniera
Tel.: +49 (0)228 68895 144
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Dr. Peter Buttner
Tel.: +49 (0)228 68895 148
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Dr. Andrea Rimkus
Tel.: +49 (0)228 68895 146
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Dr. Susanna Liebig
Tel.: +49 (0)228 68895-154
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Sabina Foht
Tel.: +49 (0)228 68895 150
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Klaudia Maniera, Dr. Peter Buttner, Dr. Andrea Rimkus and Sabina Foht are responsible for processing the applications. The employee responsible for each product group can be found in the relevant Basic Award Criteria.

Stefanie Sobisch
Tel.: +49 (0)228 68895 153
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Kerstin Wirths
Tel.: +49 (0)228 68895 152
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Stefanie Sobisch and Kerstin Wirths are responsible for general contractual work, the administration of the websites and answering general questions.