Apply with your
sustainable products

The Towards Sustainability label helps all types of retail and institutional investors looking for more sustainable savings and investment solutions. Which in its turn encourages financial institutions to offer a diverse and high quality range of sustainable products. Ready to apply with your sustainable products?

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Application journey


You send us a complete application file before the cycle's deadline.


The Verifier checks the completeness of your file.


The Verifier performs an in-depth analysis of your application.
If necessary, you are contacted to provide additional clarifications.


The Verifier sends its assessment report to the CLA where it is discussed by the Eligibility Commission.
The Eligibility Commission sends its advice about whether the product should be awarded the label, to the Board of Directors.


The Board of Directors decides to award the label or not.


You are informed about the decision.

Application package

The application package consists of:

  • A document about the application and verification procedure, and the fee structure
  • The application letter, including a list of required documents
  • The conformity matrix, that should be completed for all products
  • The base text of the Quality Standard and additional technical information
  • The optional signatory commitment letter

Awarding cycles 2022

Labels will be awarded four times per year and are valid for one year. Labels are typically awarded 3 months after the application deadline.

01Jan 22

Deadline for initial applications and for renewal of existing labels

31Mar 22

Deadline for initial applications

30Sep 22

Deadline for initial applications

31Dec 22

Deadline for initial applications and renewals


* You will receive the application package after the CLA has treated your demand.