Sustainability Standard from POPAI

The Sustainability Standard from POPAI is an industry specific, recognised and relevant framework for environmental excellence for suppliers in the retail display industry.

It provides a 7-stage framework empowering a company to develop internal systems, design displays sustainably, and collaborate with their value chain to improve performance.

Why you should get accredited
  • Gain recognition as an environmentally conscious organisation who operates in a cost-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.
  • Increase your environmental competitive advantage
  •  Gain public recognition of your commitment to a better future for the planet.
  • Show internal and external stakeholders that sustainability is key to your business operations.
  • Acts as a catalyst for further sustainable development
  • Encourages better environmental performance from suppliers by aligning them with your commitment.


Sustainability Standard Overview

Download an overview of the Sustainability Standard from POPAI and discover the benefits for your business.

This handy PDF download is ideal to share with your internal teams. Download now

Watch our on-demand webinar to find out more about the Sustainability Standard here.

What does it cost? 

POPAI members - £749 +VAT annually
Non-members - £1199 +VAT annually

An initial application fee of £250 will be required with the remaining balance paid prior to becoming accredited. The 12 month period starts from the date of application NOT the date of accreditation.

Ready to start your journey?

For more information, please contact or phone us on: 01455 613651.


Want to hear what Sustainability Standard accredited companies think? Check out this video and the quotes below.  

“Clients look to POPAI for guidance upon innovation and sustainability. With so much sustainability language and jargon being thrown around, it’s hard to know what’s what. It’s important for us that the clients have a source of information that is easily recognisable and that clients' trust.”- Rachel Addison, Array

Both Tag and our clients see the Standard from POPAI as a standardised way to show how companies are performing on sustainability. The accreditation is recognised by clients in the UK especially in POSM design.” Alex Hicks, TAG 

Here are some of the companies working towards or achieved the Sustainability Standard from POPAI 



[NOTE : Formally known as the POPAI Sustainability Standard or PSS]