There is a new flag waver in the IPM world: NPMA QualityPro Green. This program has the opportunity to extend the reach of the green movement into a place of respectability in the industry. It could also end up being a whitewash of poor practices.
Companies are now acquiring the NPMA QP Green certification at a very quick pace, but there are questions about the quality of QualityPro Green due to the ease in acquiring the certification and the organizations (both NPMA and PCOC) that jointly administer and own the certification. There is no outside audit done of certification holders. It is rather an after-thought.
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