A) Products with the highest level of overall sustainability performance on the market. This typically shows excellence in all three assessment levels.: products features, manufacturing processes and company management.
B) Products with a high level of overall sustainability performance. This typically reflects product environmental features above the market average, often together with limited impacts in manufacturing and commitment in company management.
C) Products with average overall sustainability performance, commonly reflecting standard products features, often combined with average practices in manufacturing and company management.
D) Products with overall sustainability performance lower than the market average. This usually indicates that improvements can be made in product features, but also in manufacturing processes and/or company management.
E) Products fulfilling at least all minimum legal requirements and sold by companies committed to the SOFEA rating system.