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PurView Platform

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UL’s PurViewSM Platform provides retailers with a comprehensive, customizable system that enables data collection across the supply chain, analyzes components, and evaluates products, ingredients and raw materials against custom sustainability or performance attributes. It facilitates smarter purchasing decisions about the sourcing of materials, ingredients, and products.

What Is Evaluated?

Focus Impacts
  • Chemicals
  • Materials
  • Products
  • Companies
    • Ecological health
    • Human health
    • Social responsibility
    • Materials efficiency
    • Energy use


PurViewSM (formerly known as the UL Supply Chain Transparency Platform) is a customizable cloud-based software platform provided by UL I&I and enabled by GoodGuide. It can be configured for various sustainability criteria and retailer-specific data, allowing custom performance assessments of companies or products, or can simply use GoodGuide’s established sustainability ratings.

Once customized, PurViewSM provides retailers with tools for data collection, management, sharing and decision support – including raw materials, product attributes, supplier policies and performance criteria.

GoodGuide helps consumers identify safe, healthy and socially responsible products and companies by collecting and analyzing publicly available, detailed product information on personal care, household, food, and children’s products. GoodGuide makes information about these products accessible at the point of purchase, through its web and mobile applications.


Requirements vary depending on the tools used.


PurViewSM can be charged as a per-user license or an enterprise-wide license, and optional services including consulting are available. Contact UL for further cost information.

Examples of Retailers That Use It


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