Environmental policy is an important component of any national policy, which aims to create conditions for balanced and sustainable development of environment, society and economy.

Basic principles (strategy) of environmental policy of Ukraine were approved by the Law of Ukraine in 2010.

The environmental policy of Ukraine is aimed at stabilization and improvement of the environment through the integration of environmental policy in the economic and social development to ensure environmental safety for people, the introduction of environmentally balanced system of resource use and conservation of natural ecosystems.

Ecolabeling is one of the market instruments for achieving the goals of state environmental policy, in particular regarding the formation of environmental values and principles of sustainable consumption and production and greening the economy at the sectoral level.