No! Taking the certification course or licensing a product(s) does not mean that you or your company must now transition to be 100% cruelty free.


WHAT DOES the  "CERTIFIED CRUELTY FREE approved" logo signify?

 The "Certified Cruelty Free Approved Logo" signifies that certain products being offered by your company do not originate from any living creature. You can license the "Approved" logo for your vegan products by joining our Product Licensing Program.


WHAT is the Accredited online course?

The accredited online course educates individuals and small business all about faux animal skins & fur options. The course is ideal for those related to design & textile industries. Interior designers receive 7.5 CEU hours by IDCEC.


Do i receive a badge after completing the online course?

Yes! After completing the online course and all requirements are met, the "Certified Cruelty Free" trademarked logo will be issued for your company's use on all company literature, in store use, displays, websites and social media.


How will LICENSING the logo or taking the online course BENEFIT my company or career?

  • Licensing the logo and/or taking the accredited online course is not only a moral obligation, but key to your company's growth - now and for the future.

  • The Certified Cruelty Free and Certified Cruelty Free Approved logos connect customers to businesses and corporations BOTH small and large, that have made the ethical decision to educate themselves AND/OR offer products that are not made or derived from any living creatures.

  • Consumers are more likely to buy a product that indicates it does not harm animals. Seals and logos convey trust and confidence when consumers are seeking cruelty free products.

  • Surveys strongly suggest that there is a staggering increase in the number of consumers worldwide purchasing cruelty free products vs. non cruelty free, strictly for humane reasons. Follow the leaders that are going cruelty free in your industry.  

  • The millennials focus is on saving the environment for future generations. Millennials have a strong sense of social and ethical responsibility.

  • Technology and social media are bringing profound awareness to animal abuse. Consumers are becoming more passionate about ethical choices.

  • Thousands of dogs are being tortured this second and die a horrible death in China. Their skins are sold as "dog leather" to all parts of the world.

  • Children in India work in deplorable, dangerous, toxic and deadly tanneries, all for the leather industry.  

  • Joining the Certified Cruelty Free community will connect you and your company to the growing market of 180 million conscious consumers in the United States alone.

  • will promote all Certified Cruelty Free Approved companies &  those companies and individuals who have completed the accredited online course. You will be featured on our website database, blog, e-mail newsletters and all our social media outlets. Your success in becoming a Certified Cruelty Free leader in your industry is part of our mission. We will do everything we can to help you achieve that goal.