Earning the Certified Professional Product Steward® (CPPS®) credential demonstrates your knowledge and expertise essential to the best practice of product stewardship as well as your commitment to professional development and a code of ethics.

The CPPS is administered by the Board for Global EHS Credentialing (BGC). More information on the requirements for applying for the credential can be found on BGC's website.

Why Get Certified?

Professional certifications like the Certified Professional Product Steward can provide tangible benefits for both professionals and employers:

For Professionals

  • Validate your expertise in product stewardship
  • Enhance your professional credibility
  • Elevate your status in the profession
  • Gain a competitive edge in the job market

For Employers

  • Build a team of highly qualified professionals
  • Ensure your team is up to date on best practices
  • Recruit top talent to your team
  • Strengthen your organization's reputation and brand

CPPS Infographics

Get started on preparing to earn the new credential with these handy infographics.


For questions about earning the CPPS, contact BGC at applications@goBGC.org.