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Pioneering a Platinum Interior

Architecture leaders HKS find Cradle to Cradle Certified(TM) products prove beneficial for LEED v4 documentation.

Products in the PUMA InCycle collection are Cradle to Cradle Certified

The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute announced the certification of its first global apparel brand collection. Products in the PUMA InCycle collection have been awarded BASIC level certification under version 2.1 of the Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard, the first step on a continuous improvement and innovation path.

A closer look behind the walls of product transparency

-By Tish Tablan & Stacy Glass – It is not as easy as it may seem for a manufacturer to disclose to the public a complete list of all product ingredients. Manufacturers may not actually know everything that is in their products, and they need cooperation from the entire supply chain in order to inventory all the ingredients. Suppliers of chemicals, plastics and other component materials are understandably protective of their proprietary formulations, and there is little incentive for them to share their ingredients with their customers.

Green Pioneer William McDonough

McDonough’s varied worlds overlap this week in San Francisco. On Thursday at Moscone Center, he will give a concluding speech at Greenbuild, a conference with 35,000 attendees hosted by the United States Green Building Council. On Wednesday night, by contrast, he’s the subject of a fundraising tribute for his Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institution; tickets start at $1,000 and the master of ceremonies is Susan Sarandon. He will be introduced by Meryl Streep, who has known him since their days at Yale.