Architecture leaders HKS find Cradle to Cradle Certified(TM) products prove beneficial for LEED v4 documentation.
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Cradle to Cradle Certified Earns Innovation in Design Credits for SMITHGROUPJJR’s ‘Workplace of the Future’
In pursuit of LEED Platinum CI for its new Washington, DC studio, SmithGroupJJR earned an Innovation in Design (ID) Credit that demonstrates a commitment to sustainability through holistic product evaluation.
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.
-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.
I recently caught up with Bridgett Luther, the institute’s president. I’ve known Luther since her days as director of the California Department of Conservation under Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, the perch from which she was first exposed to McDonough and Cradle to Cradle.
Bridgett Luther of C2CPII gives an overview of Dan Probst of Jones Lang LaSalle thought on the benefits of C2C in the built environment.
The San Francisco Chronicle covered the November 14 Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute gala. Here’s an excerpt: About 450 guests from the business and entertainment worlds attended the fundraiser, […]
The long-anticipated third version of the Cradle to Cradle (C2C) green product standard will add a new certification level and make energy and water requirements more stringent—at the same time loosening ingredient disclosure requirements—for entry-level certification.
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.
Learn more about Cradle to Cradle through Verge@Greenbuild, Greenbuild Expo, and AIA. Support the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute at a star-studded gala with Meryl Streep and Susan Sarandon.