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3rd Safer Consumer Products Summit: National Policy Outlook

CEO Ken Alston will be a panelist at the 3rd Safer Consumer Products Summit on September 19th in Washington, D.C. He will be discussing the topic “Corporate Edict Acting as a New Regulatory Curve.” The subsequent panel on “Regulations- A signal of design failure: Cradle to Cradle Success Stories” will feature panelists from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, and MBDC clients Method and Shaw Industries.

The best tools for using healthier materials in your products

This article is the second in a three-part series exploring the challenges manufacturers face to design healthier products and the resources available to help them avoid chemicals of concern. Each post will focus one of the three phases in the Cradle to Cradle framework: inventory, assessment and optimization.


Benefits of the Certification Process Integration of an eco-effective vision that provides differentiation from competitors and enhancement of brand value and reputation External verification of a product’s design for future […]

Ingredients for a Healthy Business

–By Tish Tablan- Recent commitments by major consumer brands will hopefully have a ripple effect in their industries and inspire more companies to follow suit. These formulation improvements can be critical for businesses to win over customers in a climate where environmental and consumer advocacy groups are becoming more vocal about seeing these changes happen.

Safer Consumer Products Summit 2012

San Jose, CA: Jay Bolus is a featured speaker at the Safer Consumer Products Summit 2012. The pre-Summit Forum “Innovating for Safer/Greener Products” will coalesce strategies from manufacturers, brand owners and chemical
companies—both global names and start-ups. The Forum will also explore new opportunities for suppliers of alternative materials and chemicals and LCA and toxicology solution providers.