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2014-07-29 08:36:06

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarkett, a global leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, recently hosted Dr. Michael Braungart, scientific director and founder of the Environmental Protection & Encouragement Agency (EPEA) and co-founder of Cradle to Cradle(®[1]) (C2C(®)) design framework, for a seminar during the NeoCon Design Expo and Conference in Chicago. The conference, which was attended by several leading...

2014-07-09 12:22:38

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Economic Forum (the Forum) has announced the appointment of globally recognized designer, author, and thought leader William McDonough as Chair of the Forum's Meta-Council on the Circular Economy. The newly formed Council represents the Forum's multi-sector initiative to accelerate business-driven innovation to scale the circular economy. As stated in the charge to McDonough: "The Meta-Council on the Circular Economy, which...

2014-06-17 08:21:11

Wins National Award for Demonstrating Good Design is Good Business CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- William McDonough + Partners is pleased to announce that Sustainability Base, the facility it designed for the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, has been named a Good Design is Good Business award winner by Architectural Record magazine. For 17 years, the magazine has honored a select group of projects whose intentions and results prove the...

2014-06-04 12:23:27

Trucost measures the business, environmental and social value of Cradle to Cradle certification by 10 early adopters. SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute today released the report "Impacts of the Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Program" with Trucost, the world's foremost environmental data and research company. The study assesses the business, environmental and social impacts for 10 companies and certified products and...

2014-05-12 08:25:04

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute announced today that the Schmidt Family Foundation will match dollar-for-dollar donations to the Institute for up to $125,000 if received by June 13. This new donor-match initiative aims to ignite innovation in product development toward a safer and healthier world. "Since we established our foundation in 2006, we have worked to advance the wiser use of energy and natural resources. As part...

2014-04-09 08:23:54

SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcoa Foundation has awarded a grant to the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute to develop a new web-based education program for product designers. Available starting June 9, the course will challenge participants to explore and apply design strategies to ensure that the materials that go into each product can return safely to industry or nature at a product's end of life. "This simple idea is central to working in partnership...

2014-04-01 04:20:06

WAALWIJK, Netherlands, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to making a positive impact on health and wellbeing and the environment, Desso, the global carpets, carpet tiles and sports pitches company, today announced its participation in 'Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear'. The initiative aims to remove waste, in particular fishing nets, for the purpose of creating healthier seas and recycling marine litter into ECONYL(R) yarn used for new...

2014-03-04 12:27:53

PLANT MODELS A CLEAN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION IN CHICAGO'S SOUTH SIDE CHICAGO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmentally conscious cleaning products company Method is presenting the details of its new state-of-the-art production facility in Chicago's historic Pullman community. The design, by William McDonough + Partners, is unveiled today at an event in Chicago with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The development marks the company's first U.S.-based production facility and will showcase the company's...

2014-02-12 08:23:17

Institute Launches New Product Registry and Scorecard SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute has announced significant milestones in 2014 following its largest year since the non-profit launched in 2010. Three new board members and 10 international assessors have joined the movement, in addition to a new Product Registry that increases transparency and usability. Cradle to Cradle certification promotes healthier building products, in...

2014-02-10 12:26:50

WAALWIJK, The Netherlands, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Desso, the global carpets, carpet tiles and sports pitches company announced that it has signed a letter of intent to enter into a joint venture with Masland Contract, a division of The Dixie Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXYN), a US floor coverings company. The intent is to build a comprehensive floor covering offering for the Hospitality market in the United States and international distribution. Having signed the...


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