Company by company, product by product, the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute is changing the way we make things.

It’s a vision, a set of principles, a market-proven standard. It’s critical to the next industrial revolution that’s already underway. Your role in this movement begins, as it did for us, when you say yes.

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Product innovators, sustainability practitioners and professionals looking to drive positive impact and learn best practices now have the opportunity to participate in the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Catalyst program, free of charge!


What We Do

Our Product Standard guides designers and manufacturers to make products in fundamentally BETTER ways.

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How We Do It

We train qualified consulting organizations who assess products against the requirements of our standard. We verify what assessors find out about the achievements of designers and manufacturers. We celebrate these product innovations and invite others to join the next industrial revolution.

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Innovation Highlights

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Accoya Wood

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Mecho Systems

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Why Support

Help us accelerate the next industrial revolution. It’s already underway and needs to scale. Your support helps us increase our capacity to effect change, and share the good news.

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