Catalyst in Action: The Bark House Journey on the Path to Platinum
Chris McCurry, Co-Founder of The Bark House, shared the company's story as a Catalyst for positive impact, and how they achieved the world's first Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Platinum level certification.
The Bark House® handcrafts stunning wall coverings for interior and exterior design solutions. Ideal for architects, green home builders, commercial developers and luxury home buyers alike. Made from recycled tree bark, their products express our rich heritage of artisanal craftsmanship and form an authentic connection between nature, individuals, and the built environment – both residential and commercial.
Co-Founder of The Bark House at Highland Craftsmen, Inc.
Chris is a business and social entrepreneur whose true passion is Systems Theory with the goal of elucidating sustainable principles that can be applied in all areas of life. McCurry’s focus on “wholistic” approaches that consider the interaction between human and environment is evident in her work with Bark House® design, in staff or community development, and in creating new processes. Chris is the co-author of Bark House Style: Sustainable Designs from Nature, published by Gibbs Smith. She is the company’s visionary who has had the responsibility to manifest what others have considered impossible.