Change from Within

Are you passionate about your company’s potential to pursue values-driven innovation, powered by Cradle to Cradle Certified™? Learn how to drive change with the C2C Catalyst Program. 

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Be a Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Catalyst

The Catalyst Program is designed to engage and support professionals in advancing the sustainability conversation within their companies, powered by Cradle to Cradle Certified™. This program is particularly relevant for individuals and companies within the design and manufacturing sectors, as they know well what it takes to formulate, develop, and deliver quality products.  

By participating, you will:

Understand the foundations of C2C Certified Products Program, the five quality categories, and engage your thinking about how it applies and relates to your work. You’ll also have access to helpful resources, and an aligned community, to reinforce and augment your ongoing learning.

Get empowered through dialogue with experienced C2C practitioners, and scripted presentations for hosting conversations with colleagues and suppliers about Cradle to Cradle and the application of the core principles within your company and work.

Put these principles into action, whether by envisioning and engaging in action projects towards certification or optimization of existing certified products, developing your Path to Positive story, or considering new opportunities for applying these principles. The goal is to empower you to take action toward regenerative design.

Online Learning & Resources

The first step towards becoming a Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Catalyst is to complete our three-part training series. You’ll learn the fundamentals for implementing the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard and walk through the resources available to you through the Catalyst Program, such as guides, presentations and discussion prompts, and a network of aligned practitioners. With these tools in hand, you’ll be ready to connect with coworkers and members of your products’ supply chain to inform them about ways to optimize materials and products.

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Participants are self-selected and driven by the critical need to transform the making of things into a positive force for people, economy, and planet. 


Learn on your own schedule with online training modules

Infuse Cradle to Cradle thinking throughout your organizationAccelerate your efforts toward Cradle to Cradle Platinum – the Path to Positive

Access resources, like scripted slide decks for in-house sessions and insertion into public presentations

Collaborate with your peers by participating in a community of practice 

Use the Catalyst icon in printed and digital media to promote your knowledge and leadership

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Catalyst Testimonials

“Everyone in the company is busy with the normal routine of everyday. As a Catalyst, you show them and inspire them to come up with new solutions and help the company on its way to a sustainable future.”

- Huub Zegveld, Director, Van Puijenbroek Textiel

“There is not a 'one size fits all' for sustainability, trade-offs are bound to happen. It is okay to not have an optimized product right off the bat, as long as you have a continuous improvement program in place.”

- Kendra Martz, Sustainability Coordinator, Construction Specialties, Inc.

“A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes. It is a catalyst, a spark that creates extraordinary results.”

- Anonymous

Join forces with us. Be a Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Catalyst.