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 of real progress. 

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By supporting the Institute you help to start changing the way we make things. We can get away from “end of pipe” problem-solving to creating products and systems that create a world without waste, where everything is captured at end of use and made with materials that honor all systems.

- Lewis Perkins, President of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

Help the Cradle to Cradle Generation

  • Transforming products for the fashion industry
  • Transforming products for green buildings and healthy indoors
  • Transforming product packaging
  • Accelerating the Green Chemistry movement


The Changes We're Driving

  • 80% of Sales

    Shaw Industries makes 80% of its 4.5 Billion in sales with Cradle to Cradle Certified™ products.

  • Custom Inks

    Puma, formulated pigment and dies that are on sustainable positive lists which they use in their in cycle product collection and shared with other companies to openly use in their products.

  • 100% Wind Power

    Aveda was the first beauty company to manufacture its products with 100% wind power in its manufacturing facility in Minnesota

  • 9% Profit Increase

    Desso, increased profitability after their adoption of Cradle to Cradle product standards.

  • 10 Million Pounds

    IceStone has moved, since 2003, 10 million pounds of glass out of the waste stream as part of their product  design and manufacturing.

  • Design Thinking

    Steelcase, Herman Miller and Method incorporate the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard into every product they design and manufacture.

Being good is good for business

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Working with TruCost®, the Institute has established a framework for measuring the business, social, and environmental benefits of Cradle to Cradle product certification.

Your Contributions Help Fund

  • Operations and programming Initiatives for the Institute’s global efforts
  • Educational program to service design and engineering students in U.S. and Europe
  • Accelerate innovation prizes in material research
  • A healthier and safer life now and as the legacy for our children
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