Get on the Path

What’s in your product? What’s next after its use? What resources does it take to make? Start answering these key questions and get on the path towards reaching 21st century definitions of quality and value.

Get Cradle to Cradle Certified™

The Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard—administered by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute—provides a continuous improvement pathway toward the development of quality products. 

  • Products are assessed across five quality categories 
  • Product certification is awarded at five levels
  • Continuous improvement platform
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Get a Material Health Certificate

A new offering—the Material Health Certificate—will provide manufacturers with a trusted way to communicate their efforts to identify and replace chemicals of concern in their products.

  • The requirements for the Material Health Certificate are identical to those of Section 3, Material Health of the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard, Version 3.0
  • Assessments are conducted by Accredited Assessment Bodies that have been trained and audited by the Institute
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  • Resource Library

    Find all the details you need to get on the right path to Cradle to Cradle Certification.

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  • Being good is good for business

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

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  • Ready to get started?

    Qualified consulting and engineering firms are trained and accredited by the Institute to work with product manufacturers and their suppliers to assess product quality using the methodologies set down in the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ product Standard.

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