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Cradle to Cradle Certified® has gained recognition for its comprehensive quality.

Cradle to Cradle Certified® is recognized as a preferred product certification by many leading brands, organizations and sustainability standards.


Cradle to Cradle Certified products are featured in Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly Program to help make it easy for customers to discover and shop for more sustainable products. 

The Climate Pledge Friendly label enables Amazon customers to find products that have earned one or more sustainability certifications recognized by the program. To select the certifications, Amazon evaluated hundreds of external sustainability certifications and organizations that have demonstrated environmentally related sustainability benefits. 

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The City & County of San Francisco require all carpet and adhesives installed in city-funded construction projects be Cradle to Cradle Certified®. Carpet tiles must be Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver or higher, and adhesives must have a Material Health Certificate at the Bronze level or higher. More >>


Google's Healthy Materials Program includes the Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard as part of its selection criteria for products to use in its facilities. More >>


The Home Depot Eco Options program is a voluntary program that recognizes products that have less of an environmental impact than comparable products in five categories: energy efficiency, water conservation, healthy home, clean air and sustainable forestry. The program allows Home Depot to track environmental product improvements and promote environmentally preferred products to store associates and customers.

Suppliers may now use Cradle to Cradle Certified® and the Material Health Certificate from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute at an achievement level of Silver or higher in the material health category to qualify for the program. More >>


LEED has recognized Cradle to Cradle Certified® products to earn points towards LEED certification within the v4 MR credit: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization More >>


Companies that focus on sustainability and have a Cradle to Cradle Certified® product are eligible for a Rabobank Impact Loan, a business loan with a reduced interest rate. More >>


The Responsible Purchasing Network (RPN) recommends speciality and consumer disinfectants and cleaners certified Cradle to Cradle at the Silver level and above. Cradle to Cradle Certified® is one of four multi-attribute certifications recognized by RPN, an international network of buyers dedicated to socially responsible and environmentally sustainable purchasing. More >>


The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) program recognizes Cradle to Cradle Certified® products in its criteria for sustainable cleaning and sustainable procurement for higher education institutions. AASHE STARs is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.


The Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard has been recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing.

Cradle to Cradle Certified® is recommended at the highest level across seven building materials and construction product categories, including: adhesives, carpet, ceiling tiles (acoustical), fiberboard and wallboard, flooring, insulation and interior latex paint. Cradle to Cradle Certified is also recommended at the highest level for furniture. More >>


Walgreens/Boots Alliance is working to enable consumers to make informed choices by encouraging suppliers to obtain credible certifications (including third-party certifications such as EPA Safer Choice and Cradle to Cradle Certified®) and to make it easy for consumers to find these more sustainable products. More >>


Cradle to Cradle Certified® is featured in Walmart’s "Built for Better" Program, that makes it easy for customers to identify and shop for products that are built better for them and for the planet. Cradle to Cradle Certified is recognised as one of the select independent third-party certifications to distinguish products that are made without specific materials or ingredients (Built for Better - For You) and products that are designed to help reduce the impact on the planet for future generations with a focus on sustainably sourced and climate conscious products (Built for Better - For the Planet).

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WELL Building Standard

Cradle to Cradle Certified® is recognized within the WELL Building Standard in WELL Feature 26, and WELL Feature 97 via option c, which accepts “any method in USGBC's LEED v4 MR credit: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Material Ingredients, Option 1: material ingredient reporting.”