Cradle to Cradle Certified™ is recognized as a preferred product certification by many leading brands, organizations and sustainability standards.
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 >>
Through the company’s Committment to Sustainable Chemistry, Walmart encourages the use of Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver and above certification.
The Home Depot
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 >>
Amazon, as part of it's Responsible Sourcing Policy, has made a commitment to develop new features that will make it easier for customers to identify and purchase products with sustainable attributes, by making third party certifications related to safe chemistry and sustainability, including Cradle to Cradle Certified™, more prominent.
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 >>
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 >>
BREEAM-NL 2014v1.0 rewards the use of Cradle to Cradle Certified™ products in two different credits. For the credit ‘Construction Materials’, points can be earned with the significant reduction of the environmental impact of used construction materials. The credit ‘Responsible Sourcing’ awards points for the use of responsibly sourced construction materials. More >>
WELL Building Standard
City & County of San Francisco
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 >>
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 >>