The Certification Standards Board (CSB) is the decision-making body responsible for maintenance and revision of the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard, and adjudicating appeals related to product certification, as necessary. The CSB is composed of industry leaders from Cradle to Cradle certification holder companies, Cradle to Cradle Certified assessors, and topical experts, and is chaired by the Institute's Vice President of Science and Certification. CSB members are appointed by the C2CPII Board of Directors.
Chief Sustainability Officer, C&A Global
Jeffrey Hogue is the Chief Sustainability Officer of C&A Global. In this role, he is responsibility for heading up the
global development, coordination and delivery of C&A’s sustainability strategy worldwide, therefore, helping to
drive C&A towards even greater responsibility and transparency.
Hogue, in his function, supports C&A as it moves away from a “take, make, waste” linear model to a circular one;
that keeps resources in use for as long as possible. Today, the brand is widely recognised as the world’s largest
user of organic cotton and the third largest buyer of sustainable cotton. He serves as a board member for C&A
Foundation, Textile Exchange and Fashion for Good.
Jeffrey leads a global team of 135 sustainability professionals that deliver the global sustainability framework
across 200 retail locations, 60,000 employees, and over 900,000 workers that produce products for C&A
suppliers. His team strives toward performance and leadership in sustainable products, sustainable supply and
Prior to his appointment as chief sustainability officer of C&A Global, Hogue was the senior director, global CSR
and sustainability at McDonalds. Appointed in 2012, he successfully led the development of McDonald's first set
of sustainability goals and climate change strategy. Prior to this, Jeffrey served for 17 years at Danisco A/S and
DuPont as their Chief Sustainability Officer.