Certification Standards Board

The Certification Standards Board (CSB) is the decision-making body responsible for maintenance and revision of the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard.  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.

Ryan Williams, Ph.D.

Global Greenskeeper of Product Experience at People Against Dirty

Ryan Williams is the Global Greenskeeper of Product Experience at People Against Dirty, the makers of Method and Ecover cleaning and personal care products. He holds a PhD in Environmental Toxicology and has over 15 years of experience assessing ingredients for human health and environmental impacts.  He applies this knowledge to integrate sustainable product innovation into the business. He has collaborated with global authorities in government, industry, NGOs and universities to identify emerging topics and sustainable technologies to evaluate chemical ingredients and ensure that Method maintains its industry leading Dirty Ingredient List.  He also directs the sustainability aspects of every business touch point, from product design and sourcing to production and marketing.