Stakeholder Advisory Council

The Stakeholder Advisory Council is charged with advising the C2CPII Certification Standards Board, Board of Directors, and staff on market and implementation issues related to the Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Program and general C2CPII strategies for the growth and impact of Cradle to Cradle Certified products in the marketplace. The Council is composed of industry leaders from Cradle to Cradle certification holder companies, Cradle to Cradle Certified assessors, and representatives from NGOs, government, and other market segments with an interest in Cradle to Cradle Certified. Council members are appointed by the C2CPII Board of Directors.

Rudi Daelmans

Group Sustainability Scouting & Advocacy Director, Tarkett

Rudi Daelmans has been a Sustainability Director for Desso since 2007. As part of the Tarkett group, Desso is a leading brand for sustainable and innovative carpet floors. Today Rudi fulfills the role of Group Sustainability Scouting & Advocacy Director, where he is supporting the divisions of Tarkett globally on implementing Cradle to Cradle Certified, Circular Economy and Natural Capital.

As an experienced advocate and pioneer in the implementation of the Cradle to Cradle principles, Rudi is active in several international project groups on the subject of the circular economy. This includes project Mainstream, a collaboration between EMF and WEF and the CE100. Rudi is also chairing the REDD+ Business Initiative (RBI) where companies purchase voluntary VCS/CCB credits avoiding deforestation and supporting better livelihoods of indigenous people in the Amazon.