Standards Steering Committee
The Standards Steering Committee (SSC) is charged with providing oversight of the Cradle to Cradle Certified® Product Standard and is the main governance body for the standard. At its discretion and subject to approval of the C2CPII’s Board of Directors, the SSC maintains and further develops the standard’s requirements as it deems appropriate and necessary to preserve the integrity and viability of the standard and evolve the standard in accordance with C2CPII’s Mission and Strategic Plan.
The SSC is composed of technical and subject matter experts from a variety of stakeholder groups. These stakeholders may include qualified representatives of product manufacturers and suppliers; government or multilateral agencies; nonprofit, environmental or social compliance organizations; standards development bodies, academia and research institutions; service provider organizations, independent consultancies or other related entities. SSC members are appointed by the C2CPII Board of Directors.
Dr. Alain Casoli
Group R&D Regulatory Affairs Director, Tarkett
Dr. Alain Casoli is Group R&D Regulatory Affairs Director for Tarkett, Group R&D Centre in Wiltz, Luxembourg. His team handles the Cradle to Cradle certifications of Tarkett products and supports the R&D teams on the eco-designing of Tarkett products following the Cradle to Cradle principles and also through Life Cycle Analysis. Alain is also a French representative in several European and ISO standardisation committees and a member of technical committees of different trade associations in Europe. Prior to his current position, Alain has evolved within Tarkett by holding various positions such as R&D Project Leader, Eco-design Project leader, Laboratory Manager, Environmental and Regulatory Affairs Manager.
Alain earned a Ph.D. in Physics of Surfaces from the University of Mulhouse (CNRS - France) and studied engineering at ECPM Strasbourg (formerly École des Hauts Polymères de Strasbourg – France ), majoring in polymer physics and chemistry.