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. Anna Lennquist

Senior Toxicologist – The International Chemical Secretariat (ChemSec)

Dr. Anna Lennquist has been working for ChemSec since 2011. ChemSec is an EU based non-profit environmental organisation and a leading advocate of chemicals policy. It works to speed up legislative processes, engage business, and act as a catalyst for progressive dialogue and action.

As Senior Toxicologist at ChemSec, Anna has worked on a number of different projects to support substitution of hazardous chemicals. Since 2013 she has been the project manager for the SIN (Substitute It Now) List, which has proven to be an important driver for innovation. She is also participating in a number of different expert groups and stakeholder committees as an expert on chemicals management, policy, and the underlying science. Anna holds a PhD in ecotoxicology as well as a journalist degree from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.