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. Nikola Juhasz

Vice Chair
Global Technical Director for Sustainability, Sun Chemical

Dr. Nikola Juhasz is the Global Technical Director for Sustainability at Sun Chemical, where she engages with internal and external stakeholders to formulate sustainability-driven technical strategies and oversees the corresponding innovation and product development programs across all of Sun Chemical’s pigments, inks, coatings and adhesives product lines and technology platforms. She represents Sun Chemical at key cross-industry organizations focused on sustainability and the future of packaging, including Sustainable Packaging Coalition, RecyClass, CEFLEX and Association of Plastic Recyclers, among others.

Dr. Juhasz joined Sun Chemical in 2016 as Global Director, Liquid Ink Technology. In this role she evolved the packaging ink applications and new product development portfolio to encompass numerous sustainability initiatives. Prior to joining Sun Chemical, Dr. Juhasz spent over 20 years in various positions of R&D leadership in the diversified chemicals, polymers and materials industry. She holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.