This case study details the findings of the analysis of a single Cradle to Cradle Certified product compared to a non-certified equivalent. The document is one of ten examples intended to support the Technical Report which provides more information on the framework developed and findings of the pilot study across a range of products and companies. This document introduces the Mosa company narrative and product analysis and identifies and describes impact improvements in the fields of business, society and environment, related to Mosa’s pursuit of Cradle to Cradle Certified product certification.
An overview of the methodology is given on page 13 with a more detailed discussion of the approach available in the supporting Technical Report. The research findings (page 17) review work done by the company to optimize product performance across the five quality categories of material health, reutuilization, energy, water and social fairness, and its effect on business performance. This includes hazardous chemical reduction, water efficiency improvements and increase of recycled content.