World Economic Forum embraces Cradle to Cradle methods for circular economy
The World Economic Forum (WEF) launched a major new business-led initiative at the Forum in Davos, Switzerland, entitled “Project Mainstream”, aimed at scaling up the circular economy. The new approach is substantively supported by Cradle to Cradle (C2C) scientific methods developed by Professor Michael Braungart and his teams at the C2C Chair at...
Workshop about business case tool for circular and healhy buildings and products
C2C ExpoLAB and all their partners invite you all to their workshop in which they present tools and more for calculating circular and healthy buildings and products. Click here for more information in Dutch and for regitration. Click here for more information in German and for regitration. This workshop will be in Dutch, Geman and English, so...
What`s so "Green" about "Green power"? [Blog by EPEA]
By: Lars Luscuere (EPEA Nederland) A well-known and often thrown around term in Dutch is “Groene stroom”, or “Green power”. This energy product is marketed on television and radio as a sustainable alternative to conventional energy, which appeals to a large crowd. The environmentally aware consumer can simply switch providers to one that produces...
Venlo proud of first Cradle to Cradle Product Certification Training centre
On Thursday 19 July, Europe’s first Cradle to Cradle Product Certification Training centre was opened in Venlo, the Netherlands. The venture was launched by the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Institute of San Francisco, USA. The institute is the holder of the C2C certification mark and therefore bears responsibility for the global...
USA TODAY chose "The Upcycle" as best book for Earth Day
The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability–Designing for Abundanceby William McDonough & Michael Braungart with foreword by President Bill ClintonMcDonough Braungart Design Chemistry is delighted to celebrate Earth Day with the launch of The Upcycle, the eagerly awaited follow-up to Cradle to Cradle® . We would like to congratulate our co-founders on...
Unique chance to see several presentations of Louise Vet
To everybody, who understands the Dutch Language, a unique chance is given to learn more about Cradle to Cradle and the Circular Economy, by some lectures given by a frontrunner in the field of C2C and the Circular Economy, Louise Vet. First lecture is named: How can we earn money with our ecosystem. About Louise Vet Louise Vet, director of the...
Two new videos of William McDonough online
The C2C-Centre published two new videos of William McDonough. William McDonough at Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day. Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day took place on April 18 in Washington D.C. The event was held to inspire citizens to take action for the people and the planet. Click here to watch this video. Shell Powering Progress Together Q&A with...
The right materials to provide innovative energy solutions
Blog written by Bjorn de Koeijer of EPEA Innovation takes place in many sectors. But perhaps the energy sector is one of the most innovative in recent years. Let’s have a look at three specific energy or actually material-related developments. Developments which could be considered ‘sustainable’, from a certain point-of-view. But in what way could...
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation launched Delivering circular economy, toolkit policymakers
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation pulished a new study, named Delevering the circular economy. You can download this study using the link below. Hereby already a sneak preview: The toolkit complements the recently published report Growth Within: A circular economy vision for a competitive Europe by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the...
The circulair model of future is profitable!
Cradle to Cradle is not science fiction, in fact: it is a business opportunity that more and more project organizations and companies understand. As more project and organizations translate these ambitions into practice, the development in the chain will increase. Government and educational institutes play an important role. By innovating...
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