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...
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...
Showing credibility of Cradle to Cradle
“Acquiring insight into the value of Cradle to Cradle certification is an important step in the C2C journey. Hopefully the results will not only encourage new innovations but also boost the actual implementation of these. As a result of the impact study we are more able to apply these Cradle to Cradle products in the built environment.” Why are...
Roy Vercoulen to Join Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute as Vice President Europe
The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute today announced that Roy Vercoulen will be joining the Institute's staff as its Vice President Europe. He will be principally responsible for helping to accelerate and amplify European enthusiasm for the Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Program and heading efforts in Europe. As a quality...
Presentation open lecture with Michel Weijers online - Venlo
On Wednesday 14th of January the C2C ExpoLAB together with HME hosted a open lecture in the Manufactuur, about the concepts Cradle to Cradle and Circular Economy. Due to the enormous positive reactions not everybody could join the meeting, but as from now on everybody can watch presentations which are recorded, online at the C2C-Centre. This open...
Pre-launch impact study: framework to measure economic, social, and environmental impacts of Cradle to Cradle Certified products
The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute engaged Trucost, the environmental data experts, to design a framework to measure the economic, social, and environmental impacts of Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM products. The results of this preliminary investigation, based on a small sample of ten certified products from ten very different...
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