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    IDC Webinar: Cradle to Cradle Certified & LEED - Multi-attribute Inventory, Assessment & Optimization (1 IDCEC hour HSW)

    This webinar is delivered in English.

    Cradle to Cradle philosophy was first outlined by William McDonough and Michael Braungart in the book Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the way we make things. It centers on an ambitious goal: products should have a positive impact on health and the environment. The Cradle to Cradle Product Certification Program provides strategies to realize this goal. The multi-attribute assessment evaluates all material and associated processes against standards in five categories: material health, material reutilization, water stewardship, renewable energy & carbon management, and social fairness.

    The Cradle to Cradle Product Certification Program helps consumers compare and select the best materials for human health and environmental sustainability. This course will introduce version three of the Cradle to Cradle Certified CM protocol, now managed by the non-profit Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. We will provide detail on how each of the five attributes is evaluated by independent assessors and outline the process for third-party verification. The course will also outline how Cradle to Cradle Certified CM products can contribute to LEED projects.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Articulate the five attributes of Cradle to Cradle Product Certification, why they are important, and how they are measured
    • Reference each level of certification (basic, bronze, silver, gold and platinum) and know what that says about a product in each of the five attributes
    • Understand how Cradle to Cradle design has been applied to common products in the built environment
    • Use C2C Certified products where appropriate to meet client goals and objectives, especially related to LEED and other green building projects

    Stacy Glass
    Stacy Glass has spent the last 20 years working with private industry, non-profits and government organizations to develop and execute start-up strategies for businesses and social enterprises. She is the co-author of Understanding Green Building Materials, regularly presents on the topics of sustainability and healthy materials and serves on the board of her local USGBC. She co-founded and was president of a sustainable building materials company and has an MBA from Duke University. Stacy is currently executive in residence at the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute advancing the adoption of Cradle to Cradle Certification, a multi-attribute program that assesses products for safety, and human and environmental health, design for future use cycles and sustainable manufacturing processes.

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    LocationFrom your home or office
    Date & Time

    Thursday, October 17, 2013

    1 to 2 p.m. EDT

    IDC REGISTRATION POLICY
    We encourage you to register at least one week in advance. The registration deadline is one week prior to the event.  A $25 late registration fee will be charged after the registration deadline. If you plan on registering at the door, please double-check to ensure that the event has not been sold-out, cancelled, re-scheduled or re-located. A $20 fee will be charged for cancellations received less than one week prior to the event, or a credit for the full amount paid may be used towards the registration of any future event. No refunds or credits will be issued after the event has occurred.

    Time in 1382043600
    FeesRegistered/Profesional Members: $40.00
    Intern/Provisional/Student Members: $30.00
    Non-members: $60.00
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    ContactBarbora Krsiakova
    CEU1 IDCEC hour (HSW)
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