"Design is a powerful conduit for change. As the messages, artifacts and experiences we create pass through the hands, minds, and hearts of people, we have an opportunity to weave sustainability into the broader fabric of culture and to shift consumption and lifestyle aspirations to a more sustainable basis for living."
William McDonough: Cradle to Cradle Design
Green-minded architect and designer William McDonough asks what our buildings and products would look like if designers took into account "all children, all species, for all time."
Architect William McDonough believes green design can prevent environmental disaster and drive economic growth. He champions “cradle to cradle” design, which considers a product's full life cycle -- from creation with sustainable materials to a recycled afterlife.
Below is a list of links to helpful resources. This is just a partial list of the non-governmental, governmental and private organizations, certifying bodies, and initiatives, standards and programs that exist. It is not an all-inclusive list or an endorsement. We encourage you to explore other resources in addition to these.
Other Helpful Links
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