The Living Product Challenge is an aspirational framework for manufacturers to make healthy products that give back more than they take from the environment and society. The Building Blocks of Living Products is a three-part education series that will explore key components of the Living Product framework: transparent material health, net positive life cycle impacts, and social equity.
In this sesson, come learn about the growing trend in the building industry around transparency of product ingredients and material health. Industry expert Andrea Cooper, who leads the Declare program and Materials Petal for the International Living Future Institute, will be visiting Pittsburgh to shed light on the new ingredient transparency requirements of various green building rating systems and how you can position your company to gain access to this market opportunity. Andrea will provide advice on avoiding common road blocks and offer step-by-step instruction on the process for achieving a Declare label with Red List Free status. Learn as we share the experiences of multiple manufacturers, and discuss feedback received from stakeholders.