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28 October

William McDonough is pleased to be among the jurors for the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders annual award program: “The Circulars.” To achieve transformation to the Circular Economy at scale, we need to spread the word on circular practices. And acknowledge leaders in the field who can show the way for others. That’s the […]

William McDonough At Disruptive Innovation Festival

27 October

William McDonough will participate in the 2014 Disruptive Innovation Festival, as one of the headliners.  Curated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the four-week long festival allows the participants, made up of industry-leaders, executives, and businesses, to explore the economy through a mix of digital and in-person events.  The goal of the festival is to gather […]

Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute Provides Path for Companies to Improve Product Health

22 October

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute has announced it will offer a Material Health Certificate, a tool for manufacturers across industries to communicate their work toward chemically optimized products. The Material Health Certificate marks the first time the Institute has offered reporting of its comprehensive methodology in […]

Greenbuild LivingHome, First Show Home at Greenbuild, Showcases Top Sustainable Materials and Technologies

22 October

The 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome showcases the latest in high-performance green building and design at the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in New Orleans. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome showcases the latest in high-performance green building and design including Cradle to Cradle® certified products. This is the first show home […]

Greenbuild 2014: LEED, Google, William McDonough, Brad Pitt

22 October

From Environmental Leader, October 22, 2014: Greenbuild 2014 kicks off today in New Orleans, showcasing the latest technology and developments in sustainable building. Here’s a roundup of green building news from the Big Easy. The 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome, designed and developed by LivingHomes in partnership with Make It Right, is a LEED Platinum net-zero home […]

William McDonough + Partners-Designed Garden Factory™ For World’s Largest Motorcycle Company

21 October

CHARLOTTESVILLE, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Internationally acclaimed architecture firm William McDonough + Partners announced today the opening of a global factory and parts facility for Hero MotorCorp. Hero MotoCorp is the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheeled automotives, and has officially opened the site for production in Rajasthan, India. Dubbed a “Garden Factory” by architect, […]

Hero MotoCorp “garden factory” in Neemrana

20 October

Published by Motown India, October 20, 2014 The Hero MotoCorp Ltd plant at Neemrana in Rajasthan [designed by William McDonough + Partners] has gone on stream. The plant will contribute towards enabling the company to surpass 100 million units in cumulative production by year 2020. The plant will be officially inaugurated by the Chief Minister […]

Forbes: Method Products Plans World’s Biggest Rooftop Farm

13 October

Published by Forbes, October 10, 2014: Walmart has experimenting with some pretty large green roofs atop its stores, but green cleaning products company Method is taking this concept even farther. It is teaming up with Chicago-basedGotham Greens to plant what is being billed as the world’s largest urban rooftop farm. The 75,000-square-foot installation will be part of Method’s new manufacturing […]

William McDonough Shares His Plans for the Next Industrial Revolution

08 October

Published on, October 7, 2014 At NAEM’s upcoming EHS Management Forum in Austin, renowned architect William McDonough will describe how his breakthrough design concepts can advance the development of a new, circular economy. We spoke to him this week to learn more about ‘cradle to cradle’ design and how these ideas can be incorporated into everyday business […]

William McDonough Monthly Mentions: September

01 October

Here’s a collection of some of the media mentions that William McDonough and his organizations have received in the last few weeks. Construction & Demolition Recycling | Desso appoints Circle Economy founder to supervisory board Robert-Jan van Ogtrop’s appointment strengthens carpet manufacturer’s commitment to closed-loop recycling. World Economic Forum | Can China be a leader […]