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  • I think it provides a compelling framework for designers as they seek to combine “eco-effectiveness” with more traditional design elements.

    Robbing the Cradle to Cradle? William McDonough a Saint… and a Sinner 2008

  • In making his case, Assadourian covers a lot of well-worn turf: the quest for "eco-effectiveness" over "eco-efficiency" promulgated by William McDonough and Michael Braungart; the conversion of oncologist Swedish Karl-Henrick Robert that led to creation of The Natural Step (a nonprofit business framework that recently closed its U.S. office, having failed to gain traction); and the efforts by BP, Goldman Sachs, Nike, Starbucks, and a handful of other sustainability leaders.

    Joel Makower: Next Steps for the Business Community 2008

  • "Profit, living wages, male and female work in the household, respect and fairness, cancer in the workplace, fairness to the environment, following nature's laws, eco-effectiveness and eco-efficiency are all various aspects that are integral to this triangular model," he argued.

    Stories from The Sun 2009

  • "eco-effectiveness" with more traditional design elements.

    Green Options 2008

  • "eco-effectiveness" with more traditional design elements.

    Green Options 2008


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  • "Cradle to Cradle Design's strategy for intelligent and healthy materials use, designing human industry that is safe, profitable, and regenerative, producing economic, ecological, and social value."

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    November 25, 2007