an extension of the “cradle to cradle” founded by william mcdonough in architecture to the product world, also based upon the LEED accreditation system. this institute is founded in california, working to create the ‘world’s first sustainable economy’ in the state of ca. and spreading these practices throughout the global economy. link to their site here. i noticed one of their accredited products on aveda just the other eve. related article in fast company here. when can designers become GPII certified, or equivalent, as architects can LEED?