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The time for “Do less harm” has passed. It’s time for the beginning of being; the beginning of a Living Future. Join us next April for Living Future 2015. We’ll explore a genuine sense of place and community as the bellwether of truly restorative design.

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Thursday, April 2 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Progress in Harmonizing Material Health Data

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Assessing the health-related characteristics of building materials is data-intensive.  And there are a variety of complimentary systems for reporting on material health, including Declare, HPD, Cradle-to-Cradle, GreenScreen, and Pharos.  A collaborative effort among the developers of these systems was launched during 2013 to advance voluntary data and information harmonization among them.  Goals include increased efficiency of each and clear comparability of their results, with the ultimate intent that building materials protect and promote human health. Leaders from the programs provide an up-to-the-minute inside look at recent progress from the harmonization effort, and a candid look at where we’re headed. 


Speakers
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Stacy Glass

Vice President, Built Environment, Cradle to Cradle
Stacy Glass is Vice President, at the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute where she applies her passion for creating healthy and sustainable space to advance the adoption of the Cradle to Cradle Certified products program in the Built Environment sector.  She is the co-author of “Understanding Green Building Materials”, regularly presents on the topics of sustainability and healthy building materials, and served two... Read More →
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Lauren Heine

Co-Director, Clean Production Action
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Tom Lent

Policy Director, Healthy Building Network
Tom has spent over 35 years working on the health and environmental impact of buildings, materials and energy. Tom develops protocols for HBN’s Pharos Project and has co-coordinated development of many other building standards & programs including the HPD Collaborative’s Health Product Declaration Standard, the Green Guide for Health Care, US Green Building Council's LEED for Healthcare and the... Read More →
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Greg Norris

Chief Scientist, International Living Future Institute
Dr. Gregory Norris is an internationally acclaimed Life Cycle Analysis expert. In addition to serving as the Institute's Chief Scientist, Gregory is the co-director of the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise within the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard School of Public Health. He has taught Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) at HSPH since the late 1990s. Gregory is also the... Read More →



Thursday April 2, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Willow Room Sheraton Hotel

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