Design

With $1.1 trillion in total asset backing, the Chemical Footprint Project could be poised to do for toxic materials what water and carbon footprinting have done for conservation and emissions.

Biomimicry 3.8 co-founder Janine Benyus reflects on the launch of a pilot program with carpet maker Interface to see if a factory can generate the same ecological benefits as a forest.

A new roundup of 100 top green innovations spotlights a shift away from premium-priced sustainability solutions toward products and projects with bigger potential.

With consumers and shareholders demanding products without toxics, the U.S. government needs to improve chemical regulations — fast.

An array of green chemistry and toxic materials guides are being rolled out in the building industry, but what will it take to help non-chemists make sense of the shift?

In case you are behind on the latest sustainability reports, the Report Report provides a snapshot of recent reports that a worth a look.

Surfboard materials are experiencing a wave of innovation with big implications for other industries. But could familiar concerns about performance, appearance and costs hinder sales?

L'Oreal, Unilever, Philips and others are integrating sustainability into the full lifecycle of product and service design, use and disposal.