Mountain View, Calif.—Google’s headquarters here was the backdrop for the launch of the first-in-the-nation, non-profit Green Products Innovation Institute (GPII), which featured academic, business, government and environmental leaders including Califnoria Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Shaw Industries.
The Institute will be headquartered in San Francisco, and is dedicated to developing comprehensive chemical standards for every day products that are safe and healthy for humans and the environment. GPII will work to advance the framework outlined in the book “Cradle to Cradle,” authored by architect and designer William McDonough and Dr. Michael Braungart, two of the institute’s co-founders. Continue reading Shaw joins Gov. Schwarzenegger at Green Institute launch