— It is beneficial, safe & healthy for individuals & communities through all its life-cycle.
— It meets market criteria for performance and cost.
— It is sourced, manufactured, transported and recycled using renewable energy.
— It optimizes the use of renewable or recycled materials.
— It is manufactured using clean production technologies and best practices.
— It is made from materials that are healthy through the life-cycle.
— It is physically designed to optimize materials and energy.
— It is effectively recovered and utilized in biological and/or industrial closed loop cycles.