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Everything we do has an impact.

We Aim To Make it A Positive One

Walk the talk

The LIVING PRODUCT CHALLENGE calls on manufacturers to make their own operations Net Positive with respect to impact categories such as water, energy, climate, waste and ecological impacts.

Place

PLACE articulates where it is acceptable to manufacture goods and extract raw materials, how to protect and restore a place once it has been developed for manufacturing, and why it is important to respect all living species that are native to these places.

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01

Responsible Place
& Habitat Impact

02

Habitat
Exchange

Water

The intent of WATER is to realign how manufacturers use water and to redefine "waste" in manufacturing so that water is respected as a precious resource.

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03

Net Positive
Water

Energy

ENERGY envisions a new age of product design and manufacturing, where facilities rely solely on renewable forms of energy and operate in a safe, pollution-free manner, ultimately giving back more than they take.

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04

Net Positive
Energy

Health &
Happiness

HEALTH & HAPPINESS encourages the creation of items whose purpose is to holistically enhance the physical and emotional wellness of the people who use them.

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05

Net Positive
Material Health

06

Human
Thriving

Materials

The intention of MATERIALS is to help create a materials economy that is healthy, ecologically restorative, transparent and socially equitable.

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07

Red List
Free

08

Responsible
Industry

09

Living Source
Economy

10

Net Positive
Climate

11

Net Positive
Waste

12

Product Fit
to Use

13

Useful Life
Disposal

Equity

EQUITY goes well beyond the notion of corporate responsibility; it gives companies the opportunity to be leaders in creating a world that is better for all people, all over the world.

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14

Equitable Product
Access

15

Responsible
Co-Products

16

Equitable
Investment

17

Just
Organizations

beauty

The intent of the BEAUTY Petal is to recognize the need for beauty to enrich our lives and to honor the impacts of the things we make. There are no limitations to Beauty other than our imaginations and what we as a society choose to value.

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18

Positive
Handprinting

19

Beauty
and Spirit

Join us

Designers and Manufacturers

Visit the Living Future Institute and learn how you can register your products for Living Product certification.

Living Product Challenge site

Customers and Representatives

Look for the Living Product certification label and encourage manufacturers and designers in your industry to meet the challenge.

Declare Products and Labels