Meryl Streep, Susan Sarandon to Headline Gala Honoring Cradle to Cradle(R) Co-Creator William McDonough

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Meryl Streep and Susan Sarandon will lead the luminaries honoring William McDonough at a fundraising gala for the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.

DATE: Wednesday, November 14, 2012
TIME: 7 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Bently Reserve
301 Battery Street, San Francisco
DETAILS: Proceeds from the Gala will support the nonprofit Cradle to Cradle
Products Innovation Institute. Tickets available at:

McDonough is a globally recognized leader in sustainable development. Along with Dr. Michael Braungart, he is the co-author of the landmark book, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things. Read more about William McDonough.

About the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute is a nonprofit organization that was co-founded by William McDonough and Michael Braungart based on 30 years of work with industry. Its mission is to bring about a large-scale transformation in the way we make things. Through Cradle to Cradle certification, the Institute provides a continuous improvement quality standard to guide product manufacturers and designers toward making safe and healthy things for our world.

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