News Analysis

Transparency Is the Secret Ingredient in "Declare" Products

Several dozen products are now participating in the Declare database, supporting Living Building Challenge documentation and ingredient disclosure.

June 27, 2013

A new program called Declare provides a database of building products with at least 99% of their ingredients fully disclosed. Introduced early in 2013 by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), this free and publicly accessible tool included only about 30 products by late June—but it’s growing rapidly, according to ILFI’s Amanda Sturgeon.