Transparency: A Smart Business Decision

The concept of transparency is rooted in life cycle thinking. LEED v4 stresses understanding the environmental impacts and material content as important elements of disclosure for both buildings and products. This paper reviews the various aspects of transparency from the perspective of building owners, architects and designers.

This paper provides a high level overview of transparency and its many aspects. For additional information, download our related white papers and read about our commitment to product transparency in collaboration with the International Living Future Institute.