The Designers AccordSustainability in 7video series delivers a daily dose of design inspiration by today's leading sustainability experts. Join in the conversation as they share 7 things every designer should consider when integrating sustainability into design practice.
Wendy Jedlička, CPP is president of Jedlicka Design Ltd., national Co-coordinator for the o2 International Network for Sustainable Design in the US, and is (founding) faculty for Minneapolis College of Art and Design's Sustainable Design Program. Additionally Ms. Jedlička writes the regular "Sustainability Update" feature column for Package Design Magazine, and was contributing editor for two books from Wiley Publishing (SustainableInnovation.info).
The Designers Accord is a global coalition of designers, educators, and business leaders working together to create positive environmental and social impact. Adopters of the Designers Accord commit to five guidelines that provide collective and individual ways to integrate sustainability into design. The Designers Accord provides a participatory platform with online and offline manifestations so that members have access to a community of peers who share methodologies, resources, and experiences around environmental and social issues in design.