MTS: Institute for Market Transformation to Sustainability

MTS, the Institute for Market Transformation to Sustainability, is dedicated to raising awareness of the positive impact that manufacturing, promoting, and purchasing sustainable product choices has on every aspect of daily life. MTS was founded in 2000 with the mission of fostering and accelerating the global market transformation to sustainability. Its latest achievement is the organization of the MTS Capital Markets Partnership and development of sustainable commercial and residential underwriting standards for capital markets. Standards from MTS are available both individually, directly through the ANSI webstore, and as part of a Standards Subscription. If you or your organization are interested in easy, managed, online access to standards that can be shared, a Standards Subscription may be what you need - please contact us at: [email protected] or 1-212-642-4980 or Request Proposal Price.

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MTS 2012:2

Lacey Act Due Care Standard

The Standard identifies best practices defining due care and the law providing defenses to strict criminal liability for illegally logged wood.

MTS 2012:1

Integrative Process (IP)© - ANSI Consensus National Standard Guide© - Design and Construction of Sustainable Buildings and Communities

The Standard Identifies Requirements for the Design & Construction Community to Integrate Systems and Professionals Involved to Reduces Costs and Risk.

ANSI/MTS 1.0 WSIP Guide-2007

ANSI/MTS 1.0 Whole Systems Integrated Process Guide (WSIP)-2007 for Sustainable Buildings & Communities©

This Standard Guide supports the building industry in the practice of integrative design. The purpose of Integrative Design is to effectively manage the optimization of complex systems while pursuing sustainable practices in design and construction. To achieve cost effective and increasingly more effective environmental performance, it is necessary to shift from conventional linear design and delivery processes to the practice of interrelated systems integration.