8 Total Quotes

William McDonough Quotes

All have met stringent environmental and human health standards in product design achievement.
William McDonough
#Achievement

It is often said that in our next meeting, we cannot do anything because there are elections,
William McDonough
#Elections

[And in this new era of corporate accountability, operating executives have to understand exactly what their business risks are. Which means that risk managers have to be equipped to tell them -- preferably in English.] People have asked me, 'Do you really think company directors will understand our credit rating?' ... My answer is, If a risk manager can't explain it, then that's not a good risk manager.
William McDonough
#Accountability

terribly bad social policy and perhaps even bad morals.
William McDonough
#Morals

There is no question that the U.S. economy, especially in relation to the world economy, is beginning to exhibit signs of imbalance and strain.
William McDonough
#Beginning

It is often said that in our next meeting, we cannot do anything because there are elections. That is a lie. It's all false. I can assure you that the political situation -- the fact that we are going to have a presidential election on Nov. 7 -- does not matter to us.
William McDonough
#Elections

I can think of no more important project than this one because its ambitions are so high.
William McDonough
#Ambition

I dont think theres any likelihood in the world that he will reject the list,
William McDonough
#Likelihood