Climate Collaborative Spotlight: Lotus Foods leading a charge to reduce methane emissions

Lotus Foods co-founders Caryl Levine and Ken Lee are committed to changing the way rice is grown around the world. In their efforts to do so, they are proving that reducing methane emissions can work hand-in-hand with increased farmer livelihoods, reductions in water usage and empowerment for women.

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The Key to Climate Impact? Leverage the Supply Chain, Says Glen’s Garden Market

Glens’ Garden Market has climate action in its DNA. Founder Danielle Vogel created the Washington, D.C.-based store after leaving a career working on climate change legislation in the U.S. Senate. “Glen’s exists to make climate change progress – one bite at a time – by serving Good Food from close by, and growing relationships with partners, who treat their land, their animals and their ingredients with respect,” says Vogel.

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Unveiling our New Retailer Working Group and Toolkit

We are excited to announce the rollout of a new Climate Collaborative action group, Retailer Climate Action Progress (ReCAP) Community, to support retailers who want to deepen and expand their climate action efforts. Through virtual monthly gatherings, we will help natural products retailers explore their unique climate challenges and opportunities and create new pathways to meaningful action.

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Spotlight: REBBL

Each month we tell the story of one company, exploring how and why it has chosen to prioritize climate action. To learn more or be considered for a future story, email us at info@climatecollaborative.com.

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Uncovering the Biggest Lever to Reverse Climate Change 

This post was written by Nancy Hirshberg, Chief Catalyst, Hirshberg Strategic & Co-founder of the Climate Collaborative, and is an abbreviated version of her talk on Climate Day at Expo West 2018. You can view her full speech here.

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FAQs on our Tracking Progress Annual Update

We are excited to share the link and information for our annual update request for all committed companies! This is our primary mechanism for tracking how companies are progressing against Climate Collaborative commitments! We have built it out to be as easy to complete as possible, and to avoid duplicating other reporting you are doing. Please see below for common questions you may have as you fill it out.

You can find and fill out the update via this link: www.surveymonkey.com/r/cc2018update

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Relentlessly Hopeful – Reflections on Climate Day 2018

What I witnessed at Climate Day 2018 at Expo West two weeks ago filled me with inspiration and hope – two emotions that are not always easy to come by for those of us working on climate change! The natural products industry is building a climate change movement and has no intention of staying quiet about it.

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Who won? Celebrating the winners of the inaugural National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the inaugural National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards as part of Climate Day today at Expo West. Scroll down to find out who won--and why!

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