We hope we'll be seeing you in Anaheim next week--good luck as your teams prepare and you travel there. 


It's hard to belive Climate Day is under a week away. We couldn't be more excited about our lineup of speakers! If you can't make it, don't worry--we'll share a livestream link so you can stay up-to-date on remarks Yvon Chouinard, our 2019 National Co+op Grocers Award recipients, and more.

We're also making booth posters so you can show off your commitments to retailers and other stakeholders at your booth. You can pick it up on Climate Day, or we'll drop it off during the week.

On Wednesday, March 6, we'll also be holding a free Climate Action consultation for companies who have questions on their climate goals--you'll be able to check in with experts and gain insights!





Welcome to the newest companies making commitments, Co+opportunity Market & Deli, Rogue Creamery, Ypsilanti Food Co-op, YumEarth, HB Speciality Foods, Rebel Green LLC, Red River Foods, Twin River South, Iconic Protein, Nutriati, and Outdoor Herbivore! Click here for a complete list of the companies that have made commitments to date. 

SPOTLIGHT: Albert Straus


We're less than a week away from announcing this year's National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Award winners! In anticipation, we're continuing with our profiles of last year's winners. Our seventh profile is with Albert Straus, founder, and CEO Of Straus Family Creamery, who won our Outstanding Influencer Award for his role as an advocate for organic, non-GMO dairy production, environmental stewardship, and family farms. Read his profile here!


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American Climate Perspectives Survey 2019, Vol. II

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Kroger Launches Zero Hunger Zero Waste Innovation Fund


This Dairy Farm Could Have a Global Impact on Reversing Climate Change

Albert Straus, founder, and CEO of Straus Family Creamery and Organic Dairy Farmer won our Outstanding Influencer Award in 2018 for his role as an advocate for organic, non-GMO dairy production, environmental stewardship, and family farms. Straus Family Creamery is celebrating 25 years of commitment to the planet, farmers, and food this year. Read his profile here!



SCS Global Services Partners with the Climate Collaborative as Solutions Provider

SCS is a leading international third-party certifier and standards developer, and a pioneer in the climate and sustainability arena. In its role as Solutions Provider, SCS will share its insights and support the efforts of the Climate Collaborative and its network of committed companies. Read the full press release here



Webinar Recording: Matchmaker - How Company Goals Influence your Renewable Energy Path

There are many different options to incorporate renewable energy into your company’s operations. Renewable Energy Credits are frequently cited as a gateway to renewable energy use. Watch our recording as we discuss how company goals can be crafted and used to optimize the match between a company’s strategy and maximized environmental impacts. Watch the recording here!




Climate Day at Expo West

March 5, Anaheim 

Don't miss out on the best day of the year – inspiring speakers, real-world advice you can use, and the connections you need to make climate action possible. Expo West is starting a day earlier this year, so all of our incredible climate programming will be moving up a day, too. Register here

Climate Action Consultation at Expo West

March 6, Anaheim 

Do you have questions about the actions you're taking--or want to be taking--around packaging, energy efficiency, renewable energy, or just basic climate action planning? Come to our Climate Action Consultation session from 10:15-11:30 on March 6th! You can RSVP hereWe'll have a stable of seasoned consultants and corporate sustainability leaders standing by to offer their expertise, free of charge. Pose your questions to an expert (or the whole roomful of them) and get good advice on how to move forward.

ROOTED Community: Building a Business Case & Checking in on 2019

March 20, 10 AM PDT // 11 AM MDT // 12 PM CDT // 1 PM EDT

The ROOTED Community’s March session provides an opportunity to learn about how carbon farming’s ROI was proven through a fascinating case study from Straus Family Creamery. Following our discussion with Straus Family Creamery, our colleagues at the Sustainable Food Lab will lead a discussion to help determine the topics that Rooted will tackle in 2019. We have some great subjects in mind but look forward to hearing your thoughts to ensure we are aligned on content and strategy for the upcoming year. Please email us to learn more or to join if you've made an agriculture commitment. 


Have you had any climate impact successes you think we should know about? Send them our way and we’ll make sure that your lessons learned benefit the whole community. 

Send us any blog or social media posts your company publishes about your experience reducing your impact on the climate and we’ll spread the word!

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If you haven't already made a commitment to Climate Action please visit the Climate Collaborative website and check out the nine areas in which your company can make a commitment to bold climate action.



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