We are busy gearing up for our best Climate Day yet, and I hope we'll see each of you there! We've truly got an incredible line-up: You'll hear from youth climate activists, the CEOs of Seventh Generation, Patagonia, and Danone North America, and we'll convene panels on some of the biggest issues we're facing in the industry, from packaging solutions to regenerative agriculture, food waste, and business innovation. Make sure to RSVP and save your spot, if you haven't already!

Ahead of Climate Day, we are in a race to reach 500 companies committed to action--an incredible milestone ahead of the three-year anniversary of the Climate Collaborative's launch! If you know of a company that hasn't yet made commitments, we invite them to join the community here and be part of the announcement.

Good luck in the lead-up to March! In the meantime, don't miss out on our latest webinar recording below, on regenerative agriculture. It was our most oversubscribed webinar yet, and to those of you who weren't able to join the session live, we hope you'll catch up on it here.





Welcome to the newest company making commitments, ECO Hub Inc, Build a Blend and Ingredient Hub. Click here for a complete list of the companies that have made commitments to date. 

SPOTLIGHT: PCC Community Markets



As we get closer to announcing the winners of the 2020 National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards, we're nearing the end of our CEO profiles. PCC Community Markets received the Outstanding Company Award for their work to holistically address climate change. They set ambitious organizational climate goals in 2017, which included 100% renewable energy, net carbon positive store operations, and reduction of climate impacts from refrigeration by 50%. Read their profile here to learn more about their work and their plans for the future!


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Webinar Recording: Mapping the Regenerative Standards Landscape

The Climate Collaborative kicks off its 2020 programming with an in-depth look at the regenerative standards landscape, featuring speakers from the Savory Institute, Soil Carbon Index, and Regenerative Organic Alliance. As regenerative agricultural practices continue to ignite the imagination and goals of the natural product industry’s climate forward-thinking companies, a handful of regenerative agricultural standards have been rising to the top. View the recording here



Leaders Profile: Nature's Path

In anticipation of the 2020 National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards, we're talking with the leaders of our 2019 award-winning companies to learn a little bit more about what drives their climate leadership. Nature's Path won in the category of Outstanding Company for supporting 100% renewable energy for all operations and head office since 2008, achieving zero-waste certification for all of their manufacturing facilities and using organic and regenerative farming practices. Read their profile here to find out what drives their climate work!



Redefining Flexible Films: An RCD Innovation Workshop

RCD and OSC2 are proud to announce the launch of Redefining Flexible Films, an industry-wide innovation workshop. This spring, they are bringing together industry experts from across the packaging value chain to collaborate and generate new ideas to help us eliminate plastic pollution and move us closer to a zero waste world. Registration is open until February 14th. Learn more and register here!





Climate Day at Expo West

March 3, 2020 

Anaheim, CA

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. Register here

OSC2 & SFTA Partner Event at Expo West: Packaging Solutions for the Natural & Organic Products Industry

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm March 5, 2020 

Marriott, Grand Ballroom F

Anaheim, CA

As an industry, we know that packaging waste and plastic byproducts are a major pain point for everyone in the food system from brands to retailers to consumers. The current solutions and infrastructure available are not enough, so what can we do? Join us for this three-hour session as we explore how to solve our packaging challenges, from global systems innovations, to new materials considerations, to designing your product's packaging with end-of-life already in mind. 

OSC2 Partner Event at Expo West: Why Investing in Diversity is Crucial for a Strong Portfolio & How We Do It

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm March 6, 2020 

Marriott, Grand Ballroom G

Anaheim, CA

Join the JEDI Collaborative (Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion) for a session that explores why investors are funding diversity in the natural and organic products industry and how they're doing it. What is the business case for this industry-wide movement? Is diversity crucial for a strong portfolio? What are the benefits? We'll dig into why investors are funding a more inclusive economy, and how you can do the same.

Partner Event: Women Leading Regeneration Summit

April 28-29, 2020 

Austin, TX

The Women Leading Regeneration Summit is At the Epicenter’s celebration of the spirit and power of women leading. If bringing your values to the workplace and gaining insight into how to improve the positive impact of your brand or service, then join us. WLR2020 offers rich interaction between all participants. Women Leading Regeneration is different from most conferences. Your voice matters. Learn more and register here!


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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