Welcome to the inaugural issue of the Climate Collaborative newsletter.

After launching the Climate Collaborative at a truly inspirational Climate Day at Natural Products Expo West in March, we continue to be awed and humbled by the stunningly enthusiastic response from our industry!


Did you miss Climate Day and all the buzz? Check out the video here
Bravo to all the companies that have pledged to address their climate impact since Climate Day! Click here for a complete list.




Aside from making the most amazing soap, Dr. Bronner’s is near and dear to our hearts because of their long-time involvement in climate action and “humble and mindful use of the earth’s gifts.” One of the Climate Collaborative’s founding companies and supporters, Dr. Bronner’s has long been actively engaged in addressing its impact on the climate, especially in the following five commitment areas: agriculture, forests, packaging, renewable energy and transportation. At Climate Day, they announced their new commitments to energy efficiency, food waste, and policy. Learn More



Check out these new videos just added to the Climate Collaborative website to help you take climate action:


Learn more about RECs, PPAs and how to make sure your renewable energy purchases are truly making an impact on the climate crisis, check out this workshop by Mark Trexler of the Climatographers.


Implementing Carbon Farming into Your Supply Chain with speakers from Dr. Bronner’s, Sustainable Food Lab, Carbon Underground, Soil & More International and Numi Tea.


Regenerative Agriculture – a provocative and insightful discussion from Climate Day featuring panelists from Patagonia, USDA, Nutiva and others.




Get the book - Drawdown!

Edited by Paul Hawken, the instant bestseller Drawdown maps, measures, models, and describes the 100 most substantive solutions to global warming. Order your copy today or contact us for info on bulk discounts so you can share Drawdown with your employees and suppliers.

Tesla outpaces Ford and GM

In April, Tesla, maker of premium electric vehicles, solar panels and energy storage, experienced a surge in shares that pushed its market cap past Ford’s before edging past GM a few days later. This is a crystal clear indication that investors view electric vehicles as the future of the auto industry as well as a general vote of confidence for clean energy’s growing role in our marketplace. Learn more


Walmart announces Project Gigaton

The retail giant recently announced Project Gigaton, an effort to remove 1 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases from its supply chain by 2030. Walmart will be focusing on Scope 3 emissions — those that are a consequence of business operations but over which it doesn’t have direct control. The company will be launching an online toolkit to help suppliers better manage their energy, agriculture, waste, packaging and deforestation, and to design consumer products with a lower impact. Learn more  

We are looking for a new Director!

The Climate Collaborative is seeking an experienced, energetic, positive leader who can juggle multiple projects and manage a compelling climate campaign for businesses in the natural products industry.  The Director is responsible for oversight, management and superb execution of the Collaborative including programming, communications, outreach and fundraising. Learn More



Register for the first Climate Collaborative Webinar! Leveraging Supply Chains to Regenerate Farmland and Forests

May 19th at 10 a.m. Pacific / 1 p.m. Eastern (90 Minutes)

Learn about the benefits of ecosystem restoration and climate action on the farm level through insetting and regenerative agriculture.  Presented by Andrew Nobrega, Director, North American & Impact Investment Manager of PUR Project and Mathieu Senard, Co-Founder & CEO of Alter Eco.  To join the webinar, register here.




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


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