I am so grateful for the incredibly understanding response we’ve received over postponing Climate Day due to COVID-19—it is a credit to the resiliency and focus of this community. You won't have to wait long to engage with some of the day’s scheduled highlights. We'll share details soon on a virtual session with some of our all-star keynote speakers.

In the meantime, despite not being able to gather today, I am more hopeful than ever about the work we are doing at the Climate Collaborative and wanted to share some happy news--make sure to read through to the end for updates!

Even as the impacts of climate change are being felt increasingly across the supply chains and communities where we all operate, I see signs of hope everywhere.

In January, I sent out a call inviting all of you to help us reach 500 companies committed to action by Climate Day. And boy did you respond!

I am thrilled to finally share that since that call, more than 150 new companies have stepped up and made climate commitments--including Whole Foods, UNFI, Ben & Jerry's, Bob's Red Mill, Herb Pharm, and scores of other brands, retailers and suppliers (see the full list below). As of today, 626 companies have committed to act on climate.


Our community is larger than ever, and it is full of companies that are backing their commitments up with real action. Danone NA brand Horizon Organic just announced today that it will be carbon positive across its entire supply chain by 2025.

We'll soon recognize a new tranche of industry climate leaders through the 2020 National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards. Outside of our industry, Microsoft, the world's most valuable company, has pledged to be carbon negative by 2030. Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management firm, framed his annual letter around the idea that “We are on the edge of a fundamental reshaping of finance,” due to climate change.

We are at a turning point, and my message to you today is we have more than 625 reasons to hope and to work together, to share ideas and insights. In the next year, our focus has to be on moving the industry and our community from meaningful public commitments to concrete, collaborative action—on regenerative agriculture, packaging, consumer engagement, policy advocacy, and more. In the coming weeks we’ll share information on:

  • A new Consumer Engagement Playbook we are launching with our partner Guru
  • A new packaging tool we’re developing with HowGood, SFTA, and OSC2 that can help you assess emissions tradeoffs with various packaging materials (which builds on our existing case studies)
  • New regenerative agriculture tools and learning opportunities, including our upcoming webinar with Stonyfield, and a learning journey you can take part in
  • Phase 2 of our KeHE-sponsored Retailer Food Waste Partnership

Thank you in advance for your ideas and support in making it happen! And join us in welcoming all our new companies and sending out a substantial thanks to the donors in our community who make it all possible!

In closing, I want to send out gratitude again to all of you, for being part of this community, and to the dozens of Climate Day speakers whose insights we are fully committed to sharing with you, and to the tireless Climate Collaborative and New Hope teams for their work the past few months.

There is so much more to come, so stay tuned!


Welcome to our new Companies!

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ADinfinitum, Inc
Advantage Capital
All Things Green PR
American Licorice Company
Annmarie Skin Care
Bedrock Analytics
Bee Grateful Farm
Ben & Jerry's
Black River Hemp Co
Bliss Network
Bob's Red Mill
Bread Alone
Burt's Bees
Buy Pure New Zealand
Canteen One
Catalyst Creamery
Cha's Organics
Chasing the Wind, LLC
Chico Bag / To-Go Ware
Christie & Co
Cienega Capital
Clear/Cut Phocus
Climate Companion
Coloridoh LLC
Common Crow Natural Market
Cook County Whole Foods Co-op
Country Life LLC
Covet PR
Desert Shadow
DIRTT Environmental Solutions
Dirty Hands LLC
Earth Media Creative
EarthyB LLC
Ecco Bella
Eco-Bags Products, Inc.
EcoRich LLC
Effect Partners
Elevate Packaging
Enchanted Garden
Essential Formulas
Essential Oxygen
Fernweh Food Company
First Crop, Inc.
Flatbush Food Co-op
Food With Life, Inc.
Fosterra, LLC
Future Proof Brands LLC
Garcoa, Inc.
Generate Capital
Global Family Farms
Good Food For Good
Green Life Market
Happy Moose
Heliotropic Technologies, P.A.
Hemp Press
Herb Pharm
Herbalist & Alchemist
Imperfect Foods
Impossible Foods
Kim'C Market
King Arthur Flour
La Vie
Liquid I.V.
Living Well Awake
Locus Agricultural Solutions
Maple Wellness Foods
Martindale's Natural Market
Martin Bauer Group
Meyer Family Enterprises
Mike and Mikes Organics
MK Library
Natural Factors
Nature Bio Foods
Nettle & Rose
New Chapter
New Leaf Paper
No Bones Beach Club
nuherbs Co.
Organic & Natural Health Association
Ox Verte
Pacific Herbs
PDX Empanadas
Peerless Coffee and Tea
Perfect Supplements
Planet FWD
Plastic Pollution Solutions
Portland Food Co-op
Pur Projet
Pure Fresh & Organic
Pure Ground Ingredients
Pure NSM
Quincy Natural Foods Coop
Rancho Llano Seco
ReGen Partners LLC
S2G Ventures
Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op
Seven Sundays
Shanbally Herb Dispensary
Siddha Labs
Simply Straws
Singer Sustainability
Sol Cuisine
Studio Releasing
Sun Genomics
SunRidge Farms
Sustainable Concepts Studio
The Determined
The Garden Sage
The HERD Foundation
The Make Studio
The Naturalist
The Republic of Tea
The Run-A-Ton Group Inc/Wholly Wholesome
The Spare Food Co.
Thinkshift Communications
Tribe 9 Foods
Trust Transparency Center
Uncle Harry's Natural Products
United Plant Savers
Values Aligned Capital
Vital Plan
Wandering Jew Old World Remedies
Watusee Foods
Welly Bottle
Whole Foods Market
Wilcox Family Farms
WN Pharmaceuticals LTD
Wright Consumer Partners

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