Nominations for the 2019 National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards are open now through November 30. In anticipation of next year's awards, we're talking with the leaders of our 2018 award-winning companies to learn a little bit more about what drives their climate leadership.
Our second interview is with Melissa Elkins, Sustainability Coordinator for Community Food Co-op, winner of the 2018 Outstanding Company Award (View our previous interview with Lotus Foods here).Read more
Nominations for the 2019 National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards are open now through November 30. In anticipation of next year's awards, we're talking with the leaders of our 2018 award-winning companies to learn a little bit more about what drives their climate leadership. You can read more here.Read more
Special Announcement – Nominations Open for 2019 National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards
We are excited to share that nominations for our second annual National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards are now open!
Help the Climate Collaborative and National Co+op Grocers identify and celebrate trailblazers in the natural products industry that are demonstrating strong, inspiring climate leadership. Winners across three categories will be announced and honored at Climate Day during Expo West 2019.Read more
The Climate Collaborative is pleased to release the findings of its first Tracking Progress Update. In total, 168 companies provided updates on a total of 543 climate action commitments made prior to December 31, 2017.
Two-thirds (66%) of the companies reported making progress on their commitments with roughly one-third (36%) also quantifying the emissions reductions of their efforts.Read more
Honest Tea today announced commitments to fighting climate change by reducing the climate impact of packaging and reducing short-lived climate pollutant emissions, surpassing the 1000th commitment to climate action made by companies in the natural products industry since the Climate Collaborative’s launch in 2017.Read more
We're excited to share a new packaging quick guide we've developed with our partner Trayak, as well as an upcoming opportunity to work with Trayak at an exclusively discounted rate as they develop two case studies for our industry.Read more
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.Read more
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