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Future of Food returns in May with Paul Hawken, Sheryl O’Loughlin, and Ahmed Rahim!

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PROJECT DRAWDOWN: ONE YEAR AND COUNTING

with Paul Hawken, Sheryl O’Loughlin, and Ahmed Rahim

No industry has a bigger impact on climate change than agriculture and food, both as a source of the problem and as a solution. – Paul Hawken

Join us on May 10 for our next installment of Future of Food with the progressive climate author/activist Paul Hawken and two visionary leaders of the natural products industry, Sheryl O’Loughlin, CEO of REBBL, and Ahmed Rahim, CEO of Numi Tea / CoFounder of OSC2.…

2018 Expo West Updates: Where to be and what to see!

Anaheim Convention Center

OSC2 will be out and about in full effect this year. Check out these stellar events put on by OSCand its members throughout the week:


STAFF PICK: Well, if you can only make one, this is probably it…

Expo’s Biggest Hug
Grand Plaza (look for the signs!)
3/10/2018 (Sat)
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Hosted by Alter Eco
Open to all pass holders

Alter Eco is planning the largest group expo hug to launch our Dark Chocolate Coconut Clusters!…

2nd Annual Climate Day at Expo West – March 7, 2018

Concerned about climate change but not sure what your company can do? Already taking action but seeking to make new commitments and a larger impact?

Join industry leaders at Climate Day 2018 for inspirational keynotes, breakout sessions, networking, a rockin’ reception, film screening and more! Get the tools, information and inspiration you need to help your company take meaningful action to reverse global warming.…

Climate Day is Back!

CLIMATE DAY 2018!

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2018
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
REGISTER HERE

Heading to Expo West? Make sure you arrive in time for Climate Day on Wednesday, March 7thIt’s free with your show badge but space is limited.
Help us plan by registering right now.We’ve got a packed schedule full of brilliant speakers and cutting-edge information you can put to use immediately to help advance your company’s climate action plan.We’ll be starting at 8:00 AM sharp, so we recommend that you arrive by Tuesday, March 6th to make sure you don’t miss a thing!

See you next month at the Sustainable Foods Summit, Jan 30-31, 2018

OSC2 is proud to support:

 

 

 

 

New Horizons for Eco-Labels and Sustainability

Taking place in San Francisco on 30-31st January, the eighth North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit will showcase health impacts, sustainable ingredients, and eco-labels. For the first time, the executive summit will discuss the future of health foods and eco-labelled products in a high-level forum.…

Now accepting nominations for Rising Star CEO group 2018 membership!

Earlier this year OSC2 launched a new chapter, the Rising Star CEO group, for emerging, mission-aligned Founders & CEO’s in the natural products industry. The five charter members, included, Jesse Solomon, Founder/CEO of Emmer & Co., Lisa Curtis CoFounder and CEO of Kuli Kuli, Joshua McHugh, Founder and CEO of Living Intentions, Miyoko Schinner, Founder and CEO of Miyoko’s Kitchen, and Sarah & Andrew Gordon, CoFounders of Square Organics.…

Join us for our next Future of Food program on Nov 8!

Future of Food: unWasted –  WEDNESDAY, NOV 08, 2017

~ How mission-driven brands in the natural products industry are addressing climate change with packaging and food waste initiatives ~

Join us for an inspiring conversation with visionary leaders from the modern food movement, as they share the evolution of their climate beneficial businesses. We’ll hear personal stories of struggle and perseverance around utilizing non-petroleum based packaging alternatives that are biodegradable or highly recyclable, and reducing food waste by addressing upstream and downstream by-product utilization.…

How to connect with your audience on climate change (and everything else)

These are the crucial components of an effective message, as told by the director of the Center for Climate Change Communications at George Mason University.

Lara Dickinson | Sep 29, 2017

This year’s Natural Products Expo East 2017 had a new—and vital—session on how to change behavior through effective communications. For the first time, New Hope Network brought together 70-plus key bloggers, writers and other influencers in the natural products industry for a daylong Influencer Summit.

THE NEWEST #EXPOEAST TREND: CLIMATE ACTION

Recap of Expo East 2017

From breakfast briefings to happy hours, the enthusiasm for climate action was palpable at last week’s Expo East. In the midst of the bustling trade show floor, we witnessed a passionate, fast-growing community of natural products manufacturers, retailers, distributors and brokers coming together to act on climate.

I love Expo East.

 Special OSC2 Packaging Collaborative Webinar on Oct 3!

 

WEBINAR:  WHERE DOES OUR PACKAGING GO?!
Compost, recycling and landfill with waste managers and their on-the-ground experience
OCTOBER 03, 2017 //  10:00 am – 11:30 am pacific

Join us for an engaging webinar, which will highlight current composting infrastructure and how it poses barriers and opportunities for environmentally friendly packaging.  This panel will spotlight some of the significant limitations to recovery of compostable packaging today, from lack of residential access to composters not wanting packaging, but also establish some of the criteria for overcoming these hurdles. …