OSC² News and Events

Wielding Our Forks For Good

Reposted from Dr. Bronner’s Blog

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Forks for Good: I chose to adopt a vegan diet over 20 years ago, at a time in my life when I was radically reevaluating my patterns of thought and behavior, much of which was unconscious habit inherited from family and culture. I realized then that when I am in a grocery store or eating out, my ability to choose what I eat is a metaphorical knife I wield: I can use it to either slit an animal’s throat or just cut vegetables.…

Future of Food: The Climate Connection

Authentic brands taking collective action in the fight against climate change

THURSDAY, September 21, 2017
6:00pm Doors & Reception // 7:00pm Program

“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

Future of Food, an ongoing series brought to you by OSC2, showcases inspiring conversations with visionary leaders of the modern food movement.

Nutrition Business Journal honors industry leaders

The Nutrition Business Journal Business Achievement Awards celebration capped NBJ Summit 2017.

The honorees are …

Nutrition Business Journal | Jul 24, 2017

 

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NBJ editors and Business Achievement Award recipients, NBJ Summit 2017

Last week, some of the most powerful and passionate figures in the nutrition industry gathered at NBJSummit to share ideas and ideals. Many of those ideals are embodied in the recipients of this year’s NBJBusiness Achievement Awards, presented and accepted at the event.

OSC2 wins 2017 Environmental Stewardship Award!

Dear OSC² Community,

I am excited to share that OSC² was awarded the Nutritional Business Journal’s 2017 Environmental Stewardship Award! You can find the article on Page 13 of NBJ.

The NBJ editorial team states, “OSC² might be the best example of urgency-meets-action in this year’s selection of NBJ Awards. A good example of community, too.”  They give a nice shout out to the OSC2 network regarding its leadership in packaging, climate, and our new Rising Star chapter.…

Climate Day at Expo West (March 8)

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Concerned about climate change but not sure what your company can do? Come to the Inaugural Climate Day at Expo West to get the tools, information and inspiration you need to help your company take meaningful action to reverse climate change.

Join industry leaders from UNFI, National Co+op Grocers, INFRA, Annie’s, Stonyfield, Guayaki, White Wave, Dr.…

OSC2 digs deep into regenerative agriculture

img_6019The food industry’s response to climate change as a whole has not matched the scale of the problem, but some natural product companies are leading the way. Here’s how three are investing in regenerative agriculture.

Lara Dickinson | Nov 18, 2016

This November, on a warm evening in downtown San Francisco, OSC2 gathered industry leaders to dig deeper into the regenerative agriculture movement.…

11/3: For the Love of Dirt

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For the Love of Dirt: How progressive food companies and their leaders are leveraging Regenerative Agriculture in the fight against climate change

Join us for a special conversation with inspiring CEO’s from the modern food movement, David Bronner (Dr. Bronner’s), John Foraker (Annie’s Foods), and John Roulac (Nutiva), as they share their thoughts and experiences implementing regenerative agriculture practices. The program will also feature excerpts from Josh Tickle’s upcoming film, Kiss the Ground: The Documentary, and an interactive Q&A session led by the evening’s moderator, Lara Dickinson, Executive Director of OSC2. …

9/22: OSC2 @ Expo East

OSC2 to introduce Keynote Speaker Paul Hawken on Sept. 22 and discuss a natural products industry collaboration on climate…
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Thursday Keynote Speaker Paul Hawken
8:30 – 9:30 AM, Baltimore Convention Center

Following this Keynote, OSC2 will moderate a panel on Climate Collaboration; the business path for reversing climate change.

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OSC2 @ SOCAP16

 Join us back at SOCAP16, for an update on the OSC² Climate Collaborative!!
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Food Climate Collaborative in Action Panel
Food manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and suppliers are leveraging the collective power of the natural foods industry and teaming up to take bold action to reverse climate change. OSC², in partnership with natural foods industry leaders, is developing a networked approach to inspire action and recognize businesses doing the right thing.
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Marketing Collaborative 3

13939358_1221070307949180_7471012714566689291_nJoin us for our third installment of theOSC² Marketing Collaborative. We’ll be picking up the Social Media conversation from our July meeting and reviewing live examples from various member channels. Hope you can make it. Thanks to Julie and the FruitGuys for hosting us! Can’t make it in person? Join us remote!

Date: September 7, 2016
Time: 3:30pm-6:00pm
Email: michael[at]osc2.org for more info.…