Save the Date! OSC2 Community Breakfast at Expo West is Back!

8th Annual OSC2 Community Breakfast at Expo West

Companies collaborating to support regenerative business models, food system leadership, sustainable packaging, climate resiliency,  soil health, and Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion.

For more information about OSC² please visit: www.osc2.org

The event is free for OSC2 member brands. For all else, we politely suggest a $25 donation. Proceeds will benefit the JEDI Collaborative.…

OSC2 Partners In Action: Naturally Bay Area’s Pitch Slam Returns Jan 19 – features 3 OSC2 members!

Tickets are Going Fast…Grab Your Friends and Colleagues and Snag Your Tickets Now Before They’re Gone!

  • DATE/TIME: January 19, 2020 – 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (1st evening of the Winter Fancy Food Show)
  • LOCATION: Mission Bay Conference Center (Robertson Auditorium), 1675 Owens Street #251, San Francisco
  • TICKETS: Snag your tickets and reserve your seat nowThis event will sell out!

OSC2 Partners In Action: Sustainable Foods Summit Returns to San Francisco January 22-23

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Innovating with Sustainable Ingredients 
Learn how to innovate with novel ingredients at the Sustainable Foods Summit. The 10th North American edition will be hosted in San Francisco on 22-23rd January 2020.  Details will be given on food ingredients that add sustainable value to food & beverages. Featured speaker…
Pierre Thiam, Award-Winning Chef, Author and Social Activist
Founder of Yolélé FoodsThiam, one of Africa’s leading chefs, will show how companies can innovate using an ancient grain.

2020 Vision: A Commitment to Collaboration,  Intentional Impact, and Healthy Regeneration

As we reflect on our collective steps forward this year, Lara, Grace, and I want to recognize some of the exciting developments and countless partner contributions from the community that helped us make today a reality.  OSC2s seven plus year journey with you all has helped us see with greater clarity our role in manifesting the immense capacity of industry leaders through collaborative impact  to achieve a healthy regenerative world. 

Reflections from Future of Food: The JEDI Mindset

THANK YOU FOR JOINING US!

FUTURE OF FOOD: THE JEDI MINDSET

Introducing a Positive Conversation About Diversity in Your Company

OSC2 and the Natural Products Industry Bay Area community gathered Nov. 7 to start the conversation around justice, equity, diversity & inclusion (JEDI) and discuss how companies can get involved with JEDI Collaborative. We had gathering full of passionate JEDI experts, students, CEO’s, founders, culture experts, marketing and sales leaders and beyond.…

Future of Food: The JEDI Mindset on Nov 7!

FUTURE OF FOOD: THE JEDI MINDSET
Introducing a Positive Conversation About Diversity in Your Company

Event Description

To further the purposeful shift toward a vibrant, regenerative economy, it is imperative that we focus the natural products industry’s attention on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI). Diversity of perspectives within leadership, management, and workforce improves innovation output and helps companies reach communities that would otherwise remain underserved.…

Scaling a business with heart… an interview with JEDI Collaborative Co-Founder Sheryl O’Loughlin

IDEO U Interview with co-founder of JEDI Collaborative and Board Member of OSC2, Sheryl O’Loughlin

Suz chats with Sheryl O’Loughlin who says there’s a dark side to entrepreneurship, but it’s possible to run a startup in a healthy, joyful way. In this conversation, we dive into Sheryl’s vast experience as a CEO, founder, mentor, and advisor to pull out key lessons she’s learned at critical moments in her career.…

JEDI Collaborative Co-Founder, Sheryl O’Loughlin, digs in on JEDI

What JEDI Means to Me 

by Sheryl O’Loughlin – Co-founder JEDI Collaborative and Women on Boards Project, and former CEO REBBL

Sep 13, 2019

I co-founded the JEDI (justice, equity, diversity and inclusion) Collaborative and the Women on Boards Project because I hope that, someday — once underrepresented and marginalized groups are seen, heard and included — such projects can be rendered obsolete.

Natural Medicine Journal interviews Climate Collaborative Director, Erin Callahan

Here’s How the Natural Products Industry Is Tackling Climate Change

September edition of Natural Products Insider keys in on sustainable packaging!

The September edition of Natural Products Insider highlights the opportunities and challenges facing our industry.

Inside:

  • Viewpoint: The five Rs
  • Trends in Sustainable packaging: Overcoming the perils of plastic
  • Roots of sustainable compostable packaging
  • The time is now for sustainable packaging
  • Thinking outside the box at Gaia Herbs
  • Takeaways from your business

Humans generated 2.01 billion tons of solid waste in 2016, and by 2050, that could rise to 3.4…