OSC² News and Events

The Town Kitchen, PBC launches TTK Provisions to Serve Youth-Crafted, Locally Sourced Food and Essentials to Households in SF Bay Area

Community-Driven Food Company Launches Consumer Delivery Service and Donation drive While Empowering Underserved Youth in Bay Area

Oakland, CA March 24th, 2020​ — ​The​ Town Kitchen, PBC​ launches ​“TTK Provisions”​ a new Direct To Consumer household essentials and food delivery service. Given the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Town Kitchen is now providing home essentials like toilet paper, paper towels, and disinfectants, as well as, a rotating menu of sustainably packaged, ready to eat family meals crafted by award-winning chefs.

CALL FOR CANDIDATES: CLIMATE ACTION PLANNING – SFTA CLIMATE ACTION MANAGEMENT PRIMER

SFTA-since-08c-horiz.jpgBuilding a climate action plan can be a daunting task – it can take months or even years to build. The Sustainable Food Trade Association (SFTA), a Climate Collaborative partner, has developed a tool that helps natural product companies of any sector to fast track effective climate action while a more comprehensive climate action plan is being built: the SFTA Climate Action Management Primer (CAMP).…

Webinar Recap: Inclusive and resilient team building in a virtual work environment

If you were unable to make it, or simply want to share the webinar with your teammates – the webinar recording is now available on the J.E.D.I Collaborative website

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What’s next for sustainable single-use packaging?

The co-founder of upcycled brand ReGrained dives into the regulatory and scientific developments from over the past year that are shaping the future of sustainable packaging.

Originally posted at NewHope Network by Daniel Kurzrock | Mar 09, 2020

In lieu of being able to update our community at Natural Products Expo West’s Climate Day this year, we thought it would be helpful to share developments on our packaging journey to a wider, albeit virtual, audience here.…

JEDI Collaborative hosts and Unconscious Bias Workshop for founders & CEOs of leading natural products companies in the Bay Area

OSC²‘s newly minted JEDI Collaborative hosted a day-long workshop to explore how internal and interpersonal unconscious biases prevent us from truly behaving in inclusive, equitable, and just ways.

Twenty-five CEO’s, Founders and culture leaders from fourteen leading natural products companies, including Guayaki, Numi Tea, Alter Eco, Kuli Kuli, La Tourangelle, and many more met at Nutiva‘s headquarters in Richmond, CA to uncover their own individual biases and examine how their respective identities influence these perceptions. …

Solving our packaging problem: Industry leaders to collaborate during innovation workshop

Article originally featured at New Hope Network

Solving our packaging problem: Industry leaders to collaborate during innovation workshop

This spring, stakeholders from across the packaging value chain will come together to create innovative, sustainable packaging solutions in RCD’s Redefining Flexible Films Innovation Workshop.
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Chris McGurrin | Jan 14, 2020

There is no doubt that the natural products industry is an incredible and inspiring community.

RSVP NOW: JOIN US FOR CLIMATE DAY 2020!


TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2020

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Don’t miss out on the best day of the year – inspiring speakers, real-world advice you can use, and the connections you need to make climate action possible. RSVP now to let us know you can make it!

Join industry leaders for inspirational keynotes, executive roundtables, workshops, networking, climate awards, a rockin’ reception and more.

Climate Collaborative – Video of Climate Impact

Climate Collaborative Videos of Impact from Climate Collaborative on Vimeo.

In the lead up to Climate Day 2019, we asked for videos sharing the positive impact and progress companies are seeing in their climate work. We received a tremendous number of videos from companies across the industry showcasing your work. Enjoy the compilation of great work throughout the industry!…

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.…