OSC² News and Events

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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. …

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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.

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RSVP NOW: JOIN US FOR CLIMATE DAY 2020!


TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2020

RSVP HERE

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.

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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!…

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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.…

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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!
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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.
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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. 

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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.…