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. …
Why You Should Be Optimistic About Compostable Packaging
by Dan Kurzrock April 25, 2019
Original post at: ReGrained Presents: The UpCyclist
Optimism about packaging in today’s single-use culture can feel hard to reach. Rather than crumple up our dreams of a more sustainable future and toss them out the window, we’ve always felt inspired to find a better way. Cars aren’t going away, but they can become electric.
An Expo West Recap from OSC2
For the past few years we have been witnessing a shift in consciousness and intention within the natural products community. The trend continued this year at Expo West. We were blown away by the number of people in attendance at the various workshops and education sessions, in addition to our annual convening on the show floor to see the ever growing variety of progressive natural products. …
Headed to Anaheim this week? Check out the programs and events below for an inspiring mix of the natural products industry in action.
A Seat at the Table for All: The Benefits of a Unified Natural Products Industry
March 7 (Thu)
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Marriott, Orange County Ballroom 1
Free To All Super Pass/Edu. Day Pass Holders!…
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
*** THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT***
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.…
Many of us already know the answer! Thanks to relationships with Numi, Guayaki, Rebbl and other members, we’ve seen firsthand the commitment to their values and passions while having the courage to change as they grow.
OSC2 is partnering with SOCAP on a panel event that will share simultaneous challenges and opportunities, and what role likeminded investors play in scaling impact.…
What a weekend! The rebirth of the Natural Foods industry is here—bigger and actually better—the innovation is back!
Overall comments: Wow—what vibrance and innovation this year at Expo West. I had less time than usual to really see, taste and walk the show, but it was clear that our innovative spirit is in such full force! The intersection of sustainability and tasty super foods has created a whole new way of thinking and eating and it showed up in full force. …
We are proud to share non confidential highlights of our Brand Packaging Leader updates at Numi Tea and Alter Eco related to our packaging coalition. This community of action based leaders has compelled great progress toward improved food packaging. They have each been working very hard over the past year on continuing to advance compostable pouches in their own organizations and share these learnings.…