For too long, the industries around the country have been slow in recognizing and reflecting the changing needs of an increasingly diverse society. The JEDI Collaborative is committed to breaking down these systemic barriers to inclusion in the natural products industry.
OSC2 is seeking highly-qualified candidates to serve as our Program & Ops Manager – click on the link below to find out more and/or share with anyone in your network that you think might be interested in joining the team!
An analysis of the impacts of COVID-19 on the Food Industry
In the spirit of supporting each other throughout this crisis, here’s the CEO and Founder of Dang Foods, Vincent Ktirattragarn’s, research on the impacts of #COVID19 on the #CPG Food industry. Thanks to the data providers who make their information public allowing us to figure out how to navigate these waters.…
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.…
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. …
Article originally featured at New Hope Network
Solving our packaging problem: Industry leaders to collaborate during innovation workshop
There is no doubt that the natural products industry is an incredible and inspiring community.
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.…
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 now. This event will sell out!
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. …
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.…