Category: sustainability

Category: sustainability

New Year Board Governance 101

Happy New Year! The new year is an exciting time for organizations because they can plan for all of their accomplishments for the year to come. In your planning, you should make sure your board directors have a refresher course on their duties and responsibilities as board members. Board Governance 101 is great for returning […]

Natural Diversity

  I am very excited to present at Expo West on Saturday, March 12 with my colleagues Jeff Klineman and Tracye McQuirter. Our panel,¬†Natural Diversity: Finding Your Company’s Future Leaders, will be a very interesting exploration of the current status of diversity in the natural products industry and what the industry feels it needs to […]

Water Water Everywhere!

Water is a very valuable resource that we shouldn’t take for granted. We drink it, bathe in it, recreate in it. That’s why water quality and quantity are important things to always think about.¬†An associate I know started a podcast called The Water Values about water that’s very interesting. I took the time to listen […]

Dr. Carver & The Peanut

Today is the last day of Black History Month. Let’s take a look at a Black History Month staple, Dr. George Washington Carver and his contributions to the organic farming world. Dr. George Washington Carver’s agricultural research into peanuts and soybeans is legendary. His research was used to help poor farmers grow these alternative crops […]

Denver Startup Week

Denver Startup Week was a blast. The week celebrates everything entrepreneurial in Denver. There were mentoring sessions with successful entrepreneurs, loads of talks and workshops, and fun after hours events with lots of beer. Coloradans love to work hard while drinking craft beer! I only had time to participate for two days this year, but […]