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With powerful, engaged partners and change makers, we mentor an extraordinary group of young global citizens. Our standards, defined by social responsibility and environmental sustainability, help us forge relationships with partners who are deeply aligned with our mission.

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Acure

Acure Organics is a family owned and operated company founded on sustainable principles to provide the highest quality fair trade, natural and certified organic personal care products. Our products are created with great care and are a reflection of our values. Each of our products is free from animal testing, parabens, sulfates, phthalates, synthetic fragrances, harmful preservatives and artificial colors. We travel the globe to find the most potent certified organic ingredients that meet our high standards of efficacy and purity. We thank you for sharing in our mission to have a positive impact on the world we live in.

Whole Foods Market

We appreciate and celebrate the difference natural and organic products can make in the quality of one’s life. We have high standards and our goal is to sell the highest quality products we possibly can. We define quality by evaluating the ingredients, freshness, safety, taste, nutritive value and appearance of all of the products we carry. We are buying agents for our customers and not the selling agents for the manufacturers.

Suja Juice

At Suja, we’re passionate about fostering environmental and social well-being. With Suja Elements, we took this passion to the next level by partnering each juice flavor with an important social or environmental cause. The Elements Cause Collective™ consists of 6 non-profits focused on four key concerns: health & nutrition, sustainability, conservation and human rights. When a Suja Elements bottle is purchased, 20 cents is donated to the specific cause associated with that flavor. We hope to bring greater awareness and assistance to the missions of important causes like New Eyes, Teens Turning Green and Citizens for GMO Labeling.

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

Kimpton’s philosophy is to be the best-loved boutique hotel and restaurant company by their employees, guests, owners and communities and to genuinely support their co-workers and provide heartfelt care and comfort for their guests.

 

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Lisa & Douglas Goldman Fund

Established in 1992 by Lisa and Douglas Goldman, the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund is a private foundation committed to providing support for charitable organizations that enhance our society.  As natives of San Francisco, the Goldmans place a high priority on projects that have an impact upon the San Francisco community.  Within its grantmaking areas, the Fund strives to be responsive and flexible as well as to make informed and responsible grants to support qualified projects.

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Aubrey Organics

Our Mission is to provide all-natural, safe and effective personal care and lifestyle products to the consumer. We offer a true and authentic alternative to many of the mass produced synthetic products on the market today. We craft only the highest quality all-natural products without compromise as to ingredients, packaging or cost.

Budget Car Rental

Budget Car Rental is committed to being a responsible member of the communities in which we live, work and serve our customers, and to ensuring that we are minimizing our impact on our environment.  In addition to offering “green” vehicles, as defined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Certification program, for rent at virtually all Budget locations, Budget also focuses on recycling water, tires, motor oil and other such hazardous materials, and reducing our use of natural resources at all of our corporate locations.  For anyone seeking to minimize the environmental impact from the use of a rental car, Budget is the smart way to go.

Cavallo Point the Lodge at the Golden Gate

Cavallo Point – the Lodge at the Golden Gate was created by the Fort Baker Retreat Group, a project of Passport Resorts, Equity Community Builders and Ajax Capital Group. The Fort Baker Retreat Group is working with the National Park Service and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy in a unique private/public/non-profit alliance to restore, enhance and preserve Fort Baker as a National Park for generations to come.

Desert Essence 

Few things are more beautiful than peace of mind, body, and spirit. Inspired by the nature around us and the lifestyles of those who embrace it, Desert Essence was founded in 1978 to bring the best of nature’s offerings to personal care regimens everywhere. Inspired by the desert and all that it has to offer, we became the first company to market Jojoba Oil. We then went on to introduce Tea Tree Oil to the US market. Since then, we have expanded to include natural and organic beauty care products specifically formulated to improve the lifestyles of today’s most health-conscious consumers.

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps are synonymous with Old-World quality and time-honored simplicity, which can be traced back to the family’s German-Jewish soapmaking tradition. Renowned for their quality, versatility and eco-friendliness, Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps is the number-one-selling natural brand of soap in North America. The 4th and 5th generations of the Bronner family who run the company today continue to make our unsurpassed soaps with care and integrity. We strive to honor our heritage with progressive business practices, while devoting profits to worthwhile causes and charities worldwide.

Good Night Foundation

The Good Night Foundation is a non-profit organization that partners with leading hoteliers, through the generosity of their caring guests, to raise funds for local and global organizations in effort to make all parts of the world safe, healthy, desirable places to live and visit. The Good Night Foundation was inspired by the Clinton Global Initiative, a nonpartisan catalyst for action which brings together a community of global leaders to devise and implement innovative solutions for pressing global challenges.

Guayaki Yerba Mate

Guayaki’s mission is to steward and restore 200,000 acres of South American Atlantic rainforest and create over 1,000 living wage jobs by 2020 by leveraging our Market-Driven-Restoration business model. We are working to make organic, fair-trade yerba mate the mainstream energy beverage of choice, and prove that a company can be profitable while operating sustainably.  We started in 1996 with a vision of protecting and restoring the South American rainforests and empowering the native forest people, and with consumers help, we are achieving that goal, sip by sip.

jetBlue

jetBlue helps the community and environment by encouraging customers, crewmembers and communities to do “one thing that’s green” for the environment. Since 2007, more than 1,900 crewmembers and volunteers have donated time to plant over 1,200 trees and clean up nearly three tons of trash. Hundreds of volunteers and jetBlue crewmembers celebrate Earth Day by planting trees in partnership with the NY Restoration Project and Million Trees NYC. To honor the campaign’s 5th year, jetBlue planted a tree for everyone traveling with jetBlue on Earth Day: over 80,000 trees!

Klean Kanteen

Klean Kanteen’s commitment to people and the planet drives everything the company does. From the stainless steel creations to its partners, Klean Kanteen is firmly fixed on the task of making healthy, high-quality goods that will faithfully replace a lifetime of single-use items. One cup, bottle, and container at a time adds up… to big results.

Marin County Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors has the overall responsibility for the function of county government. The legislative and executive body of county government, the Board serves as the governing board of the County Free Library and of many special districts such as Parks & Open Space District, Transit District, and the Housing Authority. The Board passes all ordinances governing the county and is responsible for seeing that mandated functions are properly discharged.

Natracare

Natracare is an award-winning, ethical company committed to offering organic and natural solutions for personal health care that leave a soft footprint on the earth out of respect for our future generations. For all feminine hygiene and baby care products, Natracare uses only organic and natural materials that meet the highest organic, environmental and biodegradable standards, sourced from raw material producers that manage resources respectfully and share our principles.

Nutiva

Nutiva is revolutionizing the way the world eats by producing the highest quality organic superfoods including coconut, chia, hemp and red palm.  They are nourishing people and planet by donating 1% of sales to support sustainable agriculture programs throughout the world.

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imgresAnnie’s Homegrown

For the past 25 years, Annie’s has been nourishing people (and the planet) with simple, down-to-earth foods that taste great. Their passionate team seeks out the best real ingredients Mother Earth has to offer, harvesting pure, natural flavors to make delicious foods everyone can feel good about, sourced from people and places they trust. As a mission-driven business, Annie’s team works hard to act as a positive role model for consumers and other businesses.

Chipotle

Food with integrity means serving the very best sustainably raised food possible with an eye to great taste, great nutrition and great value. It means that we support and sustain family farmers who respect the land and the animals in their care. It means that whenever possible we use meat from animals raised without the use of antibiotics or added hormones. And it means that we source organic and local produce when practical. And that we use dairy from cows raised without the use of synthetic hormones. Food With Integrity is a journey that started more than a decade ago and one that will never end.

Gaia Herbs

Our mission is to create and nurture healthy connections between plants and people. We do that through finding and maintaining strong global relationships in addition to championing personal and environmental sustainability here at home, on our own organic farm.

Numi Tea

Numi inspires well-being of mind, body and spirit through the simple art of tea. The company is rooted in the principle of creating a healthful product that nurtures people and honors the planet. In all company initiatives, Numi strives to foster a healthy, thriving global community while bringing people the purest, best-tasting organic tea. An industry pioneer, Numi was the first authorized to label its packaging and tea bags as non-GMO verified.

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Sustain’s mission is to celebrate, educate and support women by providing the products, knowledge and inspiration they need to proudly take control of their sexual health. Operating at the highest level of sustainability, we will be a disruptive force in the reproductive healthcare industry, driving it towards greater access, safer products, and increased transparency. Sustain is the first truly sustainable, Fair Trade certified brand of condoms marketed first and foremost to women.

Container StoreThe Container Store

With more than 30 years of experience as the storage and organization experts, we’ve come up with some creative solutions for saving precious space and time. Not only was The Container Store built on great products, but it was structured around some very basic and fundamental business philosophies about treating employees, customers, vendors and the community with respect and dignity.

UNFI Foundation

The UNFI Foundation is committed to promoting healthy, sustainable and organic food production and consumption. We are proud to fund innovative new programs that support the development of healthy, sustainable foods and food practices, and the health of our planet.

 

logo_lg_bgWorld Centric

Founded in 2004, World Centric provides zero waste solutions to reduce environmental impact. By innovating in plant-based materials and design, World Centric has developed over 150 compostable products across tableware, cutlery and food packaging. A certified B Corporation, World Centric upholds rigorous standards of social and environmental responsibility, and donates 25% of profits to support initiatives aimed at growing awareness of environmental issues and minimizing waste.

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ecojot

Founded by Mark Gavin in 2007, ecojot creates eco-friendly stationery, paper goods and custom design products that feature whimsical and inspirational designs. Designer Carolyn Gavin garners her inspiration from different artistic genres found in her travels and varying facets of life. ecojot specializes in a variety of journals,  sketchbooks, children’s sketchbooks, gift wrap, calendars and note cards. The paper content used is 100% post-consumer recycled and all products are designed and printed in Canada.

imgres-2Clif Bar Family Foundation 

We started Clif Bar Family Foundation in 2006 to support grassroots groups with inspiring ideas and limited funds. We believe in the wisdom of starting small, seeing what works, and growing it genuinely.  We know what a few people with innovative ideas and persistence can accomplish, Clif Bar’s roots are grassroots.

GellertFred Gellert Family Foundation

Established in 1958 by Fred Gellert, a prominent San Francisco Bay area developer, home builder and philanthropist, the Fred Gellert Family Foundation funds innovative programs that encourage a sustainable quality of life for present and future generations. The primary focus is with San Francisco Bay area organizations that encourage collaboration and coalition building seeking a better world for our children.

Good Earth Natural Foods

Our mission is to help the people of planet Earth maintain their primary vehicles in top performance by providing the finest natural and organic foods. We offer foods grown and prepared using a minimum of processing and no chemical pesticides or food additives. If we cannot meet this ideal with a certain food item, we get as close as we can and make as much noise as we can to change it for the better. We always endeavor to remember that food contains spirit.

RW Garcia

At RW Garcia, we’re changing the way people snack with a simple philosophy: great tasting can be good for you. We want you to feel better about indulging your salty snack cravings. That’s why all our products are not only delicious, but also all-natural, verified non-GMO, and certified gluten free. Snack healthy.

Vermont Soapworks

Vermont Soap Organics was created to manufacture and market high quality, unique and natural personal care products of usefulness and value; and to be an example of how corporations can be a tool for positive social change. We pledge to conduct our business in an environmentally aware manner emphasizing reuse and recycling, the use of natural base ingredients, and the application of appropriate technology.

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imgres-1EO Products

EO® and EveryOne® are two leading personal care product brands from Small World Trading Company, a family owned and operated company based in Marin County, California. Since 1995 we’ve been making healthy and effective products rooted in the benefits of pure essential oils. Our products are certified gluten-free, cruelty-free, organic and non-GMO, and are free of harsh chemicals.

HeritageSalvage_V1_logoHeritage Salvage 

Heritage Salvage was founded in 2003 in Occidental, California by Michael Bug Deakin and is now located in Petaluma and San Francisco. The Petaluma location has three acres of reclaimed building materials, flooring, wood slabs and hand-hewn beams. A custom shop on premises produces made to order reclaimed furniture for restaurants, businesses, and property owners.  Our mission is to repurpose, reuse, and create beauty from existing materials, keeping as much wood out of landfills as possible. Help to resuscitate local communities with infusion of sustainable enthusiasm, reclamation and re-building know-how.