Bioneers Sponsorship Opportunities
The work of Bioneers wouldn’t be possible without the support of our sponsors and media partners. Their alignment with Bioneers demonstrates a commitment to the principles and values of our mission–creating a sustainable restored world through responsible economic action. We hope you’ll show your support to the companies and organizations below.
Organic Valley Family of Farms:Independent and Farmer-Owned Organic Valley is America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and one of the nation’s leading organic brands. Organized in 1988, it represents 1,630 farmers in 33 states and four Canadian provinces, and achieved $523 million in 2009 sales. Focused on its founding mission of saving family farms through organic farming, Organic Valley produces a variety of organic foods, including organic milk, soy, cheese, butter, spreads, creams, eggs, produce and juice, which are sold in supermarkets, natural foods stores and food cooperatives nationwide. The same farmers who produce for Organic Valley also produce a full range of delicious organic meat under the Organic Prairie label.For Information, call 1-888-444-MILK or visit www.organicvalley.coop, www.organicprairie.coop and the cooperative’s farmer website, www.farmers.coop. Organic Valley is also on Twitter @Organic_Valley and Facebook www.facebook.com/OrganicValley.
Cafe Mam. The cornerstone of Cafe Mam’s social responsibility has been the recognition of a living-wage based coffee price. Cafe Mam beans are Fair Trade Certified by TransFair USA, a guarantee that the farmers received a fair price for their harvest, which was grown on small, family-owned farms. Their moral commitment includes the exclusive use of certified organic coffee and their support of pesticide-reform groups (more than $110 thousand has been donated since their inception).
Clif Bar & Company is a leading maker of nutritious and organic foods and drinks for people on-the-go, including CLIF® Bar energy bar, LUNA®, The Whole Nutrition Bar for Women®; and CLIF Kid®, Nourishing Kids in Motion®. Focused on sports nutrition and healthy snacks, the family and employee-owned company is committed to sustaining its business, brands, people, community and the planet. For more information on Clif Bar & Company, please visit www.clifbar.com, check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/clifbar and follow us on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/clifbar.
Eclectic Institute was founded in 1982. The company name honors and works to continue the legacy of the Eclectic physicians of America’s Golden Age of Botanical Medicine, 1836-1837. Eclectic is committed to working with nature’s healing power, in the preparation of botanical products, which nutritionally enhance total health and well-being.
E2K brings together a world-wide network of dedicated event professionals to create innovative events that inspire a sense of community and produce positive change in the world.
John Masters Organics. Caring about yourself and caring about the earth don’t have to be mutually exclusive. For over 20 years, this has been the guiding force in creating Super Natural Beauty for your hair, your skin, and your home. John Masters Organics grew out of the desire to create a luxury beauty line that treats the earth with respect. We only get one body, and we only get one planet. Why not treat them both with the utmost care? Why use synthetics when natural products work better and are safer for the environment?
Lotus Cuisine of Indiais a family-owned Indian eatery in downtown San Rafael with a vision to create contemporary Indian cuisine. Their commitment is to transport you from familiar local tastes to those wholesome and varied traditions of modern Indian cuisine that draw from their ancient counterparts. Lotus features:
- The warm, full flavors of contemporary Indian cuisine complete with personally handpicked herbs and spices and foods;
- A cozy atmosphere and delightful ambiance framed by Indian decor;
- Gracious hosts with quick and courteous service;
- Experienced master chef whose creations are based on core Indian cuisine;
- A wide range of choices for particular tastes, including varying degrees of spice and oil, vegan and vegetarian palettes.
New Belgium Brewing Company, makers of Fat Amber Ale and other Belgian-inspired beers, began operations in a tiny Fort Collins basement in 1991. Today, the third-largest craft brewer in the U.S., New Belgium produces a rotating portfolio of 16 beers. In addition to producing world-class beers, New Belgium takes pride in being a responsible corporate role model with progressive programs such as employee ownership, open book management and a commitment to environmental stewardship.
Founded in 1999, Nutiva is the world’s leading brand of nutritious organic hemp, coconut and chia superfoods. Nutiva is dedicated to a healthy and sustainable world, demonstrating its mission to nourish people and planet by using delicious organic ingredients, enriching the soil, and donating 1% of sales to sustainable-agriculture groups. Founded in 1999, Nutiva is the world’s leading brand of nutritious organic hemp, coconut and chia superfoods. Its products are offered nationwide, as well as in Canada, Mexico, and the European Union, at more than 10,000 natural-food retailers.
Portfolio 21 invests in companies designing ecologically superior products, using renewable energy, and developing efficient production methods. Portfolio 21 companies seek to prosper in the 21st Century by recognizing environmental sustainability as a fundamental human challenge and a tremendous business opportunity.
RSF Social Finance is a community of investors, donors, and social entrepreneurs dedicated to transforming the way the world works with money. Since 1984, has provided over $200 million in loans and over $90 million in grants to non-profit and for-profit social enterprises in the areas of Food & Agriculture, Education & the Arts, and Ecological Stewardship.
Women’s Donor Network: WDN is a community of progressive women who multiply their energy, their strategic savvy, and their philanthropic dollars to build a more just and fair world.
Native Arts & Culture Foundation: The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation is America’s first national charity committed to building a permanent fund dedicated exclusively to fostering the revitalization, appreciation and continuity of Native arts and cultures. We provide funding to Native artists and arts organizations in the American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities in all 50 starts. We believe that Native wisdom and expression offers pathways for sustaining our earth and addressing critical issues from economic health to environmental stewardship. Through philanthropy and partnership, we are ensuring a path that benefits present and future generations of peoples in America. We do this by granting to Native artists and arts organizations, convening the field and advocating for the role that Native arts and cultures contributes to community vitality and health.
Social Venture Network: Since 1987, Social Venture Network has been catalyzing collaboration among the world’s leading social entrepreneurs to create transformational innovation, growth and impact. Our mutually supportive culture inspires leaders to generously share their wisdom, passion and resources to promote businesses that better serve humanity and the environment.