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Why taking climate action is a smart and savvy business move

climate change business session at Expo West
In this Natural Products Expo West Climate Day session, panelists discuss the business imperative of taking climate action and how sequestering carbon can actually seed profit growth.  

"Climate change is having a significant impact on agriculture. It's one of the biggest threats that we have to our world and certainly to our supply chains." 

—Robynn Shrader, National Co+op Grocers (NCG) 

Part 1: Climate is a business issue


  • How climate change is already having a significant impact on food production. 
  • Why it's critical to bring values into the heart of commerce. 

Part 2: Effectively using your voice


  • Why taking climate initiative can help employment retention and recruitment. 
  • How brands can share stories around the climate change initiatives they are making. 

Part 3: Growth works, growth sells 


  • The best ways to sequester carbon and be a net positive company. 
  • Collaborating with competition to cut packaging waste and meet energy goals. 

Part 4: Vision for the industry


  • Can smaller companies bring positive change to bigger companies who acquire them? 
  • What is the No. 1 thing brands can do to become industry leaders in climate change? 

This session—Climate Day, Executive Roundtable—was recorded at Natural Products Expo West 2017. 

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