SB'12 Sponsors


Thank you! SB'12 would not have been possible without the help of our sponsors.

Please join us in thanking them, and take a minute to check out the great sustainable innovation work they're both doing and facilitating.

  Platinum Sponsors

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BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. We create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Our products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve the quality of life.


Citizen Group is dedicated to building "citizen brands." The San Francisco-based agency helps shape values-based brand strategies and then brings them to life through compelling creative campaigns, social media, and community initiatives that inspire, inform, and invite audiences to participate. Clients include Amnesty International, Mighty Leaf Tea, Pabst Brewing Company, NRDC, Rock the Vote, USA Network, Wal-Mart (sustainability initiative), and World Wildlife Fund (Climate Savers initiative).

 Saatchi S logo

Saatchi & Saatchi S makes sustainability irresistible. We believe in smart thinking and powerful storytelling to propel innovation, create organizational change, inspire and engage employees, and enhance customer loyalty. We shape many of the world's largest corporations and most recognized brands, helping them realize long-term business and organizational value. 


 HP logo

For 50+ years, HP has valued and practiced environmental stewardship. We place particular emphasis on three key areas: climate and energy, product reuse and recycling and supply chain responsibility. These areas have strategic importance to our business, stakeholder concerns and our ability to make a positive impact. For more information, visit



  Silver Sponsors

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Welcome to Shelton Group –giving sustainable brands a market advantage.

We leverage sustainability stories for some of the country’s most progressive companies, keeping our finger on the pulse of ever-changing consumer perceptions to fuel breakthrough ideas that move consumers to action. Turn your sustainability story into a market advantage. Visit us at

 UL Environment

UL Environment, a business unit of UL, works to advance global sustainability, environmental health, and safety by supporting the growth and development of environmentally-preferable products, services, and organizations. In addition to product testing, certification, and claim validations, UL Environment offers strategic consulting services that help companies build market share, grow profits, and leverage sustainability as a platform for growth. For more information, visit

 Relan Bags

Life is not about what you do today but what you leave behind. Over 16 million vinyl billboards are produced each year, most of which wind up in landfills.

Relan re-purposes the vinyl into valued sustainable products creating an extraordinary branding opportunity for corporations and organizations to communicate their sustainability mission. The one-of-a-kind uniqueness and the story behind each product is truly fascinating.


Earth911: The Recycling Authority 

Earth911 helps businesses implement end-of-life solutions for products and packaging through the nation's largest, most accurate recycling directory. connects businesses to a zero-waste lifestyle audience.

 Trim Tab

TrimTab Media develops and produces online video campaigns that tell the stories behind your brand – about your people, practices and offering. By telling stories that resonate with your audience’s values, our online video campaigns can turn your customers and supporters into raving fans.


 spi logo

SPI brings together U.S. plastics industry supply-chain stakeholders to advance a sustainable pro-manufacturing agenda, pursuant of zero waste strategies, efficient and responsible manufacturing principles so as to deliver products offering exceptional performance and price that help companies strengthen global competitiveness.  Our advocacy initiatives in the marketplace and with governments at all levels (global, federal, state and local) proactively promote your product lines.

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SC Johnson – one of the world’s leading makers of household brands – is a family-owned and managed business dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Learn more about SC Johnson’s commitment to sustainability.

 Deloitte logo

In the United States, Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries employ 45,000 professionals with a single focus: helping our clients solve tough problems. We work in four key business areas — audit, financial advisory, tax, and consulting — but our real strength comes from combining the talents of those groups.

 AT&T logo

Consumers are increasingly aware of and interested in the impact products have on the world around them. Yet often times information about the sustainability attributes of products is either hard to find, non existent or misleading. AT&T and BSR have joined together to address this issue.  Learn more about the new eco-rating system.


  Bronze Sponsors

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Cone Communications is a public relations and marketing agency known for igniting brands with high-impact strategies and programs based in deep insights, unique subject matter expertise and innovation. Focusing on key areas such as consumer product media relations, social media, cause branding and marketing, corporate responsibility, nonprofit marketing, corporate communications and crisis prevention/management – the agency is positioned to help clients achieve both business and societal outcomes.


The Glad Product Company believes small changes can make a big difference. From bags that are stronger and use less plastic, to recycling and compost bags, to consumer education and partnerships, Glad works hard to drive out waste and supports the EPA’s goal to divert 80% of solid waste by 2020.


PRé Consultants puts the metrics behind sustainability.  We have built our reputation on best-in-class knowledge and experience in sustainability metrics and life cycle thinking. PRé works with leading businesses to provide long term solutions that benefit the bottom line by delivering an integrated approach for measuring, managing and improving product and supply chain sustainability performance.


 Sage Botanical

Sage Botanic Media utilizes their sustainable hydroponic technology to design and market vertical garden structures which are used by organizations seeking sustainable positions for advertising or as an environmentally friendly design element. Sage has combined horticulture, graphic art and digital content to create a new advertising medium called “Media Gardens”; living green marketing platforms for sustainable companies. 


 Resonate logo 

Resonate enables advertisers to reach audiences based on the nuances in consumers’ belief systems and values. Resonates’ insights power the campaign performance of leading brand and political advertisers. 

Resonate is headquartered in Reston, Va. with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington D.C.  For more information visit:

 Native Energy

NativeEnergy is an expert provider of carbon offsets, renewable energy credits, and carbon accounting software. With NativeEnergy’s Help Build™ offsets, businesses and individuals can help finance the construction of wind, biogas, solar, and other carbon reduction projects with strong social and environmental benefits. Since 2000, NativeEnergy’s customers have helped build over 50 projects, reducing more than 2.5 million tons of greenhouse gas reductions, and the company has over 4 million tons under contract. All NativeEnergy carbon offsets undergo third-party verification and validation. Learn more at



Brandlogic is the world's leading independent branding firm. We live at the intersection of branding, technology and sustainability, helping clients achieve ever-higher levels of performance. Our Sustainability Leadership Report, a landmark quantitative study comparing actual vs. perceived ESG performance for 100 leading global brands, is available at



 TrinaSolar logo

Trina Solar is a leading manufacturer of high-quality PV modules. The company’s sustainable manufacturing processes and carbon reduction programs are ISO certified and have been recognized as an industry model. These sustainable processes have resulted in a nearly 60 percent reduction in energy and water usage per megawatt produced.

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Causes is the world’s largest online platform for collective action. We put power in the hands of individuals, nonprofits and brands to empower anyone with an idea or passion for change to build campaigns for the issues they care about. Causes is a place to get people to not only see what you care about but participate in the things that matter most to you.

 summit energy logo

Summit Energy, a subsidiary of Schneider Electric, provides sustainability services that accelerate business performance. From strategy to implementation, Summit’s sustainability team intersects with your business and makes your brand more valuable. We help you do more than plan. Our 130,000 team members are by your side every step of the way to achieve your sustainability goals.

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In a year, more than 180 million trees will be harvested nationally for paper. Join Toshiba America Business Solutions and partner Adobe in giving trees a day off on National No Print Day. Together we can celebrate the unsung heroes of the modern workplace by rethinking the very way we print, by not printing at all. Take the pledge and share at

 sprint logo

At Sprint, corporate responsibility is part of a long-term, strategic approach where business opportunities operate in sync with social, economic and environmental responsibilities. Sprint’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, support device recycling programs, and bring more sustainable mobile devices and emerging technologies to market has helped place Sprint among the greenest companies in the United States and is currently ranked No. 3 on Newsweek's Green Rankings.

 pictura and SGP logo

Pictura, specializes in large format digital graphic solutions, exhibits & event displays and graphics, point-of-purchase, visual merchandising, retail displays, & corporate interiors.   Pictura is recognized as a leader in the sustainability in the printing industry as the nation’s 1st Certified Sustainable Green Printer by the Sustainable Green Print Partnership (SGP)  The SGP, an independent Nonprofit Certification Organization, sets the sustainability pathway for the printing and graphic communications industry by providing 3rdparty audits to define “Sustainable Green” print facilities.

 icix logo

icix is an industry-developed online collaborative commerce network that enables businesses to interact globally and share validated critical sustainability data and documents in real time with their trading partners. icix customers include 4 of the top 10 retailers, 82 of the 100 top food companies and over 70,000 facilities.




[not including our Platinum, Gold, Silver & Bronze Sponsors]
ContextAmerica logoMonadnockSCS logo 
source44Ecopia LogoQuantistalco logo ecologic logo 
Climate Action Reserve logobard mba logoAmerican Public University logozipcar logo Treecycler logo 
Office Depot logo Duquesne Logo weather underground logoamerican chemistry logo  University of Vermont Logo 


  CauseWay Partners

Special thanks to our CauseWay Sponsor and MC:



MacGillivray Films Rivers as Bridges (ENCSS logo)EPNNWF logo 1% livestrong logo
game desk logo WWF fsc logoNatGeo logo planet reuse The Nature Conservancy
Sierra Club logo  Glue Network logo creative visions logo   


  Premium Partners

Good Two Degrees logoburts bees logo  PGI logo
 Brown-Forman logoSierra Nevadaparducci logo Zhena Gypsy Tea Me To We LogoBlue Avocado
 GMCR domtar logo Bonneville Envt Foundation bioserie logo voltaic logo nature woven logo
 Neutrogena logo J&J logo Bottlehood logo   


  Media & Affiliate Partners

brand channel logoWharton logoIGEL logoHive StudiosNet Impactethical markets logo
Sustainable Industriestriple pundittriple punditGEMIAmerican Sustainable Business Councilsustainability consortium
ISSP logogreen futures logopopsop logoode magazine logoSustainability The Journal of RecordMBDC
Green Blue logosocial captial marketsb corpCSR groupSustainable Business InstituteToronto sustainability speaker series
Environmental news networkUS Green ChambersEthisphereBranding for GoodSustainability Collaborative logoSustainability Collaborative logo
Green Drinks NYMatter NetworkEnviro broSustainovation  

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