It is only through collaboration that we can envision and create a world that will thrive for generations to come.

Partners « Teens Turning Green

Media

 

Platinum Sponsors

 

The Shaw Fund

 

Gold Sponsors

 

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.

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.

Kimpton Hotels

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.


jetBlue Airways

jetBlue is changing its color to green… with Teens Turning Green (TTG) that is. TTG is thrilled to announce jetBlue as the official airline partner for the Project Green Challenge (PGC) Conscious College Road Tour. This spring, TTG will plant its innovative education and advocacy programs on college and university campuses nationwide, inspiring students and schools to transition from conventional to conscious! Together, the youth-driven non-profit and service-oriented airline will further the commitment and reach of jetBlue’s Jetting to Green initiative to reduce, volunteer, and educate. As both organizations strive for a cleaner and greener industry and planet, this is the perfect collaboration. jetBlue’s corporate social responsibility program has made tangible, positive social and environmental impacts by encouraging customers, crewmembers, and communities to do One Thing That’s Green and therein create a better the world. This powerful blue-green partnership represents a great cross-sector collaboration that is needed to activate individuals and groups, scale movements, and affect lasting change. Teens Turning Green is hitting the road and ready for takeoff – and we want YOU onboard for Project Green Challenge in 2013!

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.

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.

Nature’s Path

We are family-run, passionately independent, sustainably-driven, deliciously-healthy organic food company that believes in “leaving the earth better than we found it”.  We live for healthy, great-tasting organic foods. It’s why we get up in the morning. But we are also a company that wants to do more than just sell breakfast foods. We aspire to advance the cause of people and planet, along the path to sustainability. And we like to think we put our money where our mouth is. Or rather, where our heart is. Because growing organic, healthy foods in a sustainable way is our passion—the cornerstone of our family company. It’s where, and how, it all began.

 

Silver Sponsors

 

Amy’s Kitchen

We started on a “shoestring,” using our own house and barn as headquarters. The founding meetings were held in the same room where we were married and where our daughter Amy was born. We didn’t set out to become the nation’s leading natural frozen food brand. All we wanted to do was create a business that would allow us to earn a living by providing convenient and tasty natural vegetarian meals for people like ourselves, who appreciated good food, but were often too busy to cook “from scratch.”

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.

 

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.

Crofter’s Organic

We pay utmost attention to every step of our manufacturing process, and our quality control procedures are second to none. Incoming ingredients and outgoing products are subjected to stringent laboratory testing. Federal and organic inspectors regularly visit our HACCP-certified facility to verify compliance. We are committed to delivering premium, affordable, organic products backed by impeccable production methods and unmatched food safety standards.

Good Earth Natural Foods

Good Earth Natural Foods in beautiful downtown Fairfax since 1969 has been continually offering our local community the finest organic foods we can procure. You won’t find us listed on the New York Stock Exchange, nor are we going to open a store in neighborhoods all over the Planet. We simply want to sell our customers foods grown and processed using the radical but ancient concept, care.

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.

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 their feminine hygiene and baby care products, they use only organic and natural materials that meet the highest organic, environmental and biodegradable standards, sourced from raw material producers that manage and monitor resources respectfully and share our principles.

Numi Organic Tea

Numi inspires well-being of mind, body and spirit through the simple art of tea. Our company is rooted in the principle of creating a healthful product that nurtures people and honors the planet. In all of our company initiatives, we strive to foster a healthy, thriving global community while bringing you the purest, best-tasting organic tea.

 

Bronze Sponsors

Annie’s Homegrown

Annie’s cultivate a healthier and happier world by spreading goodness through nourishing foods, honest words, and conduct that is considerate and forever kind to the planet. They are a socially responsible company, and through their actions and programs they spread awareness and act as a positive role model for consumers and other businesses to do the same. They continue to help grow the organic market by increasing sales of our organic products. Organic products now represent  85% of Annie’s total sales, up from 70% five years ago.


EO Products

EO is an impassioned team working collectively to make responsible, sustainable and authentic personal care products that perform and enhance your beauty and well being. We acknowledge the interdependence of all things, lead by example without perfection, put people and the planet before profits, commit to transparency, engage with each other and our world in a kind, candid and respectful way and serve our world by way of mindful actions, everyday. Love Life. Live Clean.

Fred 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. Grants are awarded to non-profit, tax-exempt organizations focused on the arts and humanities, education, health, the environment, and social services. Our primary focus is with San Francisco Bay area organizations that encourage collaboration and coalition building seeking a better world for our children.

Juice Beauty

Juice Beauty’s mission is to bring authentically organic, high efficacy and pleasurable beauty solutions to people worldwide. Uniquely formulated with an antioxidant rich 100% organic juice base, every drop delivers vitamins, nutrients, and powerful antioxidants that help revitalize and protect aging and problem skin. All of our products meet the strict US and California organic guidelines (including COPA, California Organic Products Act).

Manitoba Harvest

Fifteen years ago there was not even a hemp foods industry. Our co-founder and CEO was a teen himself when he and his friends successfully advocated for the legalization of Industrial hemp and started Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods. Since then we have been manufacturing the highest quality hemp food products, educating on the environmental and nutritional benefits of hemp, and striving to support sustainability in all that we do.

Marin Community Foundation

The Marin Community Foundation was founded with one simple aspiration: to make a difference in the lives of others through thoughtful, effective philanthropy. Our mission is to encourage and apply philanthropic contributions to help improve the human condition, embrace diversity, promote a humane and democratic society, and enhance the community’s quality of life, now and for future generations.

Nourish Organic

We were the first beauty company to ever work with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to create a collection of products so pure they could be certified organic under the same strict standards the government uses to certify food. And in 2003, we launched Nourish—the world’s first USDA-certified organic skincare collection. Then, in 2012, we re-introduced the Nourish brand with an even more exciting line up of fabulous USDA certified organic products that you are sure to enjoy.

Suja Elements

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.

Under the Canopy

Under the Canopy’s mission is to be the world’s leading ECOfashion® brand and to revolutionize the apparel and home textile industries, offering modern, stylish, innovative & affordable products while making a difference to human health, the environment & future generations. Beneath the lush canopy that covers the rainforest is where the inspiration behind the UTC home collection is found.This collection offers soft, luxurious, bedding and bath linens made from organic & sustainable fibers.

Copper Sponsors

 


eBay Green

It all started with 40 eBay employees sitting around a table, talking about how we could make greener decisions. Join us to help the world buy, sell and think green every day.

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.

Eileen Fisher

Our environmental initiative is a company priority, involving changes big and small—from developing eco materials and supporting renewable energy to recycling clothing. It’s a commitment to our belief in honoring the earth and its connection to our well being. By seeking the best practices throughout the lifecycle of our products, we are creating healthier environments for farmers, supply chain workers and future generations. We hope you will join us as our sustainability journey deepens—and grows.


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.

Greensmart

Our mission is to offer bags that make you feel good. Any brand can make attractive bags and be indifferent to the resources it takes to make them. GreenSmart is different. GreenSmart cares. Using eco-friendly materials and socially responsible labor are two of the most significant ways we have to embed thoughtfulness into the design of a bag. Who doesn’t want to see recyclable materials (plastic bottles) turned into something functional and beautiful?

Greenology

Greenology Products, Inc. was created by a dad on a mission to protect families from the harmful chemicals found in most cleaning products.  Under our GreenShield Organic® brand, we manufacture the only line of USDA Certified Organic Laundry & Dish Detergents and Spray & Specialty Cleaners in the country.  We are on a mission to make healthy cleaning products that perform and are available at competitive prices, while also manufacturing in the USA!

Navitas Naturals

Our food philosophy is simple: Nutrient rich whole foods are best produced using organic agricultural methods with minimal processing. Focusing on both food safety and nutrition, we handle our premium superfoods with care. This includes third party testing for all our products. Our facility is Organic, Kosher and GMP/HACCP Certified. In addition, we utilize methods such as freeze-drying and low temperature processing to ensure maximum nutrition and safety.

prAna

prAna, an ancient Sanskrit word for breath, life and vitality of the spirit, has helped guide our actions and lift our aspirations since day one.We started in 1992 making clothing that worked well for climbing and yoga. It turned out that the clothing worked well for lots of other passions too, so we added new products with “purpose” in mind and scoured the world for design inspiration.

RW Garcia

RW Garcia makes delicious, all-natural tortilla chips and gluten free crackers. Great for dipping or eating right out of the bag, our chips and crackers are made from the finest ingredients and come in a wide variety of gourmet flavors. From the unique and flavorful Dippers to our MixtBag, RW Garcia chips are the hit of any get together. Snack healthy.


Straus Family Creamery

Straus Family Creamery was founded in 1994. We are a family-owned and operated business, dedicated to make the highest quality and minimally processed organic dairy products. With our dairy and creamery located in the small town of Marshall on the Northern California Coast, we were the first certified organic dairy west of the Mississippi River and the first 100% certified organic creamery in the United States.


U Konserve

U•Konserve and Kids Konserve offers a complete line of waste-free and reusable food-packing solutions for adults and children designed to eliminate waste generated by single-use disposable food packaging. Products include leak-proof stainless steel containers and bottles, recycled lunch totes and ice packs, reusable snack bags and sandwich wraps, and waste-free accessories. The non-toxic and durable products are ideal for lunches, travel, picnics, takeout, salad bars, refrigerator storage for leftovers, and more. Tested by independent labs, all products are free of BPA, phthalates, PVC and lead.

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.


In Kind Donors 


Berg Holdings

For the past five years, Berg Holdings has given us a home in their office space in Sausalito. This organization would not continue to thrive without their generous and amazing support. Skip Berg is a 2008 Mt. Tam Award Recipient for his involvement and support in the formation of the Stop the Spray Marin project. Thank you to both Skip and Alan.


Kejriwal

Kejriwal Stationery is an innovative, new-age company that offers its customers: new levels of partnership to ensure control over quality and delivery, elimination of supply chain inefficiencies, low costs due to global sourcing, large order capacity due to in-house raw material and manufacturing facilities.

Swisspers Organic

Swisspers is dedicated to preserving the environment as well as your skin, with an assortment of Swisspers Organic – all made from organic, pesticide-free 100% cotton. The products are made with USDA certified organic cotton and grown exclusively on organic farms. Swisspers Organic products are not just better for you; they’re better for the environment.