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Natural and Organic Product Companies
AH!LASKA brand organic cocoa mixes and toppings, San Leandro, CA; now part of nSpired Natural Foods
Alta Dena Dairy, City of Industry, CA; now part of the Dean Foods group of dairies, makers of branded dairy and organic dairy products
Brown Cow Farm, Antioch, CA; makers of naturally sweetened yogurts, noted for their unique "cream at the top" variety (now part of the Dannone Groupe)
Can Do Kid, Mill Valley, CA; makers of Can Do Kid nutrition bars for children
C.R.O.P.P, La Farge, WI; leading organic dairy, makers of Organic Valley branded products
Endangered Species Chocolate Company, leading brand of chocolate in the natural/organic food channel, now brand owned by The Raintree Group LLC, Indianapolis, IN
Made In Nature, Fresno, CA; an organic food startup now part of Premier Valley Foods
Oasis Sales and Marketing, Sebastopol, CA a sales and marketing services company for natural product companies
Rhino Naturals, Los Angeles, CA; leader in liquid nutritional supplements
Wallaby Yogurt Company, American Canyon, CA; a leader in organic yogurt category.
Whole Soy & Company, San Francisco, CA; the leader in the soy cupped yogurt category.
Carnation Company, Los Angeles, CA; consumer food products now part of Nestle USA
Latitude, San Francisco, CA; affordable, lifestyle clothing for women
Nestle SA, (worldwide) Vevey, Switzerland; the world's largest food company
Nestle USA, Glendale, CA
Olay Company, Cincinnati, OH; now part of P&G with brands: Olay, Vicks, Pantene, Nyquil and Sassoon
Nonprofit Organizations and Higher Education
University of Phoenix, Northern California; the nation's largest private university for working adults
The Bright Green MBA, San Diego, CA, at Alliant International University's Marshall Goldsmith School of Management.
Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
Dominican University, San Rafael, CA
The Green MBA, San Rafael, CA, a unique MBA program focused on creating sustainable, environmentally and socially conscious profitable businesses
Lifelong Education Institute's Integrated Science Program, Mill Valley, CA, is a provider of college-level science courses for adult students seeking to quickly fill the current gaps in their academic transcript that are needed to obtain either admission into higher education programs or higher skilled jobs. LEI's accredited curriculum includes courses in such areas as chemistry, biology, physics, anatomy and microbiology are presented in an accelerated, weekend format that allows most students to fill these gaps within 12 months or less.
The Venture Greenhouse is Marin County California's first business incubator. Inspired by Dominican University of California s groundbreaking Green MBA program, the Venture Greenhouse is a business development accelerator for social and environmental entrepreneurs, a learning laboratory for the Universitys business students, and a community resource for innovators and new ventures.
Manufacturers and Printers
Plastech Specialties Company, Monrovia, CA, plastic printers specializing in point of purchase material
GreenerPrinter.com, Berkeley , CA. Green certified printer with topnotch customer service and variable data printing capabilities (digital "onesies"), which allow customers to customize each selling piece to individual recipients for far greater impact.
The Roxie, San Francisco, CA; the oldest continuously running movie theater in the city.
J. Walter Thompson, Chicago, IL; leading global advertising agency
U-Bix Corporation, Philippine importer of office equipment, food and beverages
Metropolis New Media, San Jose, CA; startup that manages geographic information system hosting
Digital Hive , San Francisco, CA; a design and creative development group uniquely tuned to the "ecological", green customer (" LOHAS" consumers) serving clients with strong environmental and social values.
Emergency & Specialty Center of Marin, San Rafael, CA;
an emergency small animal hospital open 24/7 which supplements the needs
of one's regular family veterinarian when after hours emergencies, or
the need for specialty health care, arise. Serving Marin county, Richmond,
and San Francisco's Marina District.
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