Pop Quiz: What do the following companies all have in common?
* Annie’s Homegrown
* Ben & Jerry’s
Answer: These companies are all members of the Climate Counts Industry Innovators (i2) program. i2 companies support Climate Counts mission of educating consumers while holding themselves to the highest standard of climate leadership.
As a way of saying thanks to these companies, the winner of our Climate Counts i2 Challenge will win a $50 gift card to the i2 company of their choice.
How do you win?
Simple: email us a picture of a time you supported an i2 company. It could be a photo of you atop a mountain decked out in REI gear, a shot of your friends boarding the Amtrak to see the cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C., or perhaps your neighbors enjoying a refreshing cone of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream. The person with the coolest picture (as judged by your peers) wins!
You can send pictures with a brief explanation to us at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Climate Counts i2 Challenge” in the subject line. All photos will be compiled and added to our Facebook page and blog, with judging to be completed by May 7, 2012.
Deadline for submissions is Tuesday May 1, 2012.
The winner will received one $50 gift card to the i2 company of choice. If you’re one of the top 5 pictures we pick, we’ll send you a FREE Climate Counts t-shirt to show our appreciation!
AN EARTH DAY TALK WITH PROFESSOR WILLIAM MOOMAW:
OVERCOMING THE CHALLENGES OF CLIMATE CHANGE
When: Friday April 20th @ 11am
Where: Tufts Institute of the Environment’s Multipurpose Room, Miller Hall, 210 Packard Ave
Why: Because we care about the future of this planet, and too little attention is currently being paid in the United States to how we can solve the problems of climate change. Come learn – and suggest – what we can do about it. Refreshments will be served!
Professor Moomaw is the Professor of International Environmental Policy at the Fletcher School and Director of the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy. He is a Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Co-Sponsored by Tufts Institute of the Environment, Tufts Office of Sustainability, The Center for International Environment and Resource Policy, the Climate Policy and Planning Coalition (CPPC), and Fletcher GREEN.
Who really benefits from local, organic, sustainable, grass-fed, free range, and GMO-free food?
DATE: Wednesday, April 11, 2012
LOCATION: Crane Room, Paige Hall
Please join Food for Thought and Tom Thumb’s Student Garden for a presentation and discussion with acclaimed Professor Julian Agyeman, Chair of the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University. We’ll explore how the growing movement and public attention toward sustainable food and agriculture perpetuates inequalities in the food system today.
Food will be provided.