Corporate sustainability programs sometimes are viewed with suspicion, a contrivance and PR posture more than a sincere desire to be green. In the case of Clif Bar & Co. and its first production bakery in Twin Falls, Idaho, organizational bona fides are iron clad. Operating since 1992, the firm founded by Gary Erickson was a partnership until Erickson took full control in 2001. At that point, the creator of the sports-nutrition snacks began executing his commitment to organic agriculture and a sustainable supply chain. One of Erickson’s first moves was to hire Elysa Hammond, a former classmate with whom he worked on issues involving hunger, agriculture and the…Full Story
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