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This Way to Sustainability X Conference Sponsors
Building Resilient Communities
March 26-27, 2015

Each year this conference relys heavily on the generous support of our community to host this important conference. If you or your organization are interested in becoming a sponsor of this event please complete our sponsorship form and we will contact you directly.

Conference Host:

ISD logo

The Institute for Sustainable Development at CSU, Chico provides leadership in the develoment of sustainable solutions to the increasingly complex challenges of tomorrow through on-campus actions and the development of public-private partnerships focused on innovation, communication, conservation, and education.
Teri Randolph, Lead Conference Coordinator
Student Coordinators: Andrew May
Alysa Kammermeyer

Contact our office at (530) 898-3333, email us at or visit us in the Student Services Building, Room 464.

This year we are proud to include the following event sponsors:


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Through its Sustainability Fund Allocation Committee, the Associated Students of CSU, Chico is a proud sponsor of the annual This Way to Sustainability Conference.  The AS seeks to enrich the quality of campus life at California State University, Chico and to complement the educational mission of the university providing full actualization of the university experience through student governance, Bell Memorial Union facilities, a broad spectrum of programs, services and integral campus commercial enterprises.


Gold Sponsors:

Rawlins logo
Thank you to our Rawlins Endowed Professorship
The Professor of Environmental Literacy will have the primary responsibility of assuring that all students who enter California State University, Chico are exposed to a variety of learning experiences which inform them of the state of the environment and why it is important that everyone participate in some way to reverse the decline.
Find out more about the Rawlins Endowed Professor of Environmental Literacy at CSU, Chico.


Silver Sponsors:

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Lundberg Family Farms® is a family-owned and operated business committed to producing the finest quality rice and rice products. Since 1937, the Lundberg family has been using organic and eco-positive farming methods to produce wholesome, healthful rice and rice products while improving and protecting the environment for generations to come.
5311 Midway
Richvale, CA 95974


Sierra Nevada logo
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., located in Chico, CA, is dedicated to making World-class beer while maintaining a triple bottom line—people, planet, profit.  At Sierra Nevada, sustainable business means recognizing the environmental impacts associated with our brewery operations and making a conscious effort to reduce that impact.  We are committed to leaving the smallest footprint possible without jeopardizing our high standards for quality.  We strive to maintain a healthy balance between artisan brewing, environmental stewardship, social equity and economic stability.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
1075 E 20th St
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 893-3520



Copper Sponsors

Butte Environmental Council
116 W. 2nd Street, #3
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-6424

In addition, BEC will be hosting the Friday night Community Gathering at the CARD Center. See the Friday Schedule of events for complete details.


Oxford Suites Chico
2035 Business Lane
Chico, CA 95928

Special group rates starting at $90 for the This Way to Sustainability Conference attendees.  Rate includes breakfast, evening reception and shuttle service to Chico State
Book online and use the promo code "CSUC", or call 530-899-9090 and reference the "This Way to Sustainability Conference"


Visitor Guard Insurance
The Guard Company LLC
4870 Sadler Road, Suite 300
Glen Allen, VA 23060 offers the best value in health insurance to individuals and groups of international travelers, study abroad students, international students (F visas), scholars (J visas), visitors and immigrants to the US.


In-Kind Donors:

Ag Mart
A&J Party Center
Beach Hut Deli
Bidwell Perk
Bird in Hand
Blue Diamond Almonds
Brooklyn Bridge Bagel Works
Chico Chai
Chico Natural Foods
Honey Run Winery
Jon & Bon's Yogurt Shoppe
Lundberg Family Farms
Lyon Books
Madison Bear Garden
Mom's Restaurant
Pure Skin
Redwood Seeds

Sierra Nevada Brewery
Smokin Mo's BBQ
Sustainable Seed Company
Thanksgiving Coffee
The Farming Fish
Wiltcat Bookstore

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