Institute for Sustainable Development


Our Sustainable Future - CSU, Chico

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This Way to Sustainability XI Conference Sponsors
March 24-25, 2016

Each year this conference relies 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 development 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, Staff Conference Coordinator

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 Level 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 Level Sponsors:

ChicoBag Logo

Thank you ChicoBag!
At ChicoBag, our mission is to help humanity bag the single-use habit by advocating for waste reduction and designing the highest quality reusable products. We partner with organizations, businesses, and schools who share our mission by co-branding our bags and a curated collection of other reusable alternatives to single-use waste.


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Thank you to the Center for Water and the Environment
The CWE is the CSU, Chico hub for research and education activities related to water and environment. CWE connects people from diverse fields across the University as well as outside the University.
(530) 898-5205



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North State Public Radio informs and enriches the Northern California communities we serve by providing news, information and cultural programming of the highest quality.

North State Public Radio is licensed to the CSU, Chico Research Foundation and consists of two full-power transmitters - KCHO 91.7 FM in Chico and KFPR 88.9 FM in Redding. North State Public Radio is the regionally ­ designated affiliate of NPR (National Public Radio) PRI (Public Radio International) and American Public Media. The combined network serves 1O counties in northeastern California and also streams worldwide on the web at North State Public Radio receives the majority of its funding from direct listener support (well over 4,000 individuals make annual gifts to the network), and it is the single largest gift recipient associated with CSU, Chico. The network also receives significant support from local businesses throughout the North State region as well as significant support from CSU, Chico.
Contact them directly at (530) 898-5896




Thank you Pilot Pen Co.!
Pilot Pen, established in the United States in 1972, prides itself on being a leading manufacturer and marketer of quality writing instruments in the US.
Pilot’s spirit of innovation has always focused on serving consumers’ unmet writing needs, and on making writing a pleasure with exceptionally-designed, smooth writing pens.
We are excited to provide our participants with your pens from recycled water bottles and refillable dry erase markers.
3855 Regent Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32224



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


Thank you to TreeSmart Industries, Inc. We're excited to provide your donation of pencils made from recycled newspaper for our participants.
See their brochure front and inside info.

TreeSmart Industries, Inc.
P.O. Box 502
Lake Oswego, OR 97034


Additional Conference Donors:

A&J Party Center
California Water Service
Cinful Desserts
Dutch Brothers Coffee
Frey Vineyards
Frog's Leap Winery
Heel and Sole Shoes
Hodges Nursery
Honey Run Winery
KZFR 90.1 Radio
Live Life Juice Co.
Lundberg Family Farms
Madison Bear Garden
Mom's Restaurant
Nash's Restaurant
New Clairvaux Vineyard
North State Parent Magazine
Panighetti's Eatery

Pita Pit
Sierra Nevada Brewery
Tea Bar and Fusion Cafe
Tres Hombres
Wine Time

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