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The recipe that embodies everything we love about our Spiced Pumpkin Pie CLIF Bar

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Our Sustainability Journey

An annual look at our path toward a more sustainable business

We’re working to reduce our ecological footprint in everything we do – from the field to the final products. This means that, in our day-to-day work, we’re thinking about more organics, less packaging, more planet-friendly transportation, less landfill and partners that keep us on our toes.

 

Check out our progress-to-date along our sustainability journey…

 

2012:

Clif Bar’s 115,000 square foot headquarters is the first building in Emeryville, CA to achieve LEED Platinum certification.

 

2011:

  • Our smart solar array was the first installed in North America over 500 kWh and provides us the majority of our electricity.  Our solar panels provide us with 70% of our hot water.
  • Nearly 250 million pounds of organic ingredients have been purchased to date.
  • Clif Bar & Company Collaborates with Rainforest Alliance for Cocoa Certification in CLIF Bars, our flagship product. 100% of cocoa ingredients for CLIF will be Rainforest Alliance certified.

2010:

  • Clif Bar is invited to Washington D.C. to address a national USDA conference about how to drive change toward a more sustainable 21st century agricultural system.
  • Clif Bar gets new green headquarters! The building is repurposed, and 100% of all construction wood was reclaimed (from old railroad ties, barns, etc.) or harvested from sustainably managed forests.
  • In our new green HQ, we open Kali’s Kitchen, an on-site café for employees, which works with regional farmers to source organic ingredients.
  • Clif Bar recognized as Climate Counts Industry Innovator.

2009:

  • Clif Bar & Company joins BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy) to advocate for strong climate legislation.
  • Clif Bar Family Foundation launches SEED MATTERS program with $500,000 commitment to protecting and developing organic seeds.
  • Partnering with NativeEnergy, Clif Bar supports the Greensburg wind farm (in the Kansas town rebuilding green after ’07 tornado).

2008:

  • Free bikes! Cool Commute program upgraded. All employees can receive up to $500 to buy a bicycle if needed for their commute.
  • Clif Bar begins tracking and offsetting carbon footprint of shipping products to customers.
  • Clif Bar & Company launches the COOL HOME PROGRAM, providing employees with up to $1000 annually to make eco-improvements to their homes.
  • Clif SHOT BLOKS packaging redesigned to save 25,000 lbs of packaging a year.
  • Clif Bar brings office energy and water use down by 10% by hosting a company-wide eco-challenge.

2007:

  • All field marketing fleet switch to biodiesel.
  • Clif Bar & Company offsets its historical carbon footprint from 1992 to 2002 providing the hurdle funding needed to build six farmer-owned wind turbines in the Midwest.

2006:

  • Cool Commute Program, the country's first employee biodiesel and hybrid incentive program. Employees are also rewarded for walking, biking, carpooling and taking public transportation.
  • All company vehicles begin filling up with local, recycled biodiesel.

2005:

Escape from Alcatraz becomes the first ever climate neutral triathlon in partnership with Clif Bar.

 

2004:

NATURAL ENERGY TOUR is launched – becoming the nationʼs first climate neutral biodiesel mobile marketing tour.

 

2003:

  • CLIF BAR goes organic USDA Certified!
  • Partnership with American Forests launched to plant trees to offset employee commutes. 5000 trees planted each year.
  • Company switches to 100% recycled paperboard, generating an environmental savings upstream of 14,000 trees and 6 million gallons of water in one year!
  • Company becomes CLIMATE NEUTRAL by offsetting the carbon footprint of our office, business travel, bakeries and delivery to our distribution center by investing in wind energy

2002:

Caddies redesigned to be shrink wrap free avoiding the use of 90,000 pounds of plastic.

 

2001:             

CB&C hires a full-time ecologist and develops an in-house Sustainability Program which launches on Earth Day and a commitment to the planet is made.

 

Pumpkin Cheesecake

The recipe that embodies everything we love about our Spiced Pumpkin Pie CLIF Bar

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Pumpkin Cheesecake
Nutrition - General