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Aug. 4, 2011
Clif Bar Makes Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work
We’re honored to be recognized for the fourth year running by Outside Magazine as one of the country’s Best Places to Work!

Outside's Best Places to Work Logo

2011's award focuses on our company-wide aspiration to support the community. Landing at #5 on the list, Outside Magazine highlights our In Good Company program, where we partner with 11 community-minded companies to make a difference in our communities through hands-on action.

They also mention 2 Mile Challenge, where we encourage people from across the country to log miles travelled during short bike trips to compete for a $35,000 donation to a favorite charity.

Outside's Best Places to Work top ten

At Clif, however, “doing good” doesn’t stop there! We are encouraged to sustain our communities and the planet in a variety of ways:

“Cool Commute” Program:
- The nation’s first biodiesel incentive program provides a $6,500 incentive towards the purchase of a vehicle that runs on B100
- Incentives towards natural gas-fueled or high mileage hybrid vehicles
- $500 incentive towards the purchase of a commuter bike or to make commuter modifications to an existing bike
- Additional incentives for walking, carpooling or taking public transportation

“Cool Home” Program
- Up to $1000 annually for eco-home improvements such as replacing primary appliances with Energy Star appliances, installing solar panels or switching to energy-efficient windows

Project 2080
- Nearly ten years ago, the employees of Clif set out to donate 2080 man hours per year to charitable work—the equivalent of one full-time employee’s hours. In 2010, we donated over 5,200 hours to charities that resonate with our personal interests- like the Breast Cancer Fund, Mom and Pop Green and Meals on Wheels

While it’s great to be recognized for what we’ve done, we’re most excited about what’s to come!
Posted by:
Kate Torgersen
Category:
Office Life
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