Across-the-Way Productions, Inc is a turn-key event management company located in the unassuming cultural hotspot of Floyd, Virginia. As SW Virginia's leading event company, AtWP is committed to sustaining the environment. This year, Floyd Fest 2013 is excited to offer attendees the opportunity to balance their emissions to the event through the Appalachian Carbon Partnership (ACP). All carbon offset donations by attendees will be matched 1 to 1 by Blue Cow Arts.
ASI Campus Laundry Solutions, a division of Coinmach Service Corporation, provides laundry equipment and services to colleges and universities nationwide and has led their field in sustainability for more than 15 years. ASI pioneered the use of high efficiency washers and dryers in student laundry rooms, which has saved millions of gallons of water each year. Carbon Les, another ASI initiative, supports local carbon offset programs in communities where partner schools are located.
Berea Arts Council has been a positive force in their community since 1986. They work diligently to inspire love for the arts in the region and thereby enhance the quality of life for those around them. Their passion to improve their communities inspired them to partner with Appalachian Carbon Partnership, thereby extending their reach throughout the region.
blue moon fund was the first organization to offset with Appalachian Carbon Partnership in 2009. We’re proud to partner with them because they invest in projects that preserve natural landscapes, bio-diversity, and protect others vulnerable to climate change or environmental degredation.
EarthColor is a leader in the commercial print communications industry through their commitment to sustainability and by efficiently and effectively achieving carbon-managed and climate-balanced printing. Their operating philosophy embodies corporate social responsibility: "while our world revolves around every one of our customers, it would mean nothing if we weren’t preserving the world that we all share along the way. It’s simply how EarthColor operates."
Environmental Ministries works to inspire and equip congregations and presbyteries to work for eco-justice for all of God's earth.
The Festival of Faiths is an annual event that celebrates the religious diversity of our community, promotes unity, and strengthens the role of religion in society. Each year’s Festival brings thousands of people from different faith traditions together to discuss issues of importance to their faith life and their daily life, and to engage in common action to promote the good of our community.
The Floyd Yoga Jam is a combination yoga and music festival hosted by the Dancin’ Dakinis. The Yoga Jam will include over 20 different nationally known yoga instructors, 35 hours of yoga workshops and more than 15 bands with jammin’ tunes. The Jam is also raising the bar of sustainability even higher with paperless ticketing and vendor applications online, and collaboration with the Appalachian Carbon Partnership to offset the event.
Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center is a technical assistance resource center created to help Kentucky businesses, industries and organizations become and stay environmentally sustainable while maintaining a competitive edge in the global market. Ultimately they improve environmental performance and lower the operating costs of their clients.
Kiwanis Club is a global volunteer organization dedicated to changing the world through service. The local Division, Kiwanis Club Division 9, has offset with us in order to support the local economy and preserve its natural resources.
Marguerite Casey Foundation is an exciting organization that works to ameliorate suffering and to implement social justice. Along with their social and economic development effort, they show that they care about the environment, too.
Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation aims to bring people and communities out of poverty and into social and economic justice by investing in relevant projects in the Southeast region of the United States.
Founded in 1940, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund advances social change that contributes to a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world. The Fund's grantmaking is organized in three thematic programs that support work in the United States and at the global level: Democratic Practice, Sustainable Development, and Peacebuilding; and in three pivotal place programs that address these themes in specific contexts: New York City, Southern China, and the Western Balkans.
Sierra Club Cumberland Chapter has been involved in many conservation issues since its founding in 1968. It also advocates strict enforcement of the federal surface mining, clean water and clean air acts, forest management, legislation for state planning, zoning, waste disposal and protection of lakes, streams, agricultural and wetland areas. Joining the ACP was a natural extension of the work they already do to enhance and protect our region's natural resources.
SouthWings is a conservation and public benefit aviation non-profit. They provide a unique aerial perspective to educate others about environmental challenges, importance of local ecosystems, and opportunities for conservation. This unique perspective informs their values as well as their actions, and because they understand the importance of forest ecosystems, SouthWings decided join Appalachian Carbon Partnership to become carbon neutral for 2010.
Stonyfield, founded in 1983, is the world's leading organic yogurt company. Its certified organic yogurt, smoothies, milk, cultured soy, frozen yogurt and ice cream are distributed nationally. The company advocates that healthy food can only come from a healthy planet. Its use of organic ingredients helps keep over 200,000 farm acres free of toxic, persistent pesticides and chemical fertilizers. To help reduce climate change, Stonyfield offsets all of the CO2 emissions generated from its facility energy use.
Sustainable Berea is a organization that truly thinks globally and acts locally. It’s a group of local residents who aim to create a sustainable community right here in good ole’ Kentucky. They support local gardening projects, educate the community through workshops, and promote food security in the region.
WoodRight Forest Products is the leader in truly sustainable hardwood building products. WoodRight works with a network of privately owned Central Appalachian manufacturers to offer locally crafted millwork and casework in responsibly grown and harvested native regional hardwood species. WoodRight is chain-of-custody certified by the Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®) and offers continuing education courses to building professionals.
Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. is a woman-owned small business specializing in community economic development in rural America since 1985. We help our clients clarify their goals, discover their development choices and identify and implement effective solutions. Yellow Wood Associates has served as thought leader and managing grantee of the Wealth Creation in Rural Communities – Building Sustainable Livelihoods Initiative since its inception in 2008.