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Growing a natural products business is hard. Growing a natural products business committed to the triple bottom line is even harder. You don’t have to do it alone.

Our CEO Leadership Chapters provide mission-driven leaders of the natural products industry with a community vessel for constant awakening and collaborative innovation.

Founded in 2012, we are a collective of leaders in the natural products industry with decades of experience, playbooks of best practices, and mentorship support for anyone growing a values-aligned natural products brand. We convene, empower, and catalyze leaders to actualize regenerative business models built on the triple bottom line: People, Planet, & Prosperity.

Through carefully curated meetings and workshops, immersive events, and a broad network of industry experts and peers, our CEO Leadership community is provided with the tools and inspiration to make meaningful and lasting change.


Interested in joining? See below for more information about our Core Chapter and Rising Star Chapter memberships, including membership benefits, criteria, and expectations.

What does it mean to be an OSC member?

There are many benefits to being an OSC member.

Benefits include:
  • Being a part of an incredible, values aligned community
  • Networking and connections
  • Getting expert, peer based support and guidance on your business challenges
  • Access for your team to our Department Forums and webinars/events featuring industry experts
  • Serving as a thought leader in our industry level programming
  • Deeper participation and learning in our Collaboratives
  • The chance to seed new and dynamic ideas on behalf of the community and industry
Members are expected to:
  • Attend fully a minimum of 3 chapter meetings (Hybrid)
  • Attend fully a minimum of 4 cohort meetings (Virtual)
  • Attend 1 of 2 All Member Retreats (In Person with limited virtual programming)
  • Participate in OSC’s Member Communication Platform, Mobilize, and engage in member discussions
  • Engage team members in Department Forums on Mobilize, Lunch & Learns and other programming as relevant
  • Maintain current annual dues

Core Chapter & Rising Star Chapter Membership

Member Criteria
  • Current or past Company is $10+ million in revenues (Core Chapter), or $1 – $10 million in revenues (Rising Star Chapter)
  • Leader applicant is currently engaged in the business. They must be a CEO, President, Founder, or C-Level.
  • Leader seeks to embody sustainability/regenerative a values in their life and business.
  • Leader demonstrates high integrity, humility, confidentiality, and openness to giving/receiving constructive feedback
  • Leader is able to attend at least 1 All Member Retreat (In Person), 3 Chapter Meetings (Hybrid), and 4 Cohort Meetings (Virtual) per year
  • Company has presence in natural products industry and has a socially-conscious and/or sustainability mission
  • Addressing a food system, agricultural, and/or environmental issue is within the DNA of their company
  • Products are 100% non-GMO and/or certified organic, or on the path towards achieving this
  • Company is a certified B-Corp or has a goal of pursuing certification.
  • Near or beyond break even; or fast growth and well-funded
  • Non-Competitive with other members – current members can determine if a new member is competitive

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