MAJOR CIVIC EVENTS
Partnerships drive event development; each event generates huge economic impact; all have social cause/action as primary element. Click for full client list.
San Jose Grand Prix—a partnership between the Canary Foundation, City of San Jose and CHAMP Car that led to three years of downtown racing entertaining 150,000 fans per event
Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary—partnerships covered the cost of the celebration and supporting creation of new trails and a bridge visitor center through the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
America’s Cup—partnership development for the City of San Francisco and the America’s Cup Host Committee
New California Academy of Sciences and Exploratorium openings—driving sustainability actions and supporting opening events via PG&E lead partnerships
California State Fair, Marin County Fair and numerous other fairs and festivals, primarily involving sustainability actions including innovative deployment of renewable energy systems
Creation of complex arrays of interlocking partners that joined together to create exponentially greater value through collaboration. Click for full client list.
Accelerating Sustainable Performance, a corporate partnership program at Sonoma Raceway that drove venue greening actions
Internet Home Alliance, a consortium of 30+ brands that collaborated to drive the new “internet lifestyle”
Save Mart Center naming rights, with Pepsi and various QSR partners
Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary
GLOBAL SCALE CAUSE ACTION
Development of programs to serve broad interests, all driven through partnership. Click for full client list.
Cisco System NetAid—addressing global poverty and hunger with the United Nations and a wide array of musical performers, led by Bono and Quincy Jones and supported by President Bill Clinton and Prime Minister Tony Blair
National Geographic Caravan—to promote cultural awareness across NatGeo platforms
Human Potential Movement—partnership programs for Esalen Institute, Institute of Noetic Sciences, select publishers and authors in the personal development space
STEM Education programs for various clients including NASA and Akamai
Sustainability programs and partnerships for a wide range of clients and partners
Innovations in driving sustainability actions through sponsorship actions and partner ecosystem creation, with work in this space going back many years. Click for full client list.
Giants/PG&E—lead greening efforts with partners at PG&E and others to develop innovations like the first green garlic fries stands and LEED Silver certification
Sonoma Raceway—development of a major solar energy deal with Panasonic, alt fuel partnership with Amyris and more
West Coast Green, Green Festivals—various partnerships
Kapalua Resort—partnership program to support property greening during redevelopment
Habitat for Humanity, Outside Lands Music Festival, Mill Valley Film Festival and dozens more in partnership with our clients
Solar consulting—with brands and properties to drive consumer and institutional solar adoption through partnership