From January 6 – March 19, 2021, as part of Outdoor Retailer Winter Online, OIA provided in-depth discussions on DEI, outdoor recreation, climate action, participation and trade.
As your trade association and the industry’s collective voice, we work with and on behalf of our members to advocate for policies that promote Thriving People, a Thriving Planet, and Thriving Outdoor Businesses. We provide meaningful opportunities that members might not have otherwise to engage in policy, and the impact is made more meaningful through collaboration and access that we facilitate.
Catch up on any missed education sessions on demand:
The Outdoor Business Climate Partnership Presents: Climate Advocacy in 2021
The new administration has the most progressive climate agenda of any administration in U.S. history. There’s lots of exciting change in store, but also lots of hard work from all of us to make the most out of this opportunity to tackle this existential threat.
Thriving People and Thriving Planet: The 30 by 30 Initiative Is An Opportunity to Create a Shared Outdoor Future
Learn about 30 by 30 for People & Planet—an effort to protect at least 30% of America’s land and ocean by 2030. Speakers include outdoor recreation advocates, sportsmen, tribal leaders and equity experts.
Thriving People and Thriving Business: Outdoor Companies Leading With Inclusive and Representative Marketing
Diversity and inclusion should not be performative buzzwords. Hear about the work brands are doing to rethink their marketing strategies, build authentic relationships and incorporate strong representation in their advertising.
Prospects for Climate Solutions in the 117th Congress: A Conversation with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
Long-time climate champion Senator Sheldon Whitehouse reveals his optimism for what climate solutions can get done this Congress and why now is a critical time for outdoor businesses to show up. Hear practical insight on what federal legislative action is possible, what it will take and how the outdoor business voice can play a key role.
Climate Action: Make Better. A Behind-the-Scenes Look at How Climate Action Corps Companies are Reducing Supply Chain Emissions
If you’re not already down the path of reducing your carbon footprint, let us help you get a jump start. From recycled content to renewable energy, gain the know-how to drive down carbon emissions where it matters most – your supply chain.