March 08, 2011

Shaklee Partner Organizations - It's all about Relationships

Look at this list of powerful partnerships and affiliations demonstrating how much Shaklee walks its talk, and maintains the legacy of it's founder. Dr. Shaklee's vision of products in harmony with nature and good health when he created the company in 1956 was so cutting edge. He saw clearly the environmental and health issues that press upon us now, and created a company that anticipated the need for modeling and demonstrating real solutions.

Shaklee Partner Organizations

At Shaklee, we believe that each person does, indeed, make a difference. Working together, we can make an even bigger difference. That's why we've partnered with some of the best and brightest. And we've seen the difference we can make.

Corporate Partners

Dr. Wangari Maathai
In 2004, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Dr. Wangari Muta Maathai for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy, and peace. She was the first woman from Africa to be so honored.

Millennium Development Goals
Shaklee is proudly committed to the eight United Nations Goals. They range from halting extreme poverty and the spread of HIV/AIDS to providing universal primary education, all by 2015.

Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA Climate Leader’s program is an industry-government partnership that works with companies to develop long term, comprehensive climate change strategies. As an EPA Climate Leader, Shaklee pledges to maintain net zero U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.

American Forests
American Forests is a world leader in planting trees for environmental restoration, a pioneer in the science and practice of urban forestry, and a primary communicator of the benefits of trees and forests.

Healthy Child Healthy World
Shaklee has partnered with Healthy Child Healthy World, a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to creating healthy environments for children and families, to help raise awareness of the health issues we all face and provide education about the simple, wise choices everyone can make to create a cleaner, greener, and safer home and planet.

Will Steger Shaklee Corporation’s history with the National Geographic award-winning polar explorer, author and educator Will Steger spans more than 20 years. Long before global warming became a worldwide environmental concern, Will Steger and Shaklee have nurtured a deep respect and interest in the environment.

Partners for a Healthy Environment

Wild Dolphin Project
Studies dolphins in their natural environment to better understand dolphin behavior as well as the impact of toxic waste and increased tourism on the ecosystem.

KSE- Kids for Saving Earth Worldwide
Educating, inspiring and empowering children to protect the earth. KSEWW has partnered with Shaklee Corporation to produce EarthWorks Central, an environmental resource kit for schools, parents, and community organizations.

Whale Conservation Institute
The institute is organized exclusively for scientific and environmental education. This organization is dedicated to the global conservation of whales and ocean environments through ground-breaking research and international education initiatives. Shaklee household products have long been used aboard the Odyssey, the primary research vessel used in data-gathering at sea.

American Himalayan Foundation
Provides crucial education, cultural preservation, health care and environmental conservation in the Himalayan region. AHF works with Sir Edmund Hillary in the Everest area of Nepal where Shaklee support has helped plant over one million trees, significantly help to counteract global warming.

Climate Neutral Network
The Climate Neutral Network is an alliance of companies and other organizations committed to developing products and enterprises that eliminate their impacts on the earth's climate.

Partners for a Healthy Community

International disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization that provides immediate response to emergency medical needs- and supports long-term healthcare programs- for people all around the world, irrespective of race, creed, or political persuasion.

Christmas in April
Organizes teams of volunteers from businesses, unions, community service organizations and congregations to preserve and repair the homes of low income, elderly and disabled families and renovate community facilities. Shaklee employee volunteers have teamed up with Christmas in April since 1992 to refurbish 3 homes, two schools and a community center in the San Francisco Bay Area (

Children's Health Council
Founded over 40 years ago by pediatrician Dr. Ester Clark, CHC provides opportunities for children and youth to reach their full emotional, educational and developmental potential within the context of their family and community. Along with collaborative relationships with the numerous resources at nearby Stanford University, a grant from the Yamanouchi USA Foundation helped to fund their Health Resource Center.

Northern California Cancer Center
Conducts cancer educational programs and research in collaboration with leading universities, hospitals and community organizations. Shaklee has supported the "Healthy Choices" seminar program.

Steadman Hawkins Sports Medicine Foundation
A charitable organization to help physically active people remain active throughout their lives. Associated with the Steadman Hawkins Clinic whose clients include over 25,000 athletes and the "Who's Who" of the sports world, it has become the premier resource for new information from sports physiologists , orthopedic specialists and experts help in rehabilitation and reconditioning for sports injuries.

Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention
Part of the Stanford University School of Medicine, this center focuses on solutions to health problems. Shaklee Scientific Advisory Board Members include Dr. Wm. Haskell and Dr. Kenneth Pellitier who have partnered with Shaklee on numerous projects.

Industry Partners

DSA - Direct Selling Association (US and Worldwide)
The Direct Selling Association (DSA) is the national trade association of the leading firms that manufacture and distribute goods and services sold directly to consumers. The cornerstone of DSA's commitment to ethical business practices and consumer service is its Code of Ethics which every member company pledges to abide by as a condition of membership in the Association.
Shaklee is a founding member of the Direct Selling Association and is committed to the ethical business practices and consumer services in the DSA Code of Ethics.

CHPA - Consumer Healthcare Products Association
The Consumer Healthcare Products Association represents companies that produce nonprescription, or over-the-counter (OTC) medicines for self-care/self-medication, as well as for dietary supplements.
Through the Association, the nonprescription drug and dietary supplement industries are working to assure that safe and effective OTC medications and dietary supplements are available to all consumers; to provide these products at reasonable cost to the consumer; and to serve as a source of information in order to encourage responsible self-medication nationwide.

CRN - Council for Responsible Nutrition
A nutritional supplements industry association, representing more than 80 companies committed to provide beneficial, safe, quality supplements to consumers. CRN is dedicated to enhancing the public's health through improved nutrition, including the appropriate use of nutritional supplements.
Read Dr. Annette Dickinson's latest paper, The Benefits of Nutritional Supplements.

BBB - The Better Business Bureau
This organization promotes the highest ethical relationship between businesses and the public . Shaklee has been a member of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, the national organization of the BBB system since 1967, over three decades.

BSR - Business for Social Responsibility
BSR is a membership organization of companies of all sizes and sectors. BSR helps companies prosper in ways that contribute to a healthier, more sustainable economy and a more just society. BSR's mission is to help its member companies achieve long-term economic success by implementing policies and practices that honor high ethical standards.

CTFA - The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association
The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association (CTFA) is the leading trade association for the personal care product industry, representing the majority of U.S. personal care product sales.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce employs the largest business research staff in Washington. U.S. Chamber staff specialists communicate the business point of view of its members to the various branches of Government. They disseminate information to Chamber staff across the country who work to keep the members informed.

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