- Gary Erickson, Clif Bar
- Clif Bar energy snack products are made using 70 percent organic ingredients. Clif Bar is continuously greening its operations. The company uses recycled paper and nontoxic inks, focuses on reducing manufacturing and packaging waste, and participates in global-warming awareness campaigns.
- Founder Gary Erickson's new book Raising the Bar, describes how his company evolved out of his mother's kitchen, where he launched it in 1992, to become one of the fastest-growing private firms in the U.S.