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Federal Lobbying, Policy & Advocacy
World class policy and lobbying team tracking, reporting, and taking action on the federal legislative, regulatory, and policy making processes impacting biochar systems, products, and markets on a daily basis.
Strategic program planning to achieve the industry’s near and long term goals through advocacy.
Bi-weekly the policy and lobbying team update calls with membership.
Opportunities for member engagement with DC and district Congressional offices and federal agencies.
Member driven priority setting and real time issue escalation
Two member lobbying visits a year to Washington, D.C. to advocate for the biochar industry with Congressional leadership, staff, and the Administration.
State policy development, legislative tracking, and advocacy.
Shape Your Industry
Committees: Formal, professionally staffed member committees working on regulatory practices, standards, and market expansion.
Working Groups: Member-led groups convened for the purpose of addressing a specific industry or sector challenge.
Listening Sessions & Issue Escalation Portal: Live and digital submissions opportunities to share challenges, barriers, issues faced in growing your biochar business to the Coalition’s Leadership Team.
Leadership: Opportunities for election to Board of Directors, participation in the Leadership Circle, Co-Chairing Committees & Working Groups.
In the Network & In the Know
Networking: In person and virtual opportunities to connect with industry leaders and key stakeholders.
Newsletters: Stay ahead of policy and economic drivers influencing industry growth & market development in the U.S. news.
Member Alerts: Breaking news and opportunities to take action on important legislative, regulatory, and funding developments.
Sponsorship Opportunities: Cut down on advertising friction and expense with opportunities to directly reach target biochar industry sectors.
Membership Directory: Reach peers, potential business partners, customers, and industry leaders with ease and speed.
Washington D.C. Fly-ins: Interface with congress members directly and have your voice heard by those who need to learn more about biochar.
Guidance on Congressional Engagement
Talking Points and Templates
Policy Deep Dives
Research to Practice Primers
Funding & Incentives Navigator
Development Tool Kits
Regulator, Funding, Community & other key stakeholder fireside chats -
learn from biochar’s business and regulatory ecosystem (regulators, tax advisors, funders, insurers, carbon credit buyers, registries, forest service innovation, usda innovation, grant writers)
Stakeholder Education & Outreach
Coordinated education and outreach campaigns designed to reach regulators, industries, and local communities.
Materials for use by membership in project level outreach.