What makes us tick

It’s quite simple really. We feel energized and gratified by the type of work we get to do. We’re not just communicators—it’s so much deeper than that. Employing each of our unique talents, we are storytellers and movement builders. We are change agents, reframers and advocates. And continually proud of the impact we make. Learn more about what drives us in our staff-written blogs.

Reporting on a year like no other

With this blog post, we are announcing and publishing our second Certified B Corporation™ and Oregon Benefit Company Annual Report. It provides a window into our world including the tribulations and the triumphs during the last year or so of our journey to improve the social and environmental fabric of our communities.

A look toward the future.

2020 – The start of a new year, a new decade, and the beginning of new opportunities. The CK team is back from our winter hiatus and sharing our visions and goals for the future.

Tips to kick-start 2019

Your Christmas tree has seen better days. Your sweet tooth has been satisfied. And it seems there is no end to the January rain showers. But instead of dwelling on the post-holiday doldrums, the CK crew would like to offer up 24 of our favorite tips to beat the winter blues and help you kick-start 2019!

The Oregon/SW Washington BetterBricks Awards 2010

Portland Sustainability Institute joins the conversation on OPB’s Think Out Loud

Rob Bennett, Executive director of the Portland Sustainability Institute, and John Knott, CEO of the Noisette Company in South Carolina fresh from the second annual EcoDistricts Summit engaged OPB’s Read More

Bringing Energy Efficient Design To The Drawing Board