To ensure that all partnerships and sponsorships help the department to further its mission, the following criteria should be used to determine whether a company or organization is a good fit as a partner:
Demonstrated a commitment to the betterment of Cascadia and organizational or business practices that align with our Guiding Values;
abide by our Diversity Inclusion Policy and the Kindness Policy;
and have all, or a significant portion of, their operations within the Cascadia bioregion.
The Department has the authority to decline partnership with or sponsorship that does not meet the above criteria.