Apical is a community

of leaders, founders, and visionaries focused on bringing values to cannabis.

We're an industry association empowering cannabis businesses to be better without sacrificing growth.

Quick Win Toolkit

Apical has partnered with expert organizations across three pillars of ESG (Environmental Social Governance) to create inexpensive and low commitment policies across the areas of inclusivity, sustainability, and social responsibility.

Luminaries Dinner

We host the best and brightest in the cannabis industry to create meaningful discussion around the industry and how we can work collectively for its improvement. Small and intimate, it’s the ideal setting to create meaningful connections with thought leaders.

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Membership

Apical is dedicated to offering an accessible way to incorporating values into your business.

Authenticity in ESG

Apical offers an incremental and modular approach to Environmental Social Governance (ESG) policies that are simple and inexpensive to implement. Our Quick Win toolkit helps businesses realize benefits from ESG and an accessible way to test its value.

Building for the Consumer

Apical is building with consumers, helping businesses understand what consumers are looking for in products that are ethical and sustainable. We help action these insights and make them meaningful through conversations with industry thought leaders.

Luminaries Dinner

Crafted to create deeper connections, talk about the industry, explore mutual problems, and craft solutions for the betterment of the industry.

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2020 Schedule:

February   |   April   |   June   |   August   |   October   |   December

Upcoming Topic:

April 21 – Founder to CEO

Apical provides programs that enable companies to incorporate values into their business model.

These low-cost, short-term programs are designed to provide quick ROI and encourage our members to pursure additional value-based business practices.

Programming Topics:

  • Basic Governance Practices
  • Board of Directors vs Board of Advisors
  • Establishing a Board of Directors
  • Recognizing Unconscious Bias
  • Employee Sponsorship Practices
  • 10 Sustainability Questions for Your Contract Manufacturer 
  • Pros and Cons of the top 3 Packaging Materials
  • Consumer Packaging Waste Stream Calculator
  • Energy Conservation Practices for Indoor Cultivation
  • Basic Governance Practices
  • Board of Directors vs Board of Advisors
  • Establishing a Board of Directors
  • Recognizing Unconscious Bias
  • Employee Sponsorship Practices
  • 10 Sustainability Questions for Your Contract Manufacturer 
  • Pros and Cons of the top 3 Packaging Materials
  • Consumer Packaging Waste Stream Calculator
  • Energy Conservation Practices for Indoor Cultivation

Sponsorship

Apical curates a number of events curated for senior leaders in the cannabis industry.

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Apical is the bridge between consumers and business.

Apical is driving a movement for social good. As both consumer, and industry, we advocate for values throughout the supply chain. We want Inclusive, Sustainable, Socially Responsible Cannabis.