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one planet, one people, one futureGreen, Not Greed

 

Business as usual is not working, as communities and ecosystems across the globe are being impacted by poor policies and greedy corporations. At the same time, we making tremendous progress towards creating a green economy, which Green America defines as an economy that works for both people and the planet.

one planet, one people, one futureWhat Happens with DAPL Now?

 

For the moment, the permit is denied for the Dakota Access Pipeline. But it's not over so we still need to stand up to the financing banks and the oil company building the pipeline.

one planet, one people, one futureTell Samsung to End Smartphone Sweatshops

 

Workers in Samsung’s facilities work long hours for little pay, without safety training or equipment. Hundreds of former Samsung workers have become ill after working with dangerous chemicals.

Tell Disney to Treat Workers BetterEnd Disney's Dark World of Labor Abuse

 

A recent report found appalling labor conditions at two of Disney’s supplier factories in China, including forced overtime, unsanitary conditions, and little pay. All this while Disney's CEO made $45 million dollars last year.

Amazon ActionTell Amazon To Take Action on Climate Change

 

While other major technology firms have established data centers powered by 100% renewable energy, like wind and solar, Amazon continues to power most of its servers with fossil fuels.

Green Baby GiftsPerfect Presents for the Newest Green American in Your Life

 

Green America staff members share some of their favorite finds from green businesses.

11 shopping sites better for climate than Amazon.comAlternatives to Amazon

 

Online shopping? Try these 11 shopping sites that are better for the climate than Amazon.com




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