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Your Credit Card Likely Supports Dirty Practices

credit card swiping Most credit cards support tar sands, fracking, bank fraud, predatory lending, and exorbitant executive salaries. Get the Green American credit card which supports your values, and takes care of people and the planet »

Tell FERC: Stop Approval Extreme Energy Extraction

polluting power plantMore and more communities are experiencing the harmful impacts of gas fracking and tar sands, including poisoned air and water, ruined infrastructure, earthquakes, and home evacuations. Take action »

Where does your money for chocolate go?

$83 billion. where does your money for chocolate go? infographic “Big Chocolate” brings in $83 billion per year. We traced the conventional cocoa supply chain to show where the majority of consumers' money ends up. Find out on our chocolate supply chain infographic »

Tell Godiva: Purchase Cocoa Beans Made Without Child Labor

chocolate Other high-end chocolate companies use third-party certifcation to ensure that their products aren't tainted with child slave labor and the exploitation of cocoa-producing communities, but Godiva does not. Take action »

Vote for a Green Business to Win $5000

Cast your vote for three green businesses to win a $5,000 People & Planet Award for their all-around commitment to sustainability, and their specific commitment to worker empowerment »

Apple Releases iPhone 6, With Labor Abuses

Bad Apple campaign logoOur recent undercover investigation with China Labor Watch revealed numerous labor violations in a factory manufacturing parts for Apple. Read our report and tell Apple to protect workers and stop these abuses »