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Thank Apple for Taking First Steps to Protect Workers and Ask Them to Go Further

Bad Apple - Ending Smartphone Sweatshops In response to our "Bad Apple" campaign, Apple announced it is banning two toxic chemicals. Thank Apple and urge them to address the thousands of other chemicals used and to look deeper in its supply chain where chemical usage and safety procedures are less controlled »

On Your Coffee Break, Bring These Comment Cards to Starbucks for Organic Milk

What the Starbucks?!Tell Starbucks to be a leader in its industry by providing organic dairy milk, from cows not fed GMOs. GMOs increase herbicide resistance, harm our land and water, affect livestock and farmers, and perpetuate corporate-controlled agriculture. Bring this comment card to Starbucks, and tell them you want organic milk with your coffee »

Ask Your Representative to Support the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2014

Clean Energy Victory Bonds These bonds would fund essential tax credits to renewable sources like wind, solar, and geothermal, as well as companies specializing in energy-efficiency, reducing the amount of CO2 poured into the atmosphere, and creating one million good US jobs that cannot be outsourced. Take action now »

Toxic Gadgets

What the Starbucks?!Millions of workers toil in factories in China. Many on the production lines of smartphones and other electronics are exposed to toxic solvents and thousands of undisclosed chemicals. Find out more and how you can end this »

Invest in Fossil-Free Funds

We can make a clean-energy economy by refusing to invest in companies that are destroying our planet. Instead, we can shift our investment dollars into clean energy, and support public policies that move us away from fossil fuels. Choose fossil-free mutual funds or build your own fossil-free portfolio »