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by Scott Kitson
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November 15, 2016
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Finance, Green Living, Green Business
We know we can make a big difference for people and the planet through our financial decisions and actions. As a green business leader, your impact could go even further if you own direct company stock. Green America is proud to promote The Shareholder Action Guide from our partners at As You Sow, and to offer you a 25% discount.  Purchase The Shareholder Action Guide[/button] Here are some easy…
by Scott Kitson
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November 14, 2016
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Green Business
Gigi Clean, a Certified Member of the Green Business Network, wowed us with the most creative way we've ever seen to show pride in earning the Green America Seal and demonstrate their green commitments to customers. Gigi Clean provides premium home cleaning and concierge services. The company only uses green cleaning products, equipment, and techniques—adhering to Green America's strict standards…
by Scott Kitson
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November 10, 2016
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Social Justice
A note from Alisa Gravitz, Green America's President and CEO: I think we can all agree that this was the most wrenching campaign of modern times. When it comes to the core issues that you and I work on together through Green America, I think it is fair to say that many of President-elect Trump’s promises on the campaign trail were in direct opposition to creating a green economy. Most…
by Misha Clive
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October 31, 2016
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Green Business
While there have always been entrepreneurs working for social good, recent years have seen tremendous growth in programs and organizations to support them. From incubators and accelerators to business plan competitions and co-working spaces, a vast ecosystem has developed to support social enterprises. As you navigate how to take advantage of this booming ecosystem, here’s the latest insights…
by Scott Kitson
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October 27, 2016
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Green Business
After 34 years, Green Business Network Director Denise Hamler has retired from Green America. Whether you’ve met Denise once or have worked with her for a lifetime, you know she is a force for good and makes real change happen. Her joy for life—and bubbly laughter—always leave you energized. Green America (then Co-op America) first opened its office on September 25, 1982, in Washington, DC.…
by Scott Kitson
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October 27, 2016
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Green Living, Green Business
Join us to celebrate the 15th annual San Francisco Green Festival Expo, Nov. 11-13, 2016, at a new location: Pier 35. Green Festival is excited to spread healthy and sustainable initiatives in convention centers. San Francisco presentations and mentoring sessions kick off on Friday, Nov. 11. Enjoy the vibrant green marketplace and attend programming all weekend long on green business and green…
by INDIGENOUS
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October 5, 2016
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Labor, Social Justice, Green Business clothing, Fair Labor, green business, labor, Green Business Products
Guest blog post by INDIGENOUS, certified member of Green America’s Green Business Network® Members make Green America’s fair trade programs possible. That’s why we’re sharing an incredible opportunity to make a difference while shopping. In celebration of Fair Trade Month, INDIGENOUS organic + fair trade fashion is offering 20% off to Green Americans, while donating 25% of each purchase to our…
by Scott Kitson
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September 26, 2016
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Labor, Finance, Green Living, Social Justice, Green Business
The Social Venture Network (SVN) is hosting its Fall Conference in Philadelphia, PA from November 2-5. Attendees will learn about social entrepreneurship and hear from experts about the importance of making an impact through social ventures.For 29 years, high-impact business leaders, social entrepreneurs, and impact investors have convened at SVN conferences to have conversations with values-…
by Scott Kitson
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September 26, 2016
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Green Business
Green America is proud to launch the latest cycle of our People & Planet Awards, rewarding green businesses nationwide for their contributions to a just and sustainable economy.  Green America's People and Planet Award logo | Credit: Green America[/caption] We’ve designed this season's awards to honor green businesses that help you care for your pets and animals responsibly… and we need…
by Scott Kitson
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September 20, 2016
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Green Business
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK —  The Nail Belle, LLC, a full-service and eco-friendly nail salon celebrated its grand opening in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The shabby chic-inspired and well-appointed storefront salon space located at 199 Malcolm X Boulevard represents the meeting of Southern hospitality and cosmopolitan flare of New York City.The Nail Belle distinguishes itself through its commitment to…