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BlogNews ( ) Why we’re skipping the year’s most ridiculous “holiday.”
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BlogNews ( ) Green you holiday by trying out these sustainable options in this Green Holiday Checklist.
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BlogNews ( ) From the most recent issue of our magazine, Green American, where we update readers on the progress we've made over the last quarter on climate, finance, food, labor, social justice, and more. Addressing the Climate Crisis We are…
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BlogNews ( ) November 13 was the first day of Transgender Awareness Week, a 7-day stretch dedicated to highlighting the vast range of issues faced by members of the transgender and gender non-conforming community through education and advocacy, which…
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BlogNews ( ) From a jellyfish lamp to crayons made from pine branches and coffee, you'll find something for everyone in our Fair Trade Gift Guide.
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BlogNews ( ) No matter the project, there’s a chill in the air, and it’s time to bundle up and invest in sustainable creative accessories and products to pursue your hobbies. 
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BlogNews ( ) The start of November also signifies the beginning of Native American Heritage Month, a dedicated time to recognize, honor, and commemorate the culture, history, and impact of Indigenous people and communities across the Nation. This year’s theme…
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BlogNews ( ) Two new actions set rules for community investing, guidance for climate risk
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BlogNews ( ) The world of textile manufacturing is a minefield of toxic chemicals, wage theft, and pollution. According to Green America’s Toxic Textile Report, staggering numbers—43 million tons of chemicals used, 20% of industrial water pollution—reveal this…
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BlogNews ( ) Become movie icon M3gan or tennis star Coco Gauff without worrying about wearing something that’s bad for you and the planet.
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BlogNews ( ) What is the FABRIC Act?  The Fashioning Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change (FABRIC) Act, advocated by a powerful coalition of garment workers, NGOs, and businesses, was reintroduced by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.…
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BlogNews ( ) September 15 marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration of Hispanic and Latin Americans’ history and culture and an opportunity to recognize the important contributions made by those in the communities. This year’s…
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BlogNews ( ) As a part of National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States, take a look at the influence that the Spanish speakers in Latin America have on trade to the U.S. In particular, explore some of the fair trade goods that help workers in the region. 
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BlogNews ( ) July is Disability Pride Month, a time to celebrate the experiences and achievements and honor the history and struggles of the disability community. It is a group that anyone could find themselves joining at any moment in time, due to birth,…
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BlogNews ( ) In 2021, Juneteenth became a national holiday—for many this was their first time hearing about the holiday. But this day isn’t about a free day off work or no school. For Black people this has been a holiday celebrated for years. The legacy of…
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BlogNews ( ) On June 6 a subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability will hold the second in its series of hearings against investing using Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles). The witness list includes longtime…
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BlogNews ( ) Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) have a long history in the US with major contributions to technology, science, and entrepreneurship. Today, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are the fastest-growing ethnic group in the US. The…
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BlogNews ( ) Green America offers resources about LGBTQ+ contributions to the environmental movement and social justice activism in honor of Pride month.
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BlogNews ( ) In May, we share Jewish American Heritage Month resources that highlight the push for justice and celebrations of Jewish culture.
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BlogNews ( ) We’re celebrating our beloved Fran Teplitz, Green America’s Co-Executive Director of Business, Investing & Policy, and her 23 years of remarkable service here at Green America, as she moves into “rewirement,” as Fran calls it.
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