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Blog/News (June 21, 2018) From August 2017 to April 2018, investigators from China Labor Watch investigated Hengyan Foxconn, a factory that manufactures electronic products for Amazon, including Kindle, Echo Dot smart speakers, and Amazon tablets. The investigation…

Blog/News (June 21, 2018) The family-separation policy is nothing short of “torture.” You can use your economic power to send a message to the companies involved in immigrant detention centers.

Blog/News (June 18, 2018) AT&T has signed a new deal with a NextEra Energy Resources subsidiary for 300 megawatts (MW) of wind energy from two new Texas wind farms.
clean energy, wind power, solar power, Smartphones, Energy
Blog/News (June 11, 2018) On World Day Against Child Labor, use your voice to get child labor out of your chocolate.

Blog/News (June 6, 2018) Sharon Rowe of Eco-Bags has written a new book that makes a case for "tiny business" in a world of venture capitalism's "go big or go home" mindset.

Blog/News (June 6, 2018) As part of its sustainable development goals, The United Nations has mandated that all communities have access to sustainable energy by 2030.

Blog/News (June 3, 2018) Is contamination of recycling killing the industry? Tips for what you can do to make sure recycling thrives.
recycled, waste, recycled products, green living, sustainability
Blog/News (May 29, 2018) While Starbucks has taken steps address recent racial profiling, evidence shows that the coffee chain still has blind spots to other areas of concern.

Blog/News (May 22, 2018) Follow our staffer Jes Walton as she embarks on the creation of a Climate Victory Garden. This blog is an introduction to Jes, who will be posting information about her experiences on Green America’s Instagram stories every week this summer. Get…

Blog/News (May 17, 2018) We know we need to put an end to the scourge of gun violence in our country. Every sector of society has a role to play—including the financial sector.

Blog/News (May 14, 2018) Are dirt and soil the same thing? NO! This blog explores some major differences and highlights why understanding soil is so important to discussions around regenerative agriculture, carbon sequestration, and climate change.   Soil. You might have…
soil, Soil Carbon, Regenerative Agriculture, climate change, carbon farming
Blog/News (May 10, 2018) In the case of Verizon’s recent annual shareholder meeting, no news is not good news.   Verizon’s competitors, T-Mobile and AT&T, announced major commitments to increase their use of clean energy to power their networks. T-Mobile has committed…
Climate, Energy, clean energy, fossil fuels, wind power, solar power
Blog/News (May 7, 2018) Since 2013, GMO Inside, a campaign powered by Green America, has been working to educate consumers about the impacts of GMOs, pesticides, and industrial agriculture and push major brands to transition their supply chains away from GMOs and towards…

Blog/News (May 4, 2018) Like a lot of people, I made my parents a lot of presents for Mother’s and Father’s Day as a child. And while my parents appreciated the hard work I poured into these endeavors, I know they were also secretly relieved when I grew out of making them…

Blog/News (April 26, 2018) With Amazon making chnages at Whole Foods, should we shop there
sustainable food, organic food, labor
Blog/News (April 26, 2018) With our Hang Up on Fossil Fuels Campaign, Green America has reported extensively on the vast amount energy used by telecommunication companies to keep our wireless networks up and running. The sector uses enough electricity to power all the…
Climate, climate change, clean energy, dirty energy, energy efficiency, Renewable Energy, Smartphones, finance, money
Blog/News (April 23, 2018) The Amazon + Whole Foods merger has gone through several changes in the past few months, but not many of these changes benefit employees or local producers.

Blog/News (April 23, 2018) DC Council: Divest from Wells Fargo
Blog/News (April 22, 2018) Unlearning socialized victim-blaming and objectification will take effort on the part of individuals, and more importantly, organizations and businesses.

Blog/News (April 19, 2018) If you read the announcements from cocoa and chocolate companies, you might think that child labor, farmer poverty, and environmental degradation in cocoa producing countries are being swiftly addressed.  The reality on the ground is very different…