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BlogNews (January 21, 2021) With new national leadership, we welcome the opportunity to make real progress for people and planet.
Biden Administration, Build Back Better, Build Back Greener, COVID-19, executive action, action on the climate crisis, racial justice, income inequality
BlogNews (January 7, 2021) Green America condemns the violent assault on the US Capitol yesterday by rioters. We also condemn the rhetoric of the US President and his enablers in Congress that incited his supporters to engage in an aborted coup.
democracy, white supremacy
BlogNews (December 7, 2020) By Fran Teplitz Big banks globally have long played a destructive role when it comes to climate change – channeling $2.7 trillion, into the fossil fuel industry even after the Paris Climate Agreement. This financing includes support for traditional…
fossil fuel divestment, Break Up With Your Mega-Bank, better banking
GreenAmerica
BlogNews (November 30, 2020) The numbers are in! Professionally managed assets in the U.S. using socially responsible investing (SRI) strategies continue to grow rapidly.
socially responsible investing
BlogNews (November 19, 2020) Last year, Green America launched a new tradition for Thanksgiving: crowning CEOs leading the way in bad business practices as Corporate Turkeys of the year. This year’s winners distinguished themselves through their failures in corporate…
corporate responsibility
BlogNews (November 9, 2020) Thank you to everyone who voted in last week’s election, and a big thanks to all who worked the polls or helped to get out the vote.  Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have won the election.  This is an historic moment for the country, since Kamala…
climate, racial justice
BlogNews (November 2, 2020) On Friday afternoon, October 30, 2020 the Department of Labor (DOL) pushed through a new rule to undermine the ability of 401(k) and pension plans to include socially and environmentally responsible investments.  The rule is clearly a pre-election…
401k, responsible investing, socially responsible investing, pension, corporate responsibility
BlogNews (November 1, 2020) When you shop small, you support local economies and families.
Black Friday, Christmas, holidays, local, organic, shopping, Small Business Saturday
BlogNews (October 13, 2020) With COVID-19, millions of Americans are voting by mail. But the Trump Administration is removing USPS mailboxes and sorting machines which will make it difficult to process millions of ballots. Take action to ensure all citizens can vote.
voting, democracy
BlogNews (October 13, 2020) Industrial agriculture and impacts from our food system reach far beyond the fence line causing species extinction all the way from tiny soil microbes to large mammals.
industrial agriculture
BlogNews (October 13, 2020) This is the fifth blog of a series describing the five methods that make up regenerative agriculture—perennial plants & diverse crops, zero/low tillage & mulching, cover cropping & crop rotation, composting, and managed grazing.…
regenerative agriculture
BlogNews (September 29, 2020) Every year during Climate Week, corporations rush to make new commitments on the actions they say they are taking to address the climate crisis. The statements always sound big and impressive, but only some commitments are meaningful.
climate change, climate action
BlogNews (September 21, 2020) At Green America, all year we say that it’s important to “vote with your dollars” – to use your consumer and investor power to drive economic change that promotes social justice and environmental sustainability. And of course, it's also important…
voting, voter suppression, voter rights
BlogNews (September 14, 2020) This year has been a tough one for teachers and the many students and parents navigating the education system during the pandemic. Josh Mcguire, a program manager at the school gardening nonprofit Big Green, is familiar with this on both a personal…
Climate Victory Garden, gardening
BlogNews (August 28, 2020) With COVID-19 millions of Americans will want to vote by mail. But the Trump Administration is removing USPS mailboxes and sorting machines which will make it difficult to process millions of ballots. Take action to ensure all citizens can vote.
voting
BlogNews (August 18, 2020) Find out how to go green and buy sustainable clothes when you're shopping online. Here are five tips!
sustainable clothes
BlogNews (July 27, 2020) with Liana Foxvog, Crisis Response Coordinator, Worker Rights Consortium What has happened in the garment industry during COVID-19? Store closings amidst the lockdowns caused a sharp decline in spending on apparel. In the span of a month, consumer…
workers rights, garments, COVID-19
BlogNews (July 20, 2020) Since 1998, Owen Wormser has been designing and building landscapes with a focus on sustainability, regeneration, and beauty. His work is rooted in perspective and expertise drawn from landscape architecture, horticulture, permaculture, organic…
meadow
BlogNews (July 13, 2020) By Beth Porter The COVID-19 crisis has touched every aspect of our society and laid bare the fundamental, unjust problems in many of our systems, particularly in healthcare, agriculture, and housing. The waste system is also one that has been…
plastic pollution
BlogNews (July 1, 2020) Amazon says it stands with Black communities; Amazon also says it cares about climate change. But here’s the thing, actions speak louder than words. Last year, Amazon’s carbon footprint increased by 15%. And despite claiming to stand with Black…
racial justice, climate justice, workers rights, energy