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BlogNews (December 2, 2010) We Add Up recognizes the crucial impact of green business leaders on global efforts to create a just and sustainable society. Be proud and get counted for your contribution!  Each t-shirt is custom hand printed with a unique number, signifying…

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BlogNews (December 2, 2010) The number of farms and businesses dedicated to organic and eco-friendly consumer products is growing in Colorado; according to industry estimates, the state accounts for $2.5 billion in organic sales, or approximately 10% of overall U.S. sales of…

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BlogNews (December 2, 2010) The Obama administration has granted billions of dollars in stimulus money to some of the nation’s biggest polluters and granted them sweeping exemptions from environmental oversight, a Center for Public Integrity investigation has found. The…

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BlogNews (December 2, 2010) As over 200 countries come together in Cancun to deliver progress towards an international climate change deal, the Consumer Good Forum, representing over 400 major corporations, has announced environmental pledges to cut global emissions.  The…

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BlogNews (December 2, 2010) Ford Motor Company has announced that they will use recycled cotton in the interior of the new 2012 Focus. Ford will use cotton from post-consumer recycled blue jeans and other recycled fabrics as part of the company’s commitment to find creative…

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BlogNews (December 2, 2010) Earthster has launched a new open source tool, Earthster 2 Turbo, to help companies manage and share data on the social and environmental impacts of products throughout the life cycle. Wal-Mart, Seventh Generation, and Tetra Pak are the founding…

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BlogNews (December 2, 2010) The Plastic Pollution Coalition laid out challenges to individuals, businesses, and policy makers at TEDx: GreatPacificGarbagePatch. The independently organized TED event brought together leaders, artists, activists, and scientists to fight global…

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BlogNews (November 16, 2010)   Congratulations to Canvas Dreams, winner of the 2010 Green Business Leader Award. The sustainable web hosting provider was recognized by their peers for extraordinary leadership. Green America presented the annual Green Business Leader Award…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010)   Have you ever wished for a green Groupon to promote or sell your product or service?  Wait no longer -- Green America has launched the first GREEN e-mail discount program exclusively for Green Business Network members for green consumers! The…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010)   Are you a small business with green principles and need working capital? Are you a small business that wants to invest in energy efficient equipment or upgrades? Are you tired of using your credit card and personal savings because the banks aren…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010)   This weekend the 9th annual San Francisco Green Festival comes back to the Concourse Exhibition Center (Nov. 6-7.) Join hundreds of green businesses and inspiring speakers, and tens of thousands of attendees to celebrate what is working in our…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010)   Grow your sales this holiday season by selling products on WorldofGood.com by eBay. This is the largest online ethical marketplace and our businesses have been selling on the site for several years – over 20,000 products are from Green Business…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010) The third annual Climate Ride was a great success, bringing together more than 125 committed climate activists promoting climate change legislation. The Climate Riders biked 300 miles from Eureka to the Golden Gate Park. The Green America Team,…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010)   When the Hershey Company released its first CSR report, Green America responded with a report that identified the major chocolate corporation as failing to follow through on its obligations to keep child and forced labor out of its supply chain…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010)   A recent episode of The Simpsons depicted Asian workers in sweatshops, producing Simpsons clothing, dolls, and DVDs. The piece has gone viral, reaching millions more, and leading to debate over whether or not the show trivialized a serious issue…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010)   Green America’s Better Paper Project has launched a campaign to encourage National Geographic to become an environmental leader by printing on recycled paper and improving conditions with their paper mill. According to Project Director Frank…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010)   Welcome to members joining us through our new partnership with The Green Spa Network, the only spa industry resource devoted to bringing greening and sustainability to the health, wellness and beauty community. The Green Business Network (GBN…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010) Mike and Julie Braga grow a crop that can't be grown everywhere. See how supporting out-of-state organic farmers helps build local community. In California, the Bragas grow organic pistachios, a crop that can't be grown everywhere in the United…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010) The Investor’s Circle Fall Venture Fair & Forum will be held in Washington, DC on November 10-12. It brings together early stage investors to build a sustainable economy while supporting best-in-class social entrepreneurs. The forum addresses…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010) Green For All is touring California on the Green Jobs Bus, speaking to leaders about moving the state to a green economy. The team, on board the hybrid SUV “bus,” will interview pioneers creating green jobs in ten cities, including Oakland,…