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Blog/News (April 2, 2018) Over a beautiful March weekend, Green America’s Social Justice Campaigns Manager, Caroline, and Executive Co-Director of Consumer and Corporate Engagement, Todd, had the opportunity to attend the 2018 Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference. The…

Blog/News (March 29, 2018)   DanoneWave to Advance Soil Health Green America’s Center for Sustainability Solutions has been collaborating with DanoneWave (maker of dairy and plant-based products, coffee creamers, and beverages) to implement sustainable agriculture practices…

Blog/News (March 28, 2018) Approaching sustainability holistically requires constant improvement. Companies must embed progressive environmental and social values at all levels of a business.

Blog/News (March 15, 2018) Now more than ever we need to take advantage of every positive economic action we can to build an economy and society that works for people and the planet. If you own company stock directly, be sure to add “proxy power” to your action list. Yes –…

Blog/News (March 13, 2018) 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.…

Blog/News (March 8, 2018) There are many ways to pressure companies to improve their conduct. One important strategy to defend is the shareholder resolution process.   Every year concerned shareholders file resolutions on issues of concern related to important corporate…
shareholder activim, finance, Vote with your dollar
Blog/News (March 6, 2018) Many agricultural practices are site-specific, but composting is one fundamental element of organic and regenerative agriculture that can be adopted by anyone growing and/or eating food. Composting.
compost, composting, home and garden, Food Waste, gardening, Regenerative Agriculture, carbon farming, soil, Soil Carbon
Blog/News (February 27, 2018) This is the third 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.…

Blog/News (February 22, 2018) As people understand that decreasing meat consumption is good for the climate, there is simultaneously growing interest in plant-based diets and in plant-based or vegan investing.  

Blog/News (February 20, 2018) This is the second 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.…

Blog/News (February 13, 2018) Victory! University of Maryland Begins Using Recycled Paper

Blog/News (February 12, 2018) This is the first 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.…

Blog/News (February 6, 2018) These companies hold a special place in American culture, but they have big issues to resolve.
GMOs, Fair Labor, labor
Blog/News (February 6, 2018) Green America’s “People & Planet Award” recognized three small businesses for their dedication to creating a green economy.

Blog/News (February 6, 2018) Divine Chocolate has changed its design for the first time in 5 years to show off its commitment to cocoa farmers and fair trade labor.

Blog/News (February 5, 2018) Cocoa farmers, who lead difficult lives when the market is strong and conditions are good, are facing a challenging harvest season. Cocoa prices are low, and there is an estimated 400,000 tons of excess cocoa sitting in western Africa. The Ivorian…

Blog/News (January 30, 2018) T-Mobile has set a new bar for the telecommunications industry by announcing its goal of achieving 100% renewable energy for powering its networks by 2021! In 2017, Green America launched our Hang Up on Fossil Fuels campaign to improve the dismal…
solar, wind, Renewable Energy, clean energy, fossil fuels, fossil free, Smartphones
Blog/News (January 10, 2018) Join Green America LIVE during the month of Feburary
home, banking, Break Up With Your Mega-Bank, finance
Blog/News (January 8, 2018) 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.

Blog/News (January 2, 2018) By joining the regenerative agriculture movement this year, you can improve your health in tandem with the earth! Here are some specific, attainable regenerative agriculture-focused goals for the new year. Choose one and take the first step to a healthier