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BlogNews ( ) 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 ( ) Misleading claims and plastics greenwashing by manufacturers pose challenges to customers and businesses trying to make sustainable choices.
plastic, plastics campaign, greenwashing, greenwash, PET plastic, polyethylene terephthalate, positively PET, recycling, sustainable packaging, green business, Green Business Network, sustainable business, plastics greenwashing
BlogNews ( ) 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…
climate, racial justice
BlogNews ( ) 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 environmentally and socially responsible investments.
401k, responsible investing, socially responsible investing, pension, corporate responsibility
BlogNews ( ) When you shop small, you support local economies and families.
support small business, holiday shopping
BlogNews ( ) 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 ( ) 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 ( ) Every September during Climate Week, corporations rush to make commitments on climate change. But what do these companies really stand for?
climate week
BlogNews ( ) Here are 10 organizations ensuring your vote is counted, encouraging voter registration, and stopping voter suppression.
voter registration
BlogNews ( ) 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 ( ) 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.
BlogNews ( ) Find out how to go green and buy sustainable clothes when you're shopping online. Here are five tips!
sustainable clothes
BlogNews ( ) 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 ( ) 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…
BlogNews ( ) Amazon says it stands with Black communities; Amazon also says it cares about solutions to climate change and climate justice. But here’s the thing, actions speak louder than words. Last year, Amazon’s carbon footprint increased by 15%. And despite…
Amazon, racial justice, climate justice, workers rights, energy
BlogNews ( ) Avoid the unnecessary packaging and pollution you get with grocery shopping.
Climate Victory Garden
BlogNews ( ) We can all take action in our daily lives to support Black communities economically with our spending and investing
Black-owned business, Black communities
BlogNews ( ) Individuals throughout our food supply chains are risking their health to ensure food makes it to our tables.
essential wokers
BlogNews ( ) Green America condemns the killing of George Floyd who is one of so many Black people killed by the police.
Black Lives Matter, George Floyd
BlogNews ( ) It's time to vote climate denier Lee Raymond off of JP Morgan Chase's board.
climate crisis, shareholder activism, JPMorgan Chase Bank