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BlogNews (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
BlogNews (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…
chocolate, chocolate/cocoa, fair trade
BlogNews (April 11, 2018)   Guest Blog Post: This excerpt is reprinted from SOIL: Notes Towards the Theory and Practice of Nurture Capital by Slow Money founder Woody Tasch.   Imagination. We can’t all be Noam Chomsky or Ayn Rand or Wendell Berry or Bingo Pajama,¹ but…

BlogNews (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…
event, fair trade
BlogNews (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…

BlogNews (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 –…

BlogNews (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…
finance, vote with your dollar, shareholder activism
BlogNews (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, carbon farming, soil, Soil Carbon, climate change, farms, sustainable agriculture
BlogNews (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.…
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BlogNews (February 20, 2018) Methods of Regenerative Agriculture #2: Zero or Low Tillage & Mulching
regenerative agriculture
BlogNews (February 13, 2018) Victory! University of Maryland Begins Using Recycled Paper

BlogNews (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.…
regenerative agriculture
BlogNews (February 6, 2018) These companies hold a special place in American culture, but they have big issues to resolve.
GMOs, fair labor, labor
BlogNews (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…
chocolate, chocolate/cocoa, farmers
BlogNews (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
BlogNews (January 10, 2018) Join Green America LIVE during the month of Feburary
home, banking, Break Up With Your Mega-Bank, finance
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, species extinction
BlogNews (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
farmers, farms, GMO-Free, good food, local food, pesticide, pollinators, neonicotinoid, organic, sustainable agriculture, toxins
BlogNews (December 27, 2017) We accomplished so much in 2017, 100% without Washington.
resistance, food, climate, labor