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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.
composting, regenerative agriculture
BlogNews (February 27, 2018) In agriculture, there is major potential for cover cropping and crop rotation to provide beneficial outcomes for the climate and beyond.
crop rotation
BlogNews (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.  
plant-based investing
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) In agriculture, there is major potential for perennial plants and diverse crops to provide beneficial outcomes both for the climate and beyond. 
perennial plants
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 (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
BlogNews (December 18, 2017) Holiday shopping generates enormous amounts of paper waste, but there's a simple solution.
better paper, Better Paper Project, waste, toxins, climate, trees, water, recycled
BlogNews (December 7, 2017) Today, Ryan Zinke, the Secretary of Interior, announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will institute a two-year delay of the implementation of its 2016 methane rule to regulate emissions on public and tribal lands. The delay is just the…
methane, pollution, public lands