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Press Release (October 16, 2019) “Soil SuperHeroes”: From Local Farms To The Largest Companies, Business Leaders Are Saving Our Soils And Solving Climate Change.

Press Release (October 10, 2019) Mars, Nestle and Hershey All in “C” Range, Godiva Gets “F” Rating, in child labor Chocolate Scorecard.
child labor
Press Release (October 8, 2019) Best of The Green Economy: Philadelphia and San Francisco Businesses Win the Final People & Planet Award.

Press Release (September 26, 2019) T-Mobile Still In the Lead and Poised to Reach Its 100 Percent Commitment By 2021 Deadline; Green America’s “Hang Up On Fossil Fuels” Campaign Spurs AT&T and Sprint to Move Faster on Clean Energy.
renewable energy
Press Release (August 13, 2019) "Cool It" is the new campaign tackling the massive emissions from supermarkets like Walmart.
Press Release (July 25, 2019) Bills Would Allow All Americans To Invest In A Rapid Transition To Clean Energy For The United States
Clean Energy Victory Bonds, clean energy, renewable energy, bonds, socially responsible investing
Press Release (July 23, 2019) Our new Toxic Textiles report dives into the policy and actions of top US retailers on chemical management, sustainability and transparency.
toxic textiles, supply chain, textiles
Press Release (June 26, 2019) Groups deliver 149,559 petitions as EPA considers extending glyphosate registration
Glyphosate, RoundUp, Monsanto, EPA, pesticide, herbicide, cancer, lymphoma
Press Release (June 25, 2019) Rise in Consumption of Paper Receipts: 3/4 of Companies offer BPA and BPS Coated Paper Receipts; Green America Report Highlights Some Improvements.
paper receipts, Skip the Slip, BPA, BPS, waste, paper waste
Press Release (May 14, 2019) WASHINGTON, D.C.—MAY 14, 2019—Carter’s, the leading retailer of baby and children’s clothing in the US is not transparent about the toxins and other chemicals used to manufacture its clothing. In response, Green America has launched a new campaign…

Press Release (April 30, 2019) AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Ranked on Clean Energy Sourcing and Commitments; New Section on 5G Networks Highlights Benefits and Challenges.
climate change, clean energy, fossil fuels, 5G
Press Release (April 4, 2019) The Soil Carbon Initiative (SCI) seeks public comment by May 6 on a new soil carbon standard
Press Release (March 13, 2019) In Time for Spring Planting Season, Green America Toolkit Explains Carbon-Capturing Gardening Practices Americans Can Use in Their Backyards; Climate Victory Gardens Sprouting Up in Minnesota, Colorado, and Virginia.
Climate Victory Garden
Press Release (January 8, 2019) Green America Lauds Landmark State Bill Introduced to Mandate Digital Receipts as Default Alternative to Wasteful, BPA- and BPS-Coated Paper Receipts. SACRAMENTO, CA – January 8, 2019 – A new bill in the California Assembly would make the state the…
Skip the Slip, waste, paper, water, trees
Press Release (December 11, 2018) After hearing from more than 30,000 consumers mobilized by Green America, Verizon has set a goal to achieve 50% clean energy use by 2025.
Press Release (October 11, 2018) Green America’s Chocolate Scorecard grades chocolate companies on child labor and ESG practices. The worst companies include Godiva, Cadbury, and Ferrero.
child labor
Press Release (September 26, 2018) Rosario Dawson And Ron Finley Promote Effort To Go Beyond Sustainability And Become “Regenerative” With Climate Victory Gardens Video
Climate Victory Garden
Press Release (September 10, 2018) Global Climate Action Summit Affiliate Event “Carbon Sequestration in Soil: Scaling Investment” Explores How Investment Can Drive Climate Solutions in Agriculture.
Press Release (August 20, 2018) CVS' Practice of Printing Some of the Longest Receipts is "Coming Up Short"; Receipt Paper Continues to be Major Source of toxin BPS.
paper, climate, toxins, recycled, Skip the Slip
Press Release (May 21, 2018) Gardens Could Combat Climate Change While Producing 12 Million Tons of High-Quality Food; Push to Equal WWII Victory Garden Level Would Equal 40 Million Gardens.
victory garden