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Press Release (March 8, 2017) Over 130 organizations across the country announced today that they will oppose nominees made by the Trump Administration to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The move reflects the growing resistance nationwide from residents, farmers, busi

Press Release (February 8, 2017) Consumers Ask Mars to Remove GMOs from Candies and Pet Foods; Green America Provides Consumers with a Chocolate Scorecard Grading Companies’ Social and Environmental Impacts. Washington - February 8, 2017 - Green America’s GMO Inside Campaign is…

Press Release (February 3, 2017) While Trump, Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco Logistics race to complete the pipeline, over 700,000 people representing over $2.3 billion in personal investments say no. New York, Madrid, Munich, San Francisco, Tokyo, Amsterdam - February 3,…

Press Release (January 13, 2017) One month after the pipeline was effectively put “on hold” by the Army Corps of Engineers, major commercial banks are still banking on the project -- and losing thousands of customers a week as a result. Standing Rock, ND - For the last six weeks,…

Press Release (December 19, 2016) New Reports of Abusive Labor Conditions Adds Urgency; Renewed Push as Petition Drive Approaches 20,000 Messages Sent. WASHINGTON, DC – December 19, 2016– As millions of Americans look to purchase electronics for the holiday season, Green America is…

Press Release (December 14, 2016) Green America delivered a recycled “Christmas Tree” representing over 11,000 petition signatures to Smithsonian Enterprises. The petition signers called on Smithsonian to move its magazine to recycled-content paper, in order to save impacted forests and r

Press Release (December 8, 2016) Small Businesses in New York, California and North Carolina Named ‘Top Dogs.’ WASHINGTON, D.C. — December 8, 2016 — Three small green businesses offering green pet and animal products in New York, California and North Carolina, today were announced…

Press Release (November 17, 2016) Green America Publication Is Guidebook for Socially Responsible Shopping, Living, and More; New for 2017, Expanded Information on Living and Buying Green, and Products to Avoid. WASHINGTON, DC – November 17, 2016 – Green America is unveiling today…

Press Release (November 16, 2016) Trade deal threatens jobs, communities, and climate. WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 16, 2016 – Green America welcomes the news that Congress and the White House are unable to forge a path forward for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). The roadblocks…

Press Release (October 25, 2016) Green America Calls On Magazine to Spare Tens of Thousands of Trees a Year by Switching to Recycled Paper; Seed-Paper Fliers to Be Distributed During Mall Action. WASHINGTON, DC – October 25, 2016 – Green America rallied today on the National Mall…

Press Release (October 19, 2016) Gene Lee’s record on environmental, health, animal welfare and worker issues at odds with “Golden Chain” accolade WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a letter sent today to Nation’s Restaurant News, a coalition of 15 environmental, animal welfare and worker…

Press Release (September 8, 2016) Dressed to Impress and Impact Less: Clothing Companies in NY, AZ and WI Awarded for Being Environmentally and Socially Conscious WASHINGTON, D.C.— September 8, 2016 —Three small green businesses offering ethical apparel in New York, Arizona and…

Press Release (August 25, 2016) Smucker’s Called on to Produce Non-GMO and Organic Peanut Butter and Jelly and Stop Jamming Americans Full of GMOs: Urged to Follow Lead of Hershey’s, Campbell’s, General Mills, Gerber and Other Iconic American Brands. WASHINGTON, D.C.//AUGUST 25,…

Press Release (August 18, 2016) $1.32 an Hour and Forced Overtime: Major Labor Abuses Documented in Factories Making Disney Products; Consumers Urged to Speak Out and Opt to Purchase Green, Sustainable Toys. WASHINGTON, D.C.— August 17, 2016 — With holiday shopping less than…

Press Release (June 9, 2016) From Farm to Table: Organic Seed, Fertilizer and Bakery Companies Honored for Being Green
green business, People and Planet Award
Press Release (June 7, 2016) WASHINGTON, D.C.— June 7, 2016 —General Mills. Post. Hershey’s. Unilever. Pepsi. Those are just some of the top food corporations that have been persuaded since January 2014 by Green America’s GMO Inside campaign and its supporters to remove…

Press Release (May 12, 2016) Demonstrations Across Country Urge Company to Improve Treatment of Workers, Animals, Environment
Darden, Olive Garden, farms
Press Release (May 10, 2016) Organizations Representing Green Consumers and Businesses Call for Food and Drug Administration To Clearly Define “Natural” Foods
food, labels, FDA
Press Release (April 20, 2016) Bonds that would allow all Americans to invest in clean energy not part of the energy bill, but gaining support from consumers, businesses, and policymakers