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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

Press Release (April 20, 2016) Business groups representing over 200,000 business leaders nationwide call for strengthening of Bureau of Land Management’s proposed regulations.
energy, methane, climate
Press Release (April 18, 2016) More Americans are seeking greener retirement plans like fossil-free 401(k) options.
finance, retirement, fossil-free
Press Release (April 14, 2016) WASHINGTON, DC – April 14, 2016 — Businesses and advocates are calling on the IRS to go one day without coffee -- which benefits from pollination -- to create urgency about a future without pollinators. The EPA’s April 14 deadline for comment for…

Press Release (April 5, 2016) WASHINGTON, DC – April 5, 2016 – In its latest campaign to move the magazine industry to recycled paper, the nonprofit Green America today launched “Practice What You Print, Smithsonian” to encourage Smithsonian Magazine to move to recycled-content…

Press Release (March 24, 2016) 50 Organizations Urge Olive Garden and Darden Restaurants to Improve Practices.
food, animal welfare, environment
Press Release (March 10, 2016) Spotlight on Biodegradable Paint, Handmade Yurts and Vertical Gardens; $5,000 Prizes Awarded to CO, IN and TN Companies Focusing on DIY
People and Planet Award, DIY
Press Release (February 4, 2016) WASHINGTON—February 4, 2016—Yesterday, top officials from twelve Pacific Rim countries gathered in New Zealand’s SkyCity casino to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, a wide-reaching trade pact aimed at opening national borders to…

Press Release (February 1, 2016) Clean Energy Victory Bonds would create a way for all Americans to invest in a clean energy future

Press Release (January 13, 2016) Polls demonstrate that Americans of all political stripes agree on creating a green economy. 
green economy, clean energy, green jobs