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Press Release (May 13, 2014) May 13, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 13, 2014 - Three organizations with hundreds of business members across Maryland—the American Sustainable Business Council, the Chesapeake Sustainable Business Council, and Green America—are urging Governor O’…

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Press Release (May 6, 2014) May 6, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC—May 6, 2014— In a letter sent today to US Attorney General Eric Holder, Green America, a national nonprofit organization working to create a green economy, encouraged the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to prosecute Credit…
finance, financials, environmental justice, banks
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Press Release (April 25, 2014) Tens Of Thousands of Consumers Have Taken Action To End “Smartphone Sweatshops” to Ensure Their Phones Are Not Causing Worker Harm. April 25, 2014 New York, NY – April 25, 2014 – Today a significant number gathered to participate in a…
smartphone sweatshops, sweatshops, toxins
Press Release (April 8, 2014) Updating WWII “War Bond” Model to Spark Job Creation, Energy Security, Clean Energy, and Increased Energy Efficiency

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Press Release (April 1, 2014) As MD PSC Deadline Looms, Letter Submitted to Commission Details Economic and Environmental Harms of Cove Point Site  March 24, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC -- Just ahead of an April 2nd deadline for comments to be submitted to the Maryland Public Service…

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Press Release (March 24, 2014) $5,000 Prize Awarded to Three Companies in California, Maryland and Ohio for Their Dedication to Building Healthy Homes March 24, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC -- Three winners were announced today for Green America’s quarterly “People & Planet Award,”…

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Press Release (March 12, 2014) Ending “Bad Apple” Devices: It Could Take Just a Dollar Per Device to Fix Apple’s Poisonous Practices; Green America Takes on Apple After Success in Changing General Mills’ Cheerios. March 12, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC -- With more than a million…
smartphone sweatshops, sweatshops
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Press Release (March 4, 2014) Starbucks Urged to Serve Only Organic Milk and Stop Serving Milk From Cows Fed GMOs; GMO Inside Launches New Push Fresh Off Success with Getting GMOs out of Cheerios. March 4, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC -- Green America’s GMO Inside campaign today…

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Press Release (February 11, 2014) Chase and Citi Cards Get “F” for Investing in Coal-Fired Power and Mining, BofA and Wells Fargo Get D- and D+; Cards from Smaller Banks Get A+ for Shunning Coal and Focusing on Bettering Communities February 11, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC -- Concerned…

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Press Release (January 21, 2014) No Letup in Pressure:  New Consumer Campaign Builds Off Recent Victory In Getting General Mills To Remove GMOs From Original Cheerios January 21, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC -- Green America’s GMO Inside campaign today launched  a major push to get…

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Press Release (January 16, 2014) Post Foods Inform GMO Inside that Grape-Nuts original will be Non-GMO Project Verified and will be available starting in January 2014.

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Press Release (January 16, 2014) Post Foods informs GMO Inside that Grape-Nuts Original will be Non-GMO Project Verified and will be available starting in January 2014 January 16, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC -- GMO Inside, a national consumer campaign of Green America that educates…

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Press Release (January 2, 2014) Consumers across the country took action with the GMO Inside Campaign to push General Mills to make Cheerios non-GMO January 2, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC -- With 40,000 Facebook posts from consumers who took part in GMO Inside’s campaign calling on…

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Press Release (October 3, 2012) WASHINGTON, DC -- Whole Foods Market (NYSE: WFM) locations around the country will be removing one of  Hershey’s high end products-- Scharffen Berger chocolate-- from  shelves across the country by the end of the year due to Hershey’s failure to…

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Press Release (January 5, 2009)   Step Seen as "Outstanding Clean Energy Start to New Year," Marks Further Decline of Dirty Power in U.S.; Facing Intense Opposition, Energy Company Drops Five of Six Planned January 5, 2009 Washington, DC--The decision by U.S. power company…