These inspiring people switched their personal or community bank accounts to ensure they are not financing the climate crisis, forced labor, and inequality. Read on for inspiration and ideas on how to get started yourself.
The rev mohaupt (who uses all lowercase for her name because that’s how her grandmother spelled it) shares with Green America’s Fran Teplitz, executive co-director, what motivated her to find a better bank and how rewarding making the switch was.
Green America’s Get A Better Bank campaign, and similar initiatives across the country, are gaining momentum! Did you know that Big Banks, like those behind your credit cards, continue to invest massively in fossil fuels, driving us toward greater climate catastrophe?
We have had many big breakthroughs recently. Major companies across all industries are changing -- proof of the power of consumer pressure. We are witnessing how our economic power is truly changing the world for good and towards a simpler, more sustainable way of living. We are winning and we are opening doors for more businesses to go green.
Join Green America and our partners in calling on the world’s ten biggest chocolate companies, including Hershey, Godiva, Mars, and Nestle, to finally put an end to child labor in cocoa and an end to deforestation!
Walmart refrigerators are leaking harmful climate pollutants into the environment. We are urging Walmart to phase out harmful HFCs by 2030, reduce its refrigerant leaks, and commit to responsible disposal.