Our economy rests on the backs of workers who are practically invisible, toiling in fields, mines, warehouses, and factories under unspeakable abuses. They’re fighting to change the system—and everyone can help.
For better or worse, a vast array of new technology is becoming smarter, more interconnected, and able to churn out mind-boggling sets of data. While some of that tech is merely interesting or adds convenience (and waste!), some might help make our lives greener in the years to come.
Water supplies across the US have become contaminated by toxins from the energy, mining, and agricultural industries, among others—wreaking havoc on vulnerable ecosystems and human health. But local communities are taking action to ensure clean water for all.
Protect Our Water
The Back Forty Mine: Is It the Next Standing Rock?
Back 40 Mining Company Responds to Water Protectors
Detroit Fights for Fair Water Access
Get the Frack Out!
Keepers of the Water
What Does Sewage Have to Do with It?
ReZpect Our Water
Pushing Out Pipelines
13 Ways to Save More than 65 Gallons of Water a Day
You don’t have to be rich to be a social investor. All you need is the will to use your money to support your values—and the kind of world you want to see for the future. People who bank and invest in a socially responsible manner arguably have never been more important to the health of humanity and the Earth.