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Green America in the News (November 26, 2019) It’s official: Amazon is mammoth, at over 750,000 employees, and growing swiftly. Nearly 100,000 workers were hired in the third quarter alone. For comparison, fellow behemoths Google, Apple, and Microsoft all employ 100,000 to 145,000 workers. Now…

Fast Company
Green America in the News (November 25, 2019) Would you like a receipt? That's usually a simple question to answer. Most people want to make sure their purchases were rung up correctly or make returns easier. The tougher question these days is this one: paper or digital? Digital receipts –…

USA Today
Green America in the News (November 25, 2019) Americans are good at a lot of things: making cheese, sending astronauts to space, playing football. But we’re bad at recycling. We recycle only 34 percent of the paper, glass, plastic and other stuff that we could, according to Beth Porter. She’s…

The Washington Post
Green America in the News (October 25, 2019) Deciding what candy to give at Halloween can be a difficult choice. Do you want to be a Mounds person or an Almond Joy person? Do you want to give out raisins (hopefully not)? But if you decide on M&Ms or Butterfingers or even the cheerfully…

Fast Company
Green America in the News (October 22, 2019) Scares are expected during the Halloween season, but your candy shouldn’t be one of the sources of them. Unfortunately, there are some pretty horrifying practices that go on in the making of some of the most popular mass market candies – especially…

Forbes
Green America in the News (October 14, 2019) Major chocolate companies such as Godiva, Lindt and Hershey are failing to make sure their suppliers don’t use children as workers, according to a new ranking by activists released last week. Godiva was rated the worst, followed by Ferrero and…

The Washington Post
Green America in the News (October 11, 2019) Chocolate is already known as a guilty pleasure, but a new report might leave you feeling legitimately guilty about the path cocoa takes to reach some of your favorite sweets. Green America—a non-profit dedicated to creating "a socially just and…

MSN
Green America in the News (October 11, 2019) Chocolate is already known as a guilty pleasure, but a new report might leave you feeling legitimately guilty about the path cocoa takes to reach some of your favorite sweets. Green America—a non-profit dedicated to creating "a socially just and…

Yahoo News
Green America in the News (October 10, 2019) NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Major chocolate companies such as Godiva, Lindt and Hershey are failing to keep child labor out of their supply chains, according to a new ranking by activists released on Thursday. Godiva was rated the worst…

Reuters
Green America in the News (October 10, 2019) A U.S.-based green economy group says some of the world’s most popular chocolate companies are not so sweet when it comes to human rights and sustainability. Green America gives Godiva chocolate an F in efforts to reduce child labor and…

VOA News
Green America in the News (October 10, 2019) NEW YORK, Oct 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Major chocolate companies such as Godiva, Lindt and Hershey are failing to keep child labor out of their supply chains, according to a new ranking by activists released on Thursday. Godiva was rated…

Yahoo News
Green America in the News (October 6, 2019) Teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg grabbed headlines in the U.S. last month when she traveled to the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit in a sailboat and then accused adults of having stolen her generation’s hopes and dreams with their…
corporate responsibility, Social Responsible Investing, finance, climate change, get a better bank, #GetABetterBank
Forbes
Green America in the News (September 4, 2019) If climate change feels like an impossibly knotty threat to unravel, consider the outlook of Alisa Gravitz (MBA 1980), who sees being carbon negative worldwide by 2050 as entirely possible. As president and CEO of the Washington, D.C.–based…

Harvard Business School
Green America in the News (August 20, 2019) Let’s move past the green and gene revolutions to a microbiome renaissance By Louise Elizabeth Maher-Johnson, Ayana Elizabeth Johnson on August 20, 2019     Editor’s Note (9/3/2019): This post has been substantially rewritten to change or…
microorganisms, GMOs, genetic engineering, Regenerative Agriculture, toxic food, nutrients, food
Scientific American
Green America in the News (July 25, 2019) A new report says that brands like J.Crew, Urban Outfitters, Forever21, and Carter’s fail to disclose important information about their chemical practices.   By Elizabeth Segran It’s back-to-school time, but you might want to think twice before…
ethical fashion, fashion, fast fashion, EcoFashion
Fast Company
Green America in the News (June 17, 2019) Being environmentally conscious is not all about plastic bags; it’s about making everyday choices that will — quite literally — determine our success or failure as a species. We can be more conscious about reducing pollution, protecting wildlife,…
climate change, carbon footprint, green living, individual action, sustainable living
USA Today
Green America in the News (May 3, 2019)   This story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds. Forbes Finds covers products we think you’ll love. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page,…
flowers, sustainable flowers, green business, green business network, green living
Forbes
Green America in the News (May 1, 2019) Forget aesthetics: Lawns can raise food, restore habitats, and even store carbon By Patrick Sisson May 1, 2019, 12:33pm EDT   If Americans want to reduce their environmental footprints, one of the first steps may be reexamining what’s in…
gardening, Climate Victory Garden, climate victory gardening, organic gardening, Regenerative Agriculture, climate change, carbon capture, carbon footprint
Curbed
Green America in the News (April 5, 2019) Going green may be trendy, but it’s not just a fad. “The climate crisis is intensifying, with eminent scientists warning that our actions over the coming decade will determine how life on Earth will, or will not, prevail,” said Fran Teplitz,…
carbon footprint, climate change, cost savings
Yahoo News
Green America in the News (January 8, 2019) By The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California would become the first state to require businesses to offer electronic receipts unless customers ask for paper copies under legislation proposed on Tuesday. Many businesses and consumers…

The New York Times