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Green America in the News (September 25, 2020) By Soyoung Ho, Thomson Reuters, September 25, 2020 Despite strong opposition from investor groups, a divided SEC on September 23, 2020, decided to finalize a rule that makes it more difficult for public company shareholders to bring proposals for…
shareholders
Reuters
Green America in the News (June 28, 2020) By London Gibson, The Indianapolis Star, June 28, 2020 In the midst of World War II, Americans came together to grow fruits and vegetables in their backyards, forming a network of victory gardens that at one point provided as much as 40% of the…
Climate Victory Garden, climate change
U.S. News & World Report
Green America in the News (June 3, 2020) Stopping climate change is hard enough, but racism only makes it harder. By Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, June 3, 2020 Here is an incomplete list of things I left unfinished last week because America’s boiling racism and militarization are deadly for…
climate change, racism, climate justice
The Washington Post
Green America in the News (June 2, 2020) by Louise Boyle, June 2, 2020 Environmental activists are voicing support for protesters who have taken to the streets in outrage over the police killing of George Floyd, while acknowledging the green movement's own need to tackle ongoing racial…
climate change, racial justice, climate justice
The Independent
Green America in the News (May 20, 2020) The popular wartime solution for supplementing food rations was embraced by Eleanor Roosevelt, and now environmental experts say it's time to bring victory gardens back. By Dan Nosowitz, May 20, 2020 There's no roadmap for fighting climate change…
gardening, climate change, climate crisis, global warming, Climate Victory Garden
Better Homes & Gardens
Green America in the News (May 4, 2020) Shareholders Should be Heard, Not Muzzled The full article from ThinkAdvisor, April 13, 2020, is available at here.   Introduction: The Securities and Exchange Commission is attempting to bar many investors from pushing corporations to address…
sustainable investing, SRI, ESG, socially responsible investment advisor, ESG investing advisor, Catholic, shareholder activism
ThinkAdvisor
Green America in the News (April 8, 2020) Whether they’re hollow or filled with ganache, every Easter egg contains a complex, globalised trade network within it. The cocoa used to make the chocolate was most likely grown in West Africa – around 70% of the world’s supply is. Once grown, the…

The Guardian
Green America in the News (April 7, 2020) WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mighty Earth, Green America, and Be Slavery Free published a joint Easter scorecard, analyzing what the world’s biggest chocolate companies are doing to address social and environmental concerns. Godiva receives the “…

Business Wire
Green America in the News (March 31, 2020) Plastic wrap safely seals food so you can save it for later, but like all single-use plastics, it’s bad for the environment. Bee’s Wrap is an eco-friendly alternative that’s made from organic cotton coated in bee’s wax, jojoba oil, and tree resin…

Business Insider
Green America in the News (March 27, 2020) Lawns are an American obsession. Since the mass proliferation of suburbs in the 1950s and '60s, these pristine carpets of green turf have been meticulously maintained by suburbanites, with grass length and other aesthetic considerations enforced…

CNN
Green America in the News (March 6, 2020) The global shift — albeit, a slow shift — to renewable energy sources is starting to pay off. According to a new report, last year, CO2 power sector emissions dropped by 2 percent. This is the greatest reduction we've seen in about three decades,…

Green Matters
Green America in the News (March 3, 2020) Horizon Organic, the largest USDA certified organic dairy brand in the world, today announced a commitment to become carbon positive by 2025. Horizon Organic’s goal is to be the first national dairy brand to become carbon positive across its full…

Environment + Energy Leader
Green America in the News (February 19, 2020) Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Monday announced a commitment of US$10 billion of his personal money to the newly launched Bezos Earth Fund to fight climate change. "Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet," Bezos wrote. "This global initiative…

E-Commerce Times
Green America in the News (February 6, 2020) Right across from Atholton High School in Columbia, Maryland, sits a garden roughly a third of an acre with rows of vegetable beds and a newly added pond to encourage wildlife. The garden, located along the road so it’s the first thing people see…

Huffington Post
Green America in the News (February 5, 2020) WASHINGTON, DC (Feb. 5, 2020) – As of Monday’s deadline for public comments on the SEC’s proposed restriction on shareholder rights, a broad group of investors has weighed in strongly against the SEC’s proposal to limit shareholders’ rights to file…

ValueWalk
Green America in the News (February 4, 2020) A coalition of environmental and advocacy groups is petitioning the Securities and Exchange Commission asking that it not adopt changes to its regulations that would reduce the number of shareholders who can present resolutions to a corporation.…

Financial Advisor Magazine
Green America in the News (February 3, 2020) On the final day of public comment on two related proposals by the Securities and Exchange Commission on proxy voting rules, a petition signed by more than 18,000 individuals opposing the policy change was submitted to the SEC, which was also the…

ThinkAdvisor
Green America in the News (February 3, 2020) Vital Shareholder Proposal Process Has Allowed Investors to Raise Important Social, Environmental and Governance Issues with Corporate America.   WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Concerned citizens delivered over 18,000 signatures to the Securities…

Business Wire
Green America in the News (February 3, 2020) A proposed SEC rule would limit the influence shareholders have on the corporations they own, according to advocates who delivered more than 18,000 signatures opposing the change to the commission's headquarters in Washington, D.C.,…

WealthManagement.Com
Green America in the News (January 13, 2020) Like many soon-to-be empty-nesters, Vered DeLeeuw and her husband have been thinking about downsizing. Surveying her garage, DeLeeuw noticed boxes of documents, pay stubs, bills, credit card statements — 20 years worth — and realized the harsh…

The Washington Post