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BlogNews (March 12, 2020) There is increasing focus on how consideration of gender- the role of women in investing– relates to financial portfolios and to investments that benefit women and girls.
investing in women
BlogNews (March 3, 2020) Green America is pleased to announce that at our first board meeting of 2020 in April we will welcome five newly elected board members.
Green America
BlogNews (February 26, 2020) It’s officially been one year since Verizon issued a $1 billion green bond to, in part, help the company reach its goal of 50 percent clean energy by 2025. In 2019, its major competitors announced new clean energy projects, shifting their networks…
Verizon, clean energy, fossil fuels
BlogNews (February 26, 2020) Pipeline Incidents from 2017-2020
pipeline
BlogNews (February 20, 2020) Clothing supply chains – from field to factory to store -- can be long, complex, and often seemingly opaque, and even in cases where brands promote their transparency or sustainability, they often fall short in sharing enough information with…
ethical fashion, Organic Textiles, textiles
BlogNews (February 18, 2020) If addressing climate change is truly a priority for Amazon, Bezos and executives will go beyond a donation.
Amazon
BlogNews (February 13, 2020) Black history is rich with connections to the natural environment, including Black leaders who have revolutionized the climate movement.
Black leaders
BlogNews (February 4, 2020) The organization tasked with protecting investors is now proposing a rule that would weaken corporate oversight.
corporate oversight, shareholder activism
BlogNews (January 30, 2020) Leaders in the finance sector are making some important changes for the climate, but JPMorgan Chase – the biggest funder of fossil fuels - remains a laggard. With the climate crisis worsening and no more time to delay, we need you to push the…
JPMorgan Chase Bank, climate change, climate crisis, fossil fuels, dirty energy, finance
BlogNews (December 19, 2019) In the year after Verizon released a commitment to reach 50% clean energy by 2025, it hasn’t announced any progress in meeting its goal.
Verizon, clean energy, renewable energy, wind power, solar power, fossil fuels, dirty energy
BlogNews (December 17, 2019) The Future is Digital: Nine Out of 10 Consumers Want Retailers to offer a Digital Receipt Option
paper receipts, paper waste, Skip the Slip, trees, forests
BlogNews (December 10, 2019) Amazon is bad for workers, our planet, and consumers. Here are ten ways Amazon violates human rights.
human rights
BlogNews (December 3, 2019) Worker rights, privacy issues, and toxic chemicals might have you rethinking Amazon electronics like Amazon Ring and Alexa.
Amazon electronics
BlogNews (November 20, 2019) This Thanksgiving, use food to talk to your family and friends about values like sustainable and ethical food.
non-GMO Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving, vegan, vegetarian, fair trade, non-GMO, recipes
BlogNews (November 15, 2019) Recycling is s basic action people do for the environment, but does it help combat the climate crisis?
recycling
BlogNews (November 4, 2019) Finding green clothing can be a challenge but it's not impossible. Here are our tips!
toxic textiles, toxic clothing, secondhand clothing, organic, children's clothing
BlogNews (October 9, 2019) In 2017, we launched Hang Up on Fossil Fuels, a campaign urging major telecommunications companies to rapidly increase their use of renewables to power networks. Back then, the industry was using almost no clean energy and few companies had any…
clean energy, renewable energy, wind power, solar power, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon
BlogNews (September 23, 2019) The Ivory Coast and Ghana are the top producers of cocoa, globally. Cocoa farms in both countries are plagued by child labor, with an estimated two million children working in cocoa fields. These are not children helping on the family farm part-time…
cocoa, chocolate, child labor, cocoa farmers
BlogNews (September 12, 2019) By Ayate Temsamani, Climate Fellow The Impact of Telecoms The US telecom industry uses vast amounts of energy, with the major four companies collectively using over 30 million megawatt hours (MWH) of electric power every year—enough energy to…
climate change, clean energy, green economy, green jobs, wind, solar, education, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile
BlogNews (August 29, 2019) Fires are raging in the Amazon. Here's what you can do to make your voice heard.
climate change, Amazon, divestment, Break Up With Your Mega-Bank