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BlogNews (April 17, 2020) We must apply an environmental justice lens when allocating COVID-19 resources and supporting communities.
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BlogNews (April 16, 2020) COVID-19 is a crisis and call to humanity for a better way forward. We need to build a green economy to protect people and the planet.
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BlogNews (March 25, 2020) Flushable wipes shouldn't be flushed. Doing so is causing dangerous problems.
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BlogNews (March 12, 2020) Research from around the world demonstrates time and again that companies that value women’s leadership, and societies where women have economic opportunity, do better, and gender lens investing supports this.
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BlogNews (March 3, 2020) Green America welcomes five new board members: Bama Athreya, Eleanor Greene, Julie Lineberger, Carolyn Parrs, and Brady Quirk-Garvan. 
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BlogNews (February 26, 2020) It’s officially been one year since Verizon issued a $1 billion green bond to help the company reach its goal of 50 percent clean energy by 2025.
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BlogNews (February 26, 2020) Pipeline Incidents from 2017-2020
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BlogNews (February 20, 2020) Vague corporate messaging on sustainable clothing can leave green shoppers wondering if its possible to find an ethical clothing company.
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BlogNews (February 18, 2020) If addressing climate change is truly a priority for Amazon, Bezos and executives will go beyond a donation.
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BlogNews (February 13, 2020) Black history is rich with connections to the natural environment, including Black leaders who have revolutionized the climate movement.
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BlogNews (December 19, 2019) Verizon continues to lag by powering its network using mostly fossil fuels.
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BlogNews (December 17, 2019) The Future is Digital: Nine Out of 10 Consumers Want Retailers to offer a Digital Receipt Option
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BlogNews (December 10, 2019) Amazon is bad for workers, our planet, and consumers. Here are ten ways Amazon violates human rights.
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BlogNews (December 3, 2019) Worker rights, privacy issues, and toxic chemicals might have you rethinking Amazon electronics like Amazon Ring and Alexa.
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BlogNews (November 20, 2019) This Thanksgiving, use food to talk to your family and friends about values like sustainable and ethical food.
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BlogNews (November 15, 2019) Recycling is s basic action people do for the environment, but does it help combat the climate crisis?
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BlogNews (November 4, 2019) You may be wondering how you can make sure your children are not being exposed to harmful chemicals in clothes? Here are some tips!
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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 announced that they will raise the price of cocoa by $400 per ton, but more needs to be done to stop child labor.
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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