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BlogNews (December 5, 2018) The trendline for socially and environmentally responsible investing (SRI) continues to impress, with the latest data on SRI assets under professional management in the US reaching $12 trillion in 2018 according to the latest research from the Forum on Su

BlogNews (November 29, 2018) On the day after Thanksgiving, the Trump Administration quietly released the fourth US National Climate Assessment. The findings further underscore the United Nations IPCC Report published in October, showing that effects of climate change have…
climate change, annual report, climate, climate justice, solar, wind power, clean energy, fossil fuels
BlogNews (November 15, 2018) Why we’re skipping the year’s most ridiculous “holiday.”
Black Friday
BlogNews (November 5, 2018) Bismark Kpabitey is a 33 year old dynamic agroforestry cocoa farmer from Ghana, where farmers typically earn $0.84 per day. Bismark has been practicing dynamic agroforestry for three years on seven acres to support his 16 family members. He sells…
farms, carbon farming, Soil Carbon, agriculture
BlogNews (November 1, 2018) Ancient wheats, such as KAMUT® brand khorasan are part of a healthy, healing diet
sustainable food, good food, healthy food, wheat
BlogNews (October 18, 2018) With the earth rapidly warming, the U.S. needs to put the brakes on natural gas drilling and infrastructure and limit methane emissions from existing wells. But, the Trump administration has other plans.

BlogNews (October 10, 2018) The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report is out and friends, it is bleak. But it also gives cause for some hope if we answer the imperative call and act on climate immediately.  The world has already warmed by 1-degree…
climate change, renewable energy, fossil fuels, wind, solar, greenhouse gas
BlogNews (October 4, 2018) Regenerative agriculture is being explored as a solution to climate change and declining soil health around the world. In Ethiopia, where the majority of farming is practiced by smallholders, production is important for livelihoods and food security…

BlogNews (October 2, 2018) This week, Verizon announced its launch of the world’s first commercial 5G network initially in four U.S. cities, with plans to expand nationally. 5G is the fifth generation of cellular networking and is the next frontier that promises faster speeds…
clean energy, dirty energy, climate change, technology
BlogNews (August 16, 2018) 2017 marked the first year that a continental U.S. species of bumblebee was listed as endangered as a result of pathogens, parasites, and human activity. The subsequent uproar from environmentalists demanded that we safeguard these important…
green economy, green business, bees, pesticide, farmers, farms, neonicotinoid, organics, pollinators, toxins
BlogNews (August 6, 2018) Have you ever wondered, what do I have to do to be a socially responsible investor?
SRI, socially responsible investing, Business Network News, fossil fuel divestment, green business trends, green economy
BlogNews (July 30, 2018) While Samsung is quick to address issues within its supply chain to ensure the safety of its consumers, it has dragged its feet to take steps to ensure the safety of its factory workers.  But after years of public campaigning, Samsung has finally…
Samsung
BlogNews (July 26, 2018) As temperatures in DC’s Farragut Square hovered around a hundred degrees this July, faces started sweating, ice cream started dripping, and two 1,800-pound blocks of ice started melting.  The European Union (EU), be.brussels, Golden Triangle…

BlogNews (July 21, 2018) On Saturday, July 21st, environmental leaders from around the country converged on the National Mall to engage in the Zero Hour Youth Climate March—a global, youth-led movement urging those in power to enact science-based policies to confront…
climate, climate change, climate justice, environmental justice, Policy, clean energy, carbon capture
BlogNews (July 20, 2018) Want to start a Climate Victory Garden? The first step is to get to know your garden—or the area you plan to turn into a garden. Familiarize yourself with the physical characteristics of the space and get to better understand your expectations,…
climate, climate change, gardening, sustainable agriculture
BlogNews (July 18, 2018) When talking about ‘voting with your dollar’, we often talk about purchasing habits with specific brands or products, encouraging consumers to opt for the more sustainable and fair option when shopping. Another key player in our shopping habits are…
anti-sweatshops
BlogNews (July 17, 2018) Today, we’re hearing from Suzan Erem, Executive Director of the Sustainable Iowa Land Trust. Suzan is a tireless advocate for keeping land in the hands of small farmers, supporting rural communities, and empowering the next generation of land…
CAFOs, climate change, factory farms, farmers, GMOs, local food, organics, sustainable agriculture
BlogNews (July 11, 2018) The Monsanto-Bayer merger represents a near-monopoly on the agriculture supply chain, which eliminates marketplace competition and forces farmers’ complete reliance on genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Bayer, Business Network News, farmers, farms, GMOs, green business, green business trends, green economy, Monsanto, non-GMO
BlogNews (July 2, 2018) Last week, Verizon announced that it will be contributing to Hawaii's sustainability goal of switching to 100 percent renewable energy by 2045. In 2015, Hawaii mandated that all its electricity must come from renewable energy sources, making it the…
clean energy, solar power, wind power, fossil fuels, renewable energy, smartphones
BlogNews (June 26, 2018) Swimsuit? Check. Sunglasses? Check. Environmentally-responsible sunscreen? Maybe you should look again.
Business Network News, green business, green business trends, green economy, green products