On June 16, Amazon.com Inc. announced it would pay a little under $14 billion to purchase Whole Foods Market Inc. The move is sure to re-invent the grocery store business model while also ramping up Amazon’s brick and mortar retail presence.Whole Foods, known for its organic products, has seen a drop in sales ever since competing grocers started offering organic foods. In 2016, Kroger’s share of the organic market surpassed Whole Foods for the first time. (more…)
Congratulations to our Spring 2017 winners of Green America‘s People and Planet Award. This competitive award examined leading businesses that build green gardens in and for their communities. Winners receive a $5,000 prize to help support their mission. (more…)
Green America vehemently denounced the decision by President Trump to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. (more…)
On the 100th Day of the Trump Administration (Saturday, April 29), join your fellow Green Americans in Washington D.C. (or in your city) for the People’s Climate March. We will show the world and our leaders our vision for a clean energy future and our resistance to attacks on people, communities and our planet.
President Trump released his proposed budget, and his blueprint for America is shocking. The short version is that this is a budget of cruelty and harm to people and the planet. The budget contains extreme cuts for programs that benefit the environment, poor people, children, the elderly, people of color, and everyday Americans. (more…)
Green America’s People and Planet Award returns with a contest for businesses that help you go green with your gardening this spring. We need your help to find worthy businesses to consider; each winner will receive a $5,000 prize to support their business’s green mission. (more…)