Corporations around the world have signed on to a safety accord to prevent another tragedy in Bangladesh garment factories, but almost no U.S. companies are on board, including clothing giants Walmart and the Gap.

GMO Inside, a Green America campaign, delivered nearly 10,000 petition signatures to General Mills at their Minneapolis headquarters, calling on General Mills to remove GMO ingredients from their products.
Monday, 15 July 2013 20:50

Green America Policy Work Highlights

This quarter’s Green America Policy Highlights touch on several of the crucial issues we are championing to protect human and environmental health – from climate change to GMOs to controlling dangerous chemicals in personal care products for infants and adults.

Monday, 15 July 2013 20:48

Highlights from 2013 LOHAS Conference

Green Business Network Director Denise Hamler presented at the 2013 LOHAS Conference in Boulder, CO, which brought together passionate start-up companies with the intelligence of multi-national corporations to create dialogue around creative solutions and innovations.

MOM's Organic Market was one of twelve winners in the Top Right to Know Grocers Contest, a campaign to celebrate grocers that excel at informing customers on GMOs and offering GMO-free choices.

The Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project (PAIR) presented Boston Common Asset Management with their 2013 Business Leader in Human Rights Award for the company’s leadership in promoting human rights in the corporate sector and in working to create a more just and sustainable world.

The sixth annual Green Spa Network Fall Congress will be held at Devil's Thumb Ranch, CO, Sept. 22-25. The three-day congress for members features workshops and dynamic presentations by leaders in the spa and sustainability movement, interactive business exchanges and ranch activities.

Get seven strategies to raise capital for your social enterprise from Don Shaffer, President and CEO of RSF Social Finance, a pioneering funder of social enterprises with $275 million in loans made to date.
President Obama made it clear in his bold climate speech that business support for climate action makes a difference. Get highlights of the speech and action plan, plus learn what businesses can do to show support.

Walmart announced it would scrap plans to bring three new stores to Washington, DC after the city council passed a bill that would force Walmart to pay employees a living wage.

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