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Jul 28, 2014, 13:03 ET

Clean Air Leaders Hail EPA Public Hearings On Climate Action To Protect Health, Wildlife, And The Environment

With climate change a present danger to the American people's health, environment and the nation's wildlife, clean air leaders today hailed the...

Jul 25, 2014, 10:00 ET

Clean Air Leaders To Preview EPA Hearings On Historic Climate Pollution Plan, GFA To Release Poll Findings On Communities Of Color & Climate Change

With historic public hearings fast approaching, clean air leaders will hold a national telephone press conference on July 28, 2014 discussing...

Jul 17, 2014, 11:00 ET

Tipping Point: National Geographic Adds Recycled Fiber to Magazines

 In a major step forward for the use of recycled paper in the magazine industry, the National Geographic Society (NGS) has begun incorporating...

Jul 10, 2014, 08:30 ET

Petition Urges Samsung To Stop Child Labor, Other Abuse Of Workers In Chinese Cell Phone Manufacturing Facility

 Global electronics giant Samsung should immediately cease child labor abuses at its cell phone supplier factory in China, according to the...

Jun 10, 2014, 10:00 ET

80 Organizations Call On Apple's Lisa Jackson To Stop Off-Shoring Worker Health And Safety Risks

 Amidst mounting consumer pressure on Apple to address worker safety in its supplier factories, 80 environmental and human rights...

Apr 08, 2014, 16:32 ET

Clean Energy Victory Bond Push In Congress Would Generate $150 Billion In Financing, 1 Million Jobs

 Clean energy boosters on Capitol Hill are borrowing a page from World War II "war bonds" by introducing today a new bill – the Clean...

Mar 04, 2014, 10:00 ET

GMO Inside Announces Campaign to Get GMOs Out of Starbucks' Dairy

Green America's GMO Inside campaign today launched a major push to get Starbucks, America's largest coffee chain with more than 20,000 stores in 62...

Feb 11, 2014, 10:30 ET

Is Their Coal In Your Credit Card? Green America Ranks Top Cards And Urges "Breaking Up" With Mega Banks For Valentine's Day

 Concerned consumers who do not want to do business with banks that support coal-fired power plants and coal mining should take the opportunity...

Jan 21, 2014, 10:00 ET

Riding Wave Of Success, GMO Inside Announces Campaign To Get GMOs Out Of Honey Nut Cheerios

No Letup in Pressure:  New Consumer Campaign Builds Off Recent Victory In Getting General Mills To Remove GMOs From Original...

Jan 16, 2014, 11:00 ET

GMO Inside Congratulates Post On Non-GMO Grape-Nuts

Post Foods informs GMO Inside that Grape-Nuts Original will be Non-GMO Project Verified and will be available starting in January 2014...

Jan 02, 2014, 16:25 ET

VICTORY FOR CONSUMERS: GENERAL MILLS ANNOUNCES THAT ORIGINAL CHEERIOS ARE NOW NON-GMO

Consumers across the country took action with the GMO Inside Campaign to push General Mills to make Cheerios non-GMO  With 40,000 Facebook...

Dec 18, 2013, 15:50 ET

GMO Inside Applauds Whole Foods' Decision to Drop Chobani Yogurt

GMO Inside, a campaign of national non-profit Green America, issued the following statement today: "We applaud Whole Foods' decision today to drop...

Dec 11, 2013, 11:07 ET

"Green" Credit Cards Come Of Age: Consumers Urged To Breakup With Abusive Megabanks In Favor Of Issuers With Community Focus

Green America Encourages Consumers to Take the Pledge to Switch to Green Cards; In Addition to Community Development Focus, Credits Cards Offer Low...

Oct 16, 2013, 11:00 ET

Green America: General Mills - Maker Of Cheerios - Flunks Corporate Leadership Test On Handling Of Genetically Modified Organisms In Food

Company Misleads Consumers by Touting Cereal as "Natural," Fails Transparency Test by Heading Up Fight to Block Disclosure of GMOs in Foods, Offers...

Oct 15, 2013, 10:00 ET

Report To Ask Why General Mills Won't Sell American Families The Same "GMO Free" Cheerios It Makes Available To European Consumers

Most Popular Cereal in America – Often First Solid Food for Babies – is Not "Natural" As Is Claimed; Self-Proclaimed CSR Leader...

Jul 16, 2013, 11:25 ET

Start Keeping it "Real," Chobani -- National Campaign Calls on Yogurt Brand to Live Up to Ads and Stop Using Milk From Cows Fed GMOs

GMO Inside Pulls The Lid Off Chobani For Claiming To Be "Real" And "Natural" While Using Milk From GMO-Fed Cows  Chobani is the United...

Jun 06, 2013, 13:30 ET

Survey: The Greener The Business, The Greener The Bottom Line

 Three out of four small businesses responding to a recent survey reported that, unlike much of the economy, sales for green products and...

May 01, 2013, 10:47 ET

Is Your Baby Part Of A Risky Science Experiment? National Coalition Calls On Big 3 Infant Formula Brands To Remove GMO ingredients And Protect American Babies

Similac, Enfamil, and Gerber Good Start – who combined account for more than 90% of all infant formula sales in the U.S. – are exposing...

Mar 25, 2013, 14:51 ET

Raise the Bar, Hershey! Coalition Welcomes Hershey Timeline for Transition to Certified Cocoa

Hershey Should Increase Funding of Programs to Address Child Labor and Improve Conditions for West African Cocoa Farmers The "Raise the Bar,...

Mar 20, 2013, 10:35 ET

Study: Clear Environmental Benefits From Using Recycled Paper In National Geographic, Other Magazines

Results show there is a benefit in 14 of 14 environmental impact categories; National Geographic and other leading publishers that denied the...

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