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Jun 07, 2016, 12:58 ET Green America: The Tipping Point Is Here On GMOs, With 10 Major Companies Shifting To Non-GMO Products

 General Mills. Post. Hershey's. Unilever. Pepsi. Those are just some of the top food corporations that have been persuaded since January 2014...


Apr 21, 2016, 10:00 ET Green Businesses Nationwide Support Stronger Methane Regulation on Public Lands

 Two national groups representing over 200,000 business nationwide submitted comments today in support of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM)...


Apr 20, 2016, 14:16 ET Green America: Support Continues To Build For Clean Energy Victory Bonds

 Building on growing bipartisan momentum, Green America, the nation's leading green economy organization, will continue to promote Clean Energy...


Apr 05, 2016, 10:00 ET "Practice What You Print" Campaign Urges Smithsonian Magazine to Begin Using Recycled Paper

In its latest campaign to move the magazine industry to recycled paper, the nonprofit Green America today launched "Practice What You Print,...


Mar 10, 2016, 11:00 ET 3 U.S. Small Businesses Recognized for Green "Do-It-Yourself" Products and Services

Small businesses in Colorado, Indiana and Tennessee that promote green do-it-yourself (DIY) products and services were announced today as the...


Feb 02, 2016, 12:30 ET Green America Congratulates Hellmann's for Major Step on Non-GMO Products

Green America congratulates Unilever on two new products announced today—Hellmann's organic mayonnaise and Hellmann's "Carefully Crafted"...


Feb 01, 2016, 15:00 ET Green America Strongly Supports Senator Udall's Clean Energy Victory Bonds Amendment To The Senate Energy Bill

 Green America, the nation's leading green economy organization, strongly supports an amendment (#3102) to the Senate Energy Bill (S. 2012)...


Jan 13, 2016, 11:07 ET Green America: State Of The Union Address Is Starting Point For Green Economy Benefitting All Americans

 In his final State of the Union Address last night, President Obama highlighted the need for all Americans to move beyond divisiveness and...


Jan 08, 2016, 14:00 ET Green America: Major Step Forward Seen In Campbell's Support For National Mandatory GMO Labeling Standard, Voluntary Labeling Of Products In Absence Of Standard

 Green America congratulates the Campbell Soup Company on its support of federal legislation to establish a single mandatory labeling standard...


Dec 18, 2015, 14:30 ET Green America: More Needed to Protect Human & Environmental Health in U.S. Toxic Substances Reform

 Changes will be needed to the toxic chemical reform bill passed last night by a voice vote in the U.S. Senate, according to the nonprofit...


Dec 03, 2015, 11:00 ET Clean Energy Victory Bond Push in Congress Would Steer $150 Billion to Clean Energy

With all eyes on the U.S. at the climate talks in Paris, the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2015 has been introduced in Congress. The...


Nov 30, 2015, 11:00 ET As Paris Climate Talks Begin, Green America Calls For Strong, Global Governmental Action And US Leadership

 As world leaders arrive for the Paris climate negotiations, Green America, the leading U.S. green economy organization, is urging U.S. and...


Nov 20, 2015, 20:00 ET New Green America Campaign Calls Out Hasbro And Disney For Sweatshop-made Toys

One week before the "Black Friday," Green America, the DC-based consumer advocacy organization, is launching a campaign calling on Disney and...


Nov 12, 2015, 10:30 ET Green America Launches Groundbreaking Program To Drive Industries To Design More Sustainable Supply Chains

Green America, the nation's leading green economy organization, today introduces its new Center for Sustainability Solutions, which promotes...


Nov 06, 2015, 13:00 ET Green America Applauds President Obama's Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

After years of deliberation, President Obama demonstrated his support for an economy that supports human and environmental health, and that helps...


Nov 05, 2015, 12:37 ET Green America: Congress Should Reject The TPP

Following the public release of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement text, Green America's Executive Co-Director, Todd Larsen,...


Jun 30, 2015, 10:05 ET "Cocoa Barometer" Report: Too-Cheap Chocolate Could Be Its Own Demise As Young Farmers Not Replacing Old

Unsustainably low cocoa prices – made possible by extreme poverty among West African cocoa producers, with farmers in Ghana earning as little...


Jun 09, 2015, 10:00 ET Green America Calls on Amazon Web Services to "Build a Cleaner Cloud"

Green America today launched "Amazon: Build a Cleaner Cloud" (www.BuildACleanerCloud.org), a campaign to push the nation's largest cloud-based...


May 26, 2015, 16:47 ET Green America's GMO Inside Campaign Applauds Abbott Offering Non-GMO Similac Infant Formula

Green America, a national nonprofit organization working to create a green economy, issued the following statement today in response to Abbott...


Apr 27, 2015, 12:22 ET Green America Applauds Chipotle's Removal Of GMOs From Its Foods

Green America, a national nonprofit organization working to create a green economy,  issued the following statement today in response to...


Feb 23, 2015, 16:30 ET GMO Inside Announces Victory for Consumers: Hershey's Milk Chocolate and Kisses to Go Non-GMO by the End of 2015

 In response to tens of thousands of Facebook posts, emails, and telephone calls from consumers who took part in GMO Inside's campaign calling...


Jan 22, 2015, 10:36 ET Ahead of Super Bowl XLIX, GMO Inside Urges Sabra, Official Hummus of NFL, to Pass on GMOs

Green America's GMO Inside campaign announced on Thursday a major new push to get Sabra, the world's largest manufacturer of hummus, to drop...


Dec 17, 2014, 14:00 ET Child Labor May Be Hiding In Your Favorite Holiday Treats

 As the holiday chocolate buying season moves into high gear in the United States, a report out today sheds light on the struggle of West...


Nov 25, 2014, 10:01 ET SafeGreenToys.org: Celebrate The Holidays With Gifts That Are Better For Your Child And The World

 Parents who want to celebrate the holidays with gift ideas that are better for their children and the world will find a wide range of...


Nov 03, 2014, 12:24 ET GMO Inside: With A Social Media Policy Like Smucker's, A Comment Has To Be Good … Or It's Gone

Green America's GMO Inside campaign is calling out the J.M. Smucker Company (Smucker's) for removing anti-GMO posts and posts critiquing the...