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Dec 09, 2019, 11:51 ET Stand.earth applauds UN Fashion Charter members for urging countries to invest in renewables and for commitment to act, encourages rest of industry to follow

A delegation from the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action launched a public communique to energy ministers in fashion-producing nations on ...


Apr 09, 2019, 11:00 ET Stand.earth acquires Borealis Centre for Environment and Trade Research, forms Stand Research Group

International environmental organization Stand.earth today announces its acquisition of British Columbia-based Borealis Centre for Environment and...


Feb 20, 2019, 13:33 ET "Issue with Tissue" Sustainability Scorecard Flunks Charmin, Other Toilet Paper Brands

A new report takes the largest tissue sector companies to task for destroying North American forests and exacerbating the climate crisis. "The Issue...


Jul 31, 2018, 16:45 ET Environmental group: Levi's sets apparel industry standard with new climate commitments

Environmental group Stand.earth celebrates today's announcement by Levi, Strauss & Co to reduce 40% of greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain...


Mar 29, 2018, 03:38 ET McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts, Costa, Tim Hortons challenged to join Starbucks in addressing climate, forest impacts of unrecyclable coffee cups

A week after Starbucks committed to bring a fully recyclable and compostable paper cup to market in three years, Stand.earth announces the next phase ...


Mar 06, 2018, 07:05 ET Global campaign challenges Starbucks to keep its promise to curb plastic pollution, create 100% recyclable cup

Today, more than a dozen leading environmental organizations, including Stand.earth, announced the launch of "Starbucks: Break Free From Plastic" — a ...


Dec 14, 2017, 18:11 ET Climate pollution protests with 'Too Dirty to Wear' campaign begin at Levi's flagship San Francisco store

Climate activists with the "Too Dirty to Wear" campaign flash mobbed Levi's flagship store on Thursday afternoon in San Francisco, removing their...