Achievements

Every campaign we launch begins with conviction, passion, and a relentless commitment to create the world we know is possible. We campaign to win, selecting issues where we believe we can have an impact. Sometimes it takes twenty years; sometimes only two. You’ll notice that we use a variety of strategies, which can make it hard to explain ourselves in a sentence or two. But that challenge is a small price to pay for the proven track record that comes from developing the most effective approaches to solving a problem and successfully executing a range of solutions.

Here are some of our highlights:

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    Cleaning up Levi’s climate pollution

    After an intensive year + long campaign calling out Levi’s for making jeans ‘Too Dirty to Wear’, in July of 2018 the denim giant committed to almost halving the climate emissions in its entire global supply chain by 2025 – exactly what our campaign had asked for.

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    Resolute’s bullying lawsuit

    A Logging Giant Sued us for $300 million: We Fought Back! For more than two years, logging company Resolute Forest Products tried to stop Stand and our friends at Greenpeace from speaking out to protect the Boreal forest, filing a $300 million bullying lawsuit against our Executive Di

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    Protecting the Great Bear Rainforest

    The Great Bear Rainforest is very wild and very big – two thirds the size of Ireland. It’s a stunning place of ancient trees a thousand years old and home to remarkable animals like Spirit bears, rainforest wolves, whales, tailed frogs and salmon. It has also been home for time immemorial to

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    Protecting Chile's Native Forests

    The remarkable biological diversity of Chile’s forests has met with unrivaled destruction, mostly to make way for industrial tree farms. As a result, Chile now has some of the world’s most endangered native forests. Working with our allies in Chile including Defensores del Bosque Chileno,

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    Protecting the Sacred Headwaters from Shell Oil and all gas drilling

    In a far northwest corner of British Columbia, the watersheds of three important rivers - the Skeena, the Stikine and the Nass - hold crucial wild salmon habitat, pristine wilderness and deep cultural heritage. When Shell Oil launched plans to drill for coalbed methane, we knew we were in for a h

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    Protecting North America's Boreal Forest

    Larger than the Amazon forest, North America’s Boreal forest is a key regulator of our global climate, supports some of the planet's largest populations of wildlife such as grizzlies, wolves, woodland caribou and lynx

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    Protecting the Inland Temperate Rainforest

    In February of 2009, the government of British Columbia legally protected more than 5.4 million acres (2.2 million hectares) of endangered mountain caribou habitat in the Inland Temperate Rainforest from logging and associated road building. The government also prohibited motorized recreation acr

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    Stopping dangerous oil trains in their tracks

    Stand.earth works with hundreds of groups across the US and Canada, challenging new oil train facilities, pressing for stronger federal and state rail safety standards, helping communities stop dangerous oil trains, and building a larger and more diverse climate movement

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    Stopping the Enbridge Pipeline

    Some ideas simply cannot stand- like punching a pipeline full of toxic tar sands oil through unceded First Nation’s territory against their absolute opposition. Oh, and did we mention running it through the Great Bear Rainforest putting the health of a global treasure - and the entire West coas

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    Shifting the Standard for Office Copy Paper

    You know you’ve got a ream of it somewhere in your office. We all do - and that’s the point. When producers of things as ubiquitous as copy paper make changes, the results add up. When we launched a campaign against office supply giant Staples in 2000, their copy paper had little to no recycl

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    Transforming the environmental practices of Victoria’s Secret

    The glamour in these catalogs belied an ugly secret: they originated from endangered caribou habitat in Canada. In 2004, we mounted a high-profile and media-savvy grassroots campaign.

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    Getting 20+ major US companies to move away from high-carbon fuels

    Given a choice, most people would rather avoid the most polluting forms of energy. And so, we built a campaign so that major US corporations would not want to be associated with one of the most polluting oils on Earth - Canadian tar sands.

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