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We like to keep busy here at Stand.earth.

From calling on Levi's and Carnival Corporation to stop using fossil fuels to power their factories and ships, to pushing Starbucks and Charmin to incorporate recycled paper into their coffee cups and toilet paper, to fighting the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure while championing a clean energy future across California, Washington, and British Columbia — we're always up to something. Read our latest blogs and opinion pieces here:

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Tar sands
20 Apr 2021
Last week, the New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli made a big move, turning words into action. Comptroller DiNapoli, who manages the massive $246 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund, announced the Fund has completed a review of its pure play tar sands holdings and was divesting from seven companies. This got a lot of media attention:
blacklivesmatter
15 Apr 2021
Trigger Warning: police brutality/racism During a traffic stop on April 11th, 20-year-old Daunte Wright was killed by a police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota – just miles from where another police officer, Derek Chauvin, is on trial for the killing of George Floyd.
Protest in front of RBC headquarters
07 Apr 2021
On April 8th, you, the shareholders and employees of RBC, will gather for the bank’s annual shareholder meeting to hear all about RBC’s plans for the future. You will undoubtedly hear that business as usual is going great and that you can rest at ease, knowing that the bank’s investments and business are in good hands.
A note from Executive Director Todd Paglia

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