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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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Starbucks Cups: Corporate stewardship or individual responsibility?
17 Nov 2016
Hi and welcome to Starbucks! How would you like your coffee today? Would you like it with corporate stewardship or individual responsibility? Uhhh, how about both? We all need to do our part. When it comes to Starbucks, their part is to make a cup that’s recyclable so that the 4 million cups they serve a year don’t end up in the trash.
15 Nov 2016
One of the things I love the most about working at Stand.earth is that we go toe to toe challenging some of the world’s largest companies to do better, to stop destroying forests, to address climate change, to not put people and our planet at risk. This is never comfortable – not for us taking on companies that have more revenue in a few hours than we fundraise in a full year. And it’s not comfortable for the companies we take on – who often want to do the right thing but have simply not prioritized it.
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11 Nov 2016
We don’t often talk about Presidential politics at Stand.earth, but the events of the last few days can’t be ignored.
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08 Nov 2016
For the past week, I’ve been at the Oceti Sakowin camp at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, supporting the ongoing indigenous resistance to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Since I’ve been here, the number one question I’ve been receiving from friends and family back home is -- “How do I get involved?”. Here are some ways Indigenous leaders on the ground at Standing Rock are asking for your support from home.
Starbucks: Trick or Treat
31 Oct 2016
A creamy pumpkin spice latte is just the thing to take a chill off this Halloween. What a yummy treat, right?  Not so fast! Starbucks is hiding some nasty tricks…

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