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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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Light project in Cincinnati
05 May 2021
The growing controversy around consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G)’s failure to distance itself from irresponsible suppliers who violate human rights and degrade healthy, intact forests is heating up.
Did you know that Canadian laws allow boats and ships to dump untreated sewage directly into the ocean just three nautical miles (5.6 km) offshore?  As vessels set sail for the spring season, it’s time Canadian lawmakers stopped allowing boaters to use the ocean as their toilet. 
Charmin blood logo
03 May 2021
In the span of just one year, two of Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) top pulp suppliers sourced close to five million cubic meters of wood from sensitive forests. That’s the equivalent of 2,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools worth of forest being cut down.¹ Imagine destroying a whole biome just to produce “Ultra Soft” Charmin! Cleaning up bums, and wiping out the forest.
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:

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