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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:


Risking dangerous oil spills in the Amazon
24 Oct 2019
Indigenous Uprising in Ecuador  - a View from the Ground I was in Ecuador last week to represent at a gathering of indigenous leaders and allies working on strategy development for protecting the Amazon Sacred Headwaters. In the midst of this work, a State of Emergency was put in place given the uprising of indigenous peoples and other social movements who were protesting an austerity package that was put into effect by President Lenin Moreno in connection with loans for restructuring debt from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). 
Protesters stand with a climate emergency banner on Montgomery street in San Francisco
02 Oct 2019
Sign the pledge and then scroll down for the full story of the San Francisco climate strikes!  
01 Oct 2019
Lummi Nation hosts “Netse Mot (One Mind) for Xw'ullemy (The Salish Sea)” to address the question: What should be done to heal the Salish Sea? 
Amazon rainforest head waters are under threat from Oil and Gas development
23 Sep 2019
Stand is honored to be joining Indigenous nationalities and federations and allies as a formal member of Amazon Sacred Headwaters Initiative. We join this effort to call for the governments of Ecuador and Peru to stop expanding new fossil fuel and mining development in one of the birthplaces of the Amazon River. 
12 Aug 2019
Levi Strauss has taken the lead on climate commitment — but where does the rest of the fashion industry stand today? asks Todd Paglia, executive director at in a commentary piece published on