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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 press releases here:


14 Apr 2016

[San Francisco, CA] Today Attorney General Kamala Harris released a letter to the Benicia City Council clarifying that federal preemption does not limit the city’s authority to reject the Valero oil train project proposal. 

In response, groups...

STARBUCKS #Bettercup
08 Apr 2016

#BetterCup Campaign Launches in Seattle

[Seattle, WA] Today Stand (formerly ForestEthics) launched the Better Starbucks Cup Campaign demanding the coffee giant make good on earlier commitments to stop destroying forests. Starbucks serves four billion...

04 Apr 2016

[Benicia, CA] Dozens of Benicia residents and elected officials, joined by Californians from around the region, rallied this evening on the steps of Benicia City Hall before the first of several city council hearings on the Valero oil train project proposal....

30 Mar 2016

Five US Brands to Avoid Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Eden Foods, Jamba Juice, Peet’s Coffee, join trend away from logging industry label

[Bellingham, WA] Stand announced today that five brands join...

21 Mar 2016

[Bellingham, WA] Today the public interest group ForestEthics takes the new name STAND. Online at Stand.Earth.

Stand was founded in 1999 to hold US brands responsible for logging operations where trees for paper, lumber, and fiber are cut. Stand’s...