Judith Browne Dianis joins Friends of the Earth’s Board of Directors

Judith Browne Dianis, Executive Director of Advancement Project, will join Friends of the Earth’s Board of Directors, the Board proudly announced Monday. “I am deeply honored that someone of Judith’s extraordinary achievements in the fight for equal rights is joining FOE’s fight for a just and healthy world,” said...

Green Leadership Trust’s Statement on Green 2.0’s Transparency Card and report, Beyond Diversity: A Roadmap to Building an Inclusive Organization

Green 2.0’s latest analysis reveals the key elements of readiness, reporting, and recruiting that influence organizational success in effectively tackling environmental issues. The report provides a roadmap for organizations who want to become more relevant by adopting and adhering to principles of equity, and inclusion. The report’s focus on...

Webinar Recording: Our Plan for 2017

On Thursday, May 4, Green Leadership Trust hosted a virtual discussion to tell our networks about the outcomes and achievements from our 2017 Environmental Leadership Convening. This year Green Leadership Trust completed a new strategic plan, and we used the discussion as an opportunity to share our vision for the future...

Patrice Simms Joins Earthjustice!

Leading Environmental Attorney and Legal Scholar Joins Earthjustice Patrice Simms, a Howard University law professor and former Obama Administration Appointee, assumes role as Vice President of Litigation in Earthjustice’s Washington DC Office WASHINGTON, DC – Leading environmental attorney and legal scholar, Patrice Simms, who previously worked at Howard University...

President Obama Designates National Monuments Honoring Civil Rights History

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, today, President Obama is designating three new national monuments honoring our country’s civil rights history and taking new steps to promote diversity in our national parks and other public lands. Building on the Administration’s commitment to protecting places that are culturally...

Green 2.0 releases first-of-its kind report on Diversity and Search Firms

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Thursday, at an event at The New School in New York City, Green 2.0, the only organization solely dedicated to increasing racial diversity across mainstream environmental NGOs, foundations and government agencies, released its new report Diversity Derailed: Limited Demand, Effort and Results in Environmental C-Suite...

Cities and States Lead on Climate Change

By Jeff Biggers IOWA CITY — THE wind turbines that rise out of the cornfields here reminded me on a recent drive of one postelection truth, even in the red state of Iowa. As President-elect Donald J. Trump considers whether to break the United States commitment to the Paris...

You are invited to a Meet & Greet Fundraiser with Maurice M. Sampson II the newly appointed Director, Eastern Pennsylvania Clean Water Action

Please join us in welcoming Maurice M Sampson II, a life-long environmentalist, Philadelphia’s first recycling coordinator, national recycling advocate, and Delaware Valley entrepreneur. Maurice served on the National Clean Water Action Board of Directors for 25 years. A Philadelphia resident for 30 years, Maurice is an active civic leader....