Category Archives: 2017

Webinar Recording: Quiet Conversations

On August 30, Green Leadership Trust co-hosted a webinar with the Quaker UN Office on “Quiet Conversations”. Presented by Lindsey Fielder Cook of the Quaker United Nations Office, the webinar explored how quiet conversations provide a confidential space for participants from diverse backgrounds to share candid thoughts about common challenges.  QUNO has used quiet diplomacy/conversations at […]

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 Arlie Schardt, Chairman of the Board […]

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 demographic data shows there is more […]

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 and introduce our new steering committee.  […]

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 School of Law and as a […]

Maryland Environmental Health Network Welcomes Tamara Toles O’Laughlin as New Director

From Maryland Environmental Health Network: The Maryland Environmental Health Network is pleased to announce that Tamara Toles O’Laughlin will be our next Director. You’ll see her at events this winter, as she takes over for founding Director, Rebecca Ruggles. We are excited to welcome her at the start of a busy season. Tamara holds a […]

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 and historically significant and that reflect […]