Stand.earth

Stand.earth (formerly ForestEthics) is an international nonprofit environmental organization with offices in Canada and the United States that is known for its groundbreaking research and successful corporate and citizens engagement campaigns to create new policies and industry standards in protecting forests, advocating the rights of indigenous peoples, and protecting the climate. Visit us at www.stand.earth and follow us on Twitter @standearth.

Releases by this organization

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
100+ Days Since Historic P&G Shareholder Vote—and Still No News on Boreal, Tropical Forest Destruction
It’s been more than 100 days since Procter & Gamble’s shareholders told the company to do something about the forest sourcing impacts in its supply chains, but a coalition of environmental advocacy groups are raising the alarm over the fact that the company continues to do almost nothing to...
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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
P&G Investors Challenge CEO Over Forest Destruction Concerns at Company’s Annual Meeting
In a shocking move by Procter & Gamble’s shareholders that defied the company’s own recommendations, two-thirds of Procter & Gamble (P&G) shareholders voted “yes” at the company’s annual meeting on Tuesday, October 13, to pass a proposal on forest sourcing and impacts. The vote is a...
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Wednesday, October 07, 2020
Advocacy Groups, Indigenous Leaders Critique Procter & Gamble's 'Our Home' Climate Initiative
On Wednesday, October 7, advocacy groups Stand.earth, NRDC, Friends of the Earth, Rainforest Action Network, David Suzuki Foundation, and Wildlands League, joined by youth activists, and Indigenous and frontline leaders from Canada and Southeast Asia hosted a global webcast that uncovered what P...
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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Trump Administration Set to Steamroll CDC on Cruise Ships, Prioritizing Foreign Corporations Over Public Health
Environmental advocacy groups are condemning the news that the U.S. federal government is planning to allow cruise ships to start sailing again in U.S. waters beginning on November 1, calling out the Trump administration for choosing to play politics instead of listening to scientific experts — yet...
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Friday, September 25, 2020
Fossil Fuel Production Cannot Expand as Part of a Fair Energy Transition, Urges New International Coalition
A coalition of policy advisors, academics, and civil society from around the world came together today to urge for more ambitious international cooperation in order to protect the climate and vulnerable people. Leaders convened for a virtual panel event during Climate Week NYC hosted by the Fossil...
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Monday, September 21, 2020
50,000+ People Tell CDC to Extend No-Sail Order for Cruise Ships
More than 50,000 people have signed a petition led by environmental advocacy organizations Stand.earth and Friends of the Earth US calling for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to extend its no-sail order for cruise ships, due to the risk that resumed operations would pose to public health...
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Thursday, July 16, 2020
P&G Ignores Climate-Critical Boreal Forest Protection in New 'It’s Our Home' Campaign
Environmental organizations Stand.earth and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) are calling out Procter & Gamble’s launch of the “It’s Our Home” campaign for failing to protect climate-critical primary forests like the boreal forest in Canada, where the company sources huge quantities...
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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
COVID-19 Cruise Restrictions Prevent Over 30 Billion Litres of Pollution Dumping Into Canada's Pacific Waters
Canada’s West Coast was saved from exposure to billions of litres of pollution this cruise ship season due to ramped up COVID-19 regulations. This is according to a recent report , released by Stand.earth, which reveals that more than 30 billion litres of polluting sewage, greywater and scrubber...
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Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Amazonian Indigenous Leaders Share Earth Day Video Message With the World
They come from different countries and different nationalities, but this Earth Day, Indigenous leaders from a region known as the Amazon Sacred Headwaters are putting forth a unified message to the world that “caring for the forests of the Amazon is caring for your life and future generations.”...
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Friday, March 27, 2020
Green Groups Call on Treasury Department to Bar Cruise Companies From Stimulus Package
As the U.S. House of Representatives passed a sweeping $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package on Friday, March 27, which President Donald Trump is expected to sign into law later today, green groups Stand.earth and Friends of the Earth US pointed out that the text of the bill excludes all three...
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