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Beat Plastic Pollution

Today is World Environment Day! June 5th has been designated by the United Nations as World Environment Day to promote “worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment.” 2018’s World Environment Day is centered around beating plastic pollution.

 

The 2018 World Environment Day seeks to influence change in these 4 key areas:

  1. Reducing Single Use Plastics
  2. Improving Waste Management
  3. Phasing Out Microplastics
  4. Promoting Research into Alternatives

The UN shares some dismal statistics on why the message “Beat Plastic Pollution” is so dire right now.

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Earth Equity Advisors Wins Two 2017 B Corp “Best For The World” Awards

Evaluated by Comprehensive B Impact Assessment

Today, Earth Equity Advisors was recognized for making the most positive improvement on its overall impact based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the nonprofit B Lab. Honorees are featured on B the Change, the digital Medium publication produced by B Lab, at http://www.bthechange.comRead the rest

The Long and Short of Socially Responsible Investing

With the rise of companies engaging in socially and environmentally responsible business practices—fair trade partnerships, living wages for all workers, utilizing sustainable manufacturing and harvesting practices to name a few—debates have risen about what impact our investing strategies have. Is it just as good to invest in a company that donates a little bit of profit to charities every year as it is to choose a company intent on growing their triple bottom line?… Read the rest

Renewable Energy 101: Get to Know Solar

The first thing to come to mind when the words “clean energy” are used is solar power.  Solar power simply means taking the energy emitted by the sun and converting it to electricity through the use of solar panels. Harnessing the power of the sun was one of the first ways people considered as a power alternative to the traditional power sources derived from coal and natural gas for the purposes of lowering greenhouse gases and our dependence on the finite stores of fossil fuels.… Read the rest