Monthly Archives: June 2017

Take Action: Don’t Let Multinationals Attack Our Laws

June 27, 2017
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This is a key moment when business leaders like you can make a major difference. The Trump administration is currently deciding what its trade agenda will look like. Unfortunately, it’s shaping up to be more big wins for multinational corporations at the expense of small businesses, working people, and our planet. Trump’s draft plan for…

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Shareholders Push Exxon to Consider Climate Change

June 27, 2017
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For years, shareholders at Exxon Mobil have been pressuring its executives to consider the business impacts of climate change. At the May 2017 shareholder meeting, this tide of concern reached a historic peak. 62 percent of shareholders are concerned with the company’s future in a world with regulated carbon emissions and a corresponding decline in…

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Amazon To Buy Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion

June 22, 2017
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On June 16, Amazon.com Inc. announced it would pay a little under $14 billion to purchase Whole Foods Market Inc. The move is sure to re-invent the grocery store business model while also ramping up Amazon’s brick and mortar retail presence.Whole Foods, known for its organic products, has seen a drop in sales ever since competing grocers started offering…

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How to Choose the Right Images for Your Website

June 20, 2017
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Contrary to popular internet “statistics”, there is no research to back up that humans process visuals 60,000 times faster than text (and here’s a fun blog post that exposes this), but there is a legit body of research that points to the fact that visual cues help us to better retrieve and remember information.… Continue…

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Congratulations to People and Planet Award Winners, Spring 2017

June 15, 2017
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Congratulations to our Spring 2017 winners of Green America‘s People and Planet Award. This competitive award examined leading businesses that build green gardens in and for their communities. Winners receive a $5,000 prize to help support their mission. In light of the recent decision around the Paris Climate Agreement, green gardening is more important than ever.…

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How to Solve the Problems with Your DIY Website

June 9, 2017
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They all told you that you needed a website. If you had one, you could show off your business, explain what you do, and hopefully, attract more clients. You thought it would be easy. After all, content management systems like WordPress and website builders like Wix should make the process more doable, right?… Continue Reading…

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Green America Denounces Trump Administration’s Rejection of Paris Climate Agreement

June 1, 2017
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Green America vehemently denounced the decision by President Trump to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. “This move is exactly the wrong direction for our nation and world,” said Fran Teplitz, Green America’s executive co-director. “There is tremendous urgency – for the sake of our communities, human health, the environment, and the…

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