The Rainforest Action Network tackles a whole lot more than rainforests, and Executive Director Rebecca Tarbotton is leading her organization to the front in a slew of fights. Her preferred tactic: "equal parts pressure and inspiration." To sway the
Unlike Monopoly, where the goal is to buy more and more houses, hotels and entire streets, in Ethica, the best family and best bank wins. The best are those groups who obtain the most points in 3 sectors: the financial, social and environmental one.
TreeHugger has followed the "journeys" of several people who have chosen to live on nothing for a year but here is a new twist. Josh Stevens has been living off Groupon vouchers for almost a year now across the United States and
Jessica Jackley co-founded Kiva.org back in 2005. Since then, nearly half a million people have used the micro-lending platform to offer money to fellow citizens, almost none of whom will ever meet offline. Jackley's passion is in empowering
You would think people would have better things to do (or steal) but you never know...
Thieves in England have been digging up snow drops, the lovely white flower that is just popping up now in woods across the land.
The London 2012 Olympics' claim to be the greenest ever is coming under threat almost daily. The plans for recycling and re-using the new buildings were impressive but a huge controversy has developed over
TreeHugger has looked before at investing green in the midst of economic turmoil, even offering specific quick green investing tips. But Dale Vince and the folks at Ecotricity have created a new financial product to make
It's a tale of two cities, well, countries. The annual list of the ten most influential brands in the UK and the US is out and the differences between the two countries are pretty interesting when it comes to the ethical
In 2008, cleantech investing hit an all-time high, and investors insisted it wasn't a bubble. However, there was still a failing economy to navigate. After a bit of a stall last year, we've heard that cleantech
outside the box needs some ideas:Looking at the posts I see a pattern that some people don't think they can afford to go green. While others are extremely resourceful and have come up with a myriad of ideas
PNC Financial Services Group, based in Pittsburgh PA, has built a plant-covered exterior wall, "to make its headquarters building more energy-efficient." Looking like one of those huge billboards seen along an