Sunday, August 20, 2017

The 2017-2018 Sunday Forums are back! Environmental Organizing and Corporate Accountability, September 10, 2017

What do oil refinery expansion, dirty cruise ships, Starbucks cups, and Bellingham's log exports have in common?  Join us and Jim Ace, Senior Campaigner, of Stand.Earth and discover the answer.

Stand Earth, formerly Forest Ethics, is dedicated to protecting endangered forests and wildlife from the destructive and often clandestine practices of natural resource extraction industries. The organization looks to harness the power and influence of Fortune 500 companies for good, ushering the new culture of environmental stewardship that fosters sustainable management of forests, holds companies accountable for the sourcing of their products, while simultaneously supporting companies that and interested and willing to move toward better environmental practices. Jim Ace, a senior campaigner at Stand Earth, is coming to talk about environmental issues that need our attention, why environmentalists fight for these changes, how they do it, and how we can all take part in the action.

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