The Power in the Paintbrush: Leveraging Art to Inspire Climate Policy and Activism


Key Takeaways: Reimagining Climate Conversations  At the intersection of art and activism is a powerful space to create meaningful change in the climate movement. Turn It Around Cards is a collective of artists, activists and educators focused on bridging the gap between policymakers and young people in the climate movement through their student-led art collection.  […]

Exploring Environmental Justice Through the Lens of Biophilia


Environmental injustice is a global problem. Studies suggest that around a quarter of the global population lives in dire conditions in overcrowded, polluted areas. The World Health Organization estimates that 3.5 million people die from water-related diseases a year and more than 90% of the world’s children breathe toxic air every day. Many people live […]

10 Equity Resources that your Small Business Should Be Using


How do you build a business toolkit to fight social injustice?  Environmental impacts affect people and society, and lack of governance can lead to negative social and environmental consequences. Low-income communities bear a disproportionate burden of environmental and social injustices that stem from historically intended and unintended actions. Small businesses in these communities are not […]

Navigating tricky and misleading labels: Downloadable Food Label Guide


Food labels provide important information to you as a consumer and assist in making informed decisions to avoid greenwashed labels. Verified labels are a way to ensure that the product you are choosing to consume was raised in a way that aligns best with your values.  Not all labels are created equal Certain food labels […]

3 Ways to Protect Biodiversity Today

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Created by Dr. Leah Gerber + The Conservation Innovation Lab at ASU So, what does biodiversity mean? Imagine the enormous variety of lifeforms on Earth, every single thing ranging from tiny microbes to giant mammals and ecosystems. At its core, that is what describes the term biodiversity.  Now, consider an ecosystem, a community of living […]

How to engage and navigate the new sustainable investment frontier: ESG investing


Key Takeaways Investing sustainably is growing in popularity as investors are looking to align their investments with their beliefs and ideals.  There is a minefield of definitions for ESG investing, so it’s critical you decide what you are looking for in your investments.  Read the fine print of whatever fund you want to invest in […]

Beyond the bottle: The myths behind tap and bottled water

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Expose debunking the myths of tap water.  Key Take-Aways  Drinking home-filtered tap water is just as healthy as drinking bottled water.  Bottled water that says “from community sources” is the same water as tap. Bottling companies put their water through filtration that is accessible and affordable for your own home.  There are three main types […]

Celebrating 6 Environmental Leaders for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month


This May, join us in celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Originating in 1990, May was chosen to commemorate and recognize the influence Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders have on U.S. history and culture. Environmental and social activism requires amplifying and supporting Asian Pacific American voices, so we have compiled a […]

Should a Drought Nudge us to Conserve Water in the Desert?


Key Takeaways: Millions of people, businesses, and animals rely on the Colorado River for water, but this valuable resource is at risk as demand exceeds the supply Arizona exports water to other states and countries in the form of grown agricultural products, despite 20 years of drought Personal water-conserving lifestyle choices and action from cities […]