Green America is a national, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, membership organization founded in 1982.
We went by the name "Co-op America" until January 1, 2009.
Green America harnesses economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and
environmentally sustainable society.
We work for a world where all people have enough, where all communities are healthy and safe, and where the abundance of the Earth is preserved for all the generations to come.
What Makes Green America Unique
We focus on economic strategies—economic action to solve social and environmental problems.
We mobilize people in their economic roles—as consumers, investors, workers, business leaders.
We empower people to take personal and collective action
We work on issues of social justice and environmental responsibility. We see these issues as completely linked in the quest for a sustainable world. It’s what we mean when we say “green.”
We work to stop abusive practices and to create healthy, just, and sustainable practices.
Our democratically-constituted board is elected by our members from our consumer, business, and staff stakeholders. Green America operates as a collaborative and participatory workplace, where staff members reach consensus through democratic decision-making processes on key strategic issues for the... LINK