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Advancing racial equity for effective environmental grantmaking 

Candid

As equity emerges as the lynchpin of decades of investment for generations of impact, Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA) is clear on its role to facilitate the shift from discussion to tangible action and offers deep data to affect the course of racial equity as a relevant lens for environmental philanthropy.

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The Violence Faced by Women Environmental Defenders

NonProfit Quarterly

A new study, published June 12 in Nature Sustainability , has found that environmental defenders who are women face violence for their actions. Grist documents one such story, that of Sandra Liliana Pena, a human rights and environmental defender in Columbia. Violence against women environmental defenders is largely underestimated.”

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The Jackson Water Crisis, the Complexity of Environmental Racism

NonProfit Quarterly

The water crisis in Jackson is also part of a larger set of interconnected injustices that reveal the complexity of environmental racism. In that same year, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found the city had at least 2,300 unauthorized sanitary sewer overflows in the previous five years.

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How Environmental Education Is Moving into High Schools

NonProfit Quarterly

In schools that have raised environmental awareness in their classrooms, environmental and climate justice remain missing perspectives. Together, they created a college-level virtual course entitled “Environmental Studies and Justice” to expose 11th and 12th graders to the intersections of climate justice and environmental science.

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An Organizer and First in Her Family to Inherit Wealth Becomes an Environmental Activist

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Jessie Bluedorn saw firsthand how an innovative small-scale approach to environmental justice could alter lives. By Sara Herschander. Courtesy of. That has inspired her grant making.

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Goldman Environmental Prize

RAD Campaign

Goldman Environmental Prize. Catalyzing funding for environmental activists on the frontline. The Goldman Environmental Foundation partnered with Rad Campaign to create a striking new website that powers their global grantee program for climate solutions. Wed, 08/10/2022 - 02:51. Our Strategy. Increase in mobile website traffic.

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Response: Increasing Environmental and Social Sustainability at the Same Time

Stanford Social Innovation Review

By Roland Geyer The fashion industry could decrease its environmental impact by shifting its sources of revenue from material and energy to labor.