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How Two Companies Are Building The Future's Green Leaders

Ecofabulous | Posted 05.16.2013 | HuffPost Home

It all starts in the classroom.

Climate Change and Violence: We Must Listen

V-Day | Posted 04.15.2013 | World
V-Day

by Matt Petersen I have a confession. I am stuck in a bad relationship. In fact, I think we are all stuck in a bad relationship. And what are th...

Seeking Citizen Sandy: Call for Ideas for Green Rebuilding of Devastated Communities

Matt Petersen | Posted 01.28.2013 | Green
Matt Petersen

With more than 150 million Americans living in or near coastal cities, we need to continue the fight to reduce greenhouse gas emissions -- by raising awareness, calling for action, and rebuilding more resilient communities and infrastructure.

Bringing Light, Giving Power, Sharing Hope at the City of Joy

Matt Petersen | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green
Matt Petersen

There's a passage -- "plant trees with her, and watch them grow together" -- that to me is an antidote to reverse our society's false notion of dominion over the Earth and women. The Congo is the epicenter of these two issues coming together.

I'm Stuck in a Bad Relationship, Part 2

Matt Petersen | Posted 05.03.2012 | Green
Matt Petersen

A good relationship is built on respect. A good relationship demands that you listen to your partner. But we, as a society, have not been listening to planet Earth and the signals she is sending.

I'm Stuck in a Bad Relationship, Part 1

Matt Petersen | Posted 03.31.2012 | Green
Matt Petersen

What can we do to help the reduce the conflict and end this unfathomable violence against women and girls -- and increasingly boys -- in the Eastern Congo? As consumers, we can make a difference by demanding cell phones and electronic goods that are conflict mineral-free.

PHOTOS: Michelle Branch, Gavin Newsom And World Environmentalists Come Out For Green Gala

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.09.2011 | San Francisco

On Tuesday night, environmental supporters from around the world gathered at San Francisco's LEED certified Bently Reserve for the seventh annual Gorg...

Bonnie Christian

PHOTOS: Adrian Grenier, Starbucks Honored With Sustainable Design Awards

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Christian | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

Actor Adrian Grenier, Starbucks and Sprint were among those honored on Monday night for leading efforts in sustainability. The 12th Annual Sustaina...

Green Occupation of Wall Street

Matt Petersen | Posted 12.10.2011 | Green
Matt Petersen

At a time when I began to fear complacency and comfort was dissuading individuals from speaking out or at least taking action in their neighborhoods, OWS is reminding us that it is our duty as citizens to honor our beliefs, speak out, and take a stand.

I Am Green

Alanna Zabel | Posted 11.16.2011 | Green
Alanna Zabel

Showing their true innate natures of being change-makers for a better world, Matt Petersen and Ruben Aronin not only shared 10 amazing tips, they gave 20.

Blessed Bounty: Reflections on the Sustainable Design Competition

Matt Petersen | Posted 10.31.2011 | Impact
Matt Petersen

At the outset of my journey to help rebuild New Orleans green in early September 2005, many thought I was crazy to think I could help this city that was so deeply devastated.

Developers Install Alternative Energy in Old and New Structures

Susan Buchanan | Posted 10.05.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

During a power outage, you may have groped your way through a hall or stairwell, praying that the lights come on soon. Today's developers are installi...

Pre-Oscar Parties Around Town: A Roundup (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

At the "Pieces of Heaven" art auction, presented by Vanity Fair and the Cosmopolitan Hotel, host Scarlett Johansson welcomed celebs and artists to Sir...

Win A $4,000 'Mad Men' Trip For Two To The Annual Gorgeous & Green Gala

ecofabulous | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Enter for a chance to win a VIP GETAWAY package for two to the annual Gorgeous & Green Gala to benefit Global Green USA in San Francisco, CA. Co-ho...

Byu-ti for the Planet -- A Sustainable Soiree for Global Green

Julie Spira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Julie Spira

The 40th anniversary of Earth Day is around the corner on April 23, 2010. Natasha Sunshine, owner of Byu-ti Salon got an early start and threw a soiree on April 11 to benefit Global Green, USA.

A Win-Win for Energy Efficiency and Jobs

Matt Petersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matt Petersen

By developing a comprehensive plan to retrofit our homes and offices we can put thousands of people back to work and boost local economies.

Greening Hollywood: Westside Story And Eastside Luv

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Sort of a citywide festival of "You're great." "No, YOU'RE great."

A New "Green" Economy

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael DeJong

In an economy quickly going down the toilet faster than a nickel bag government-sanctioned "ganja" could 'pot'-entially create more and literally 'green' jobs and add much needed tax revenues.

Greening Hollywood: Sen. John Edwards Gets His Green On

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Former Presidential candidate and Democrat from North Carolina, Senator John Edwards joined Santa Monica based Global Green USA Friday as a co-chairma...

Greening Hollywood: Arianna on The Green Carpet at The Millennium Awards

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Arianna was chosen to present the California Environmental Leadership Award to the LA Unified School District at Global Green's annual Millennium Awards held in Santa Monica June 14th.