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MADRE's mission is to advance women's human rights by meeting urgent needs in communities and building lasting solutions to the crises women face. MADRE works towards a world in which all people enjoy the fullest range of individual and collective human rights; in which resources are shared equitably and sustainably; in which women participate effectively in all aspects of society; and in which people have a meaningful say in policies that affect their lives. MADRE's vision is enacted with an understanding of the inter-relationships between the various issues we address and by a commitment to working in partnership with women at the local, regional and international levels who share our goals.
Since its founding in 1875, American Forests has pledged to be the pathfinders for creating healthy forests from coast to coast. The nonprofit organization seeks to create healthy and resilient forests, from cities to large natural landscapes, that deliver essential benefits for climate, people, water and wildlife. The organization advances its mission through forestry innovation, place-based partnerships to plant and restore forests, and movement building.
Our goal is to improve the degraded water quality of the marine waters off the New Jersey/New York coast. Clean Ocean Action will identify the sources of pollution and mount an attack on each source by using research, public education, and citizen action to convince our public officials to enact and enforce measures which will clean up and protect our ocean.
The Ocean Cleanup is a non-profit organization, developing advanced technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic. The Ocean Cleanup has four core activities: 1) Research: conduct research into the plastic pollution problem. 2) Clean the legacy plastic in the ocean: develop a passive ocean cleanup system that uses the natural currents to capture and retain plastic in the ocean garbage patches. The first patch we are tackling is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. We aim to deploy a fleet of systems able to clean 50% of the patch every 5 years. 3) Close the tap: scale up Interceptors (river cleanup systems) and then deploy in the top 1000 most polluted rivers in 5 years. The top 1000 rivers are estimated to be responsible for 80% of the plastic outflow of rivers. 4) Valorization: Recycle ocean plastic into beautiful and durable consumer products.
The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit, grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains more than 250,000 supporters, activists and members worldwide..
Climate Neutral is on a mission to decrease global carbon emissions. The Climate Neutral Certified label is a trusted standard for all businesses taking bold and comprehensive action to measure, offset, and reduce carbon emissions now, making it easy for consumers to consider the climate impacts of the brands they buy.
For more than 100 years, the American Lung Association has fought some of our country's greatest health threats. In 1904, the fight was with tuberculosis, but over the years our focus expanded to prevent or cure all lung diseases, eliminate tobacco smoking through tobacco control advocacy, and address environmental health issues. In expanding our role in fighting lung disease, the Lung Association was the first health organization in California to become involved in the effort to keep California's air clean. Through community programs, medical research and advocacy efforts, the Lung Association is the leading private, not-for-profit health organization fighting lung disease in California. Their mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through research, education and advocacy.