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VIDEO: After SF Green Festival, Kevin Danaher Talks Triple Bottom Line

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 13th November, 2013 | No Comments

Green Festival San Francisco 2013Green Festival® is the largest sustainability event in the world and continues to grow year after year. Listen to Dr. Kevin Danaher explain why and how we can transform the current system of profit-focused enterprise into a triple-bottom-line model that integrates social justice, environmental restoration and financial sustainability.
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Let’s Redefine the Word Conservative

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Green Festivals, Guest Posts, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 17th June, 2013 | 1 Comment

kevindanaherThe right-wing in the United States worked very hard for many years to redefine the word “liberal” as negative. So now progressives should work equally hard to redefine the word “conservative” to be positive. The true conservatives are those of us who believe in conserving nature, so future generations will not curse us for leaving […]
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Join the Spring of Sustainability!

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Global Exchange News & Events on 24th March, 2012 | No Comments

SoS-100.100Five days a week, for three months, leaders from all walks of sustainable living – from green activism to green lifestyles – will share the latest insights and best solutions to help you make your home, workplace, and community sustainable so that our planet can THRIVE. Learn more and sign up for free!
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Kevin Gets a Valentine!

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, World News & Events on 16th February, 2012 | 1 Comment

Kevin in his new SF DOE office!On Feb 15, 2012 Global Exchange staff visited Kevin Danaher’s new offices at the San Francisco Department of the Environment, to pass a long a collection of well wishes and love from Global Exchange supporters around the country. See a short video of the delivery and watch his thank you back to everyone that signed…
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Kevin Has Left the Building, Help Us Wish Him Well

Posted by in For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events on 6th February, 2012 | 4 Comments

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAfter 23 years, and as a co-founder of Global Exchange, Kevin Danaher has taken on a new role. Find out where he is now, and how you can add your name to his going away card.
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We have a new Executive Director, everyone!

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 27th October, 2011 | 2 Comments

Kirsten Moller and Carleen Pickard at Global Exchange's Open House, October 6, 2011The Board of Directors of Global Exchange is pleased to announce Ms. Carleen Pickard as the organization’s new Executive Director. Carleen will follow Kirsten Moller’s twenty-three year legacy of leadership and compassion. We are collectively elated about the new energy, new ideas, and new skills that Carleen brings to Global Exchange. Her long history of organizing, both nationally and internationally, allows Global Exchange to continue and expand our near quarter-century of activism. Carleen will complement our “people-to-people” traditions–advocating for progressive domestic change and credible alternatives to corrupt global-economic and political policies. Join us in welcoming Carleen Pickard. Walter Turner, Board President
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VIDEOS: 10 Things We (Heart) About Global Exchange

Posted by in Fair Trade, Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events on 21st September, 2011 | No Comments

kylieGet a behind-the-scenes look at why Global Exchange staffers love what they do!
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VIDEO: “Giving Thanks” to Social Justice Activists

Posted by in Donor Profiles, Fair Trade, Featured on 24th November, 2010 | 3 Comments

GX-staff-thanks8 days, 8 “Giving Thanks” blog posts led up to this video. The posts and video highlight individuals chosen by Global Exchange staff members who are contributing to our social justice work in some way. So please join us in recognizing those special individuals who are helping to make this world a better place, and hope you enjoy our video. Happy Thanksgiving!
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Giving Thanks Part 7: Kevin Danaher Thanks Van Jones

Posted by in Featured on 22nd November, 2010 | No Comments

polaroid-van-jonesPart 7 in an 8-Part “Giving Thanks” series, today Global Exchange and Green Festivals Co-founder Kevin Danaher thanks his mentor, friend and colleague Van Jones. Read how one great green dude has impacted the other.
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TreeHugger and Bill McKibben Interview the Green Festival

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Green Festivals, World News & Events on 8th November, 2010 | 1 Comment

img_0172webCouldn’t make it to the San Francisco Green Festival this weekend? Or maybe you went, but just can’t get enough. Well, you’re in luck because TreeHugger enlisted 350.org founder, Bill McKibben to interview various Green Festival participants about their involvement in the green economy, in a TreeHugger Exclusive.
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