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Defenders of Wildlife Scrutinized Again for “Nightmare” Work Culture

Defenders of Wildlife has been profiled for its “nightmare” workplace environment that has cultivated a “culture of fear” according to a new Politico news article. This is not the first time the national conservation organization has come under fire for its staff policies. Last year Defenders of Wildlife was publicly rebuked for  its treatment of staff of color.

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Green 2.0 Releases New Tool to Support Demographic Data Collection Efforts

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 25, 2021Contacts: Raviya Ismail, rismail@diversegreen.org Green 2.0 Releases New Tool to Support Demographic Data Collection Efforts Washington, D.C. — Today Green 2.0, an advocacy organization working to increase racial and ethnic diversity among environmental groups, released a new guide designed to support and fill in the gap of demographic data…

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Green 2.0 Calls for Congressional Committees to Increase Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Hearing Witnesses

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 30, 2021Contacts: Betsy López-Wagner, López-Wagner Strategies, blopezwagner@gmail.com (English, Español)Alfredo Ramirez, ALRAS Digital, alfredo@alrasdigital.com (English, Español) Green 2.0 Calls for Congressional Committees to Increase Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Hearing Witnesses Washington, D.C.— Today, Green 2.0 sent a letter to 15 Congressional committees with jurisdiction over environmental and climate-related policy issues,…

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Big Green Once Again Facing Allegations

“Environmental organizations cannot continue to allow fear to define workplaces for staff of color,” Jimenez said. “Unfortunately, in the case of Defenders of Wildlife, as with many other environmental organizations, the intimidation and culture of fear came directly from the top. Leadership of environmental organizations cannot on one hand say they want to diversify and on the other suppress the voices of their staff of color and prevent real action on diversity, inclusion, and racial equity.”

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Audubon Change in Leadership Opens Door for Opportunity

For Immediate Release: April 21, 2021Contact: Andrés Jimenez, ajimenez@diversegreen.org, 773-807-2181 Audubon Change in Leadership Opens Door for Opportunity Washington, D.C.— The Executive Director of Green 2.0, Andrés Jimenez, issued the following statement after the National Audubon Society CEO stepped down due to charges of “permitting an atmosphere marked by systemic racism, gender discrimination, intimidation and…

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Statement from Executive Director Andres Jimenez on White House Discretionary Request

Statement from Executive Director Andres Jimenez on White House Discretionary Request.

Statement from Executive Director Andres Jimenez on White House Discretionary Request. In response to the White House’s discretionary request to Congress Green 2.0 Executive Director Andres Jimenez said: “The FY22 White House discretionary request includes critical provisions to addressing racial inequity and environmental justice including a framework to ensure that 40% of all climate benefits reach…

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