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Audubon Society Allegations Are a Moment for Aggressive Introspection in the Environmental Movement

For Immediate Release: November 12, 2020 Contact: Daniel Herrera, dherrera@rabengroup.com, 213-694-3353 Audubon Society Allegations Are a Moment for Aggressive Introspection in the Environmental Movement Washington, D.C — The Executive Director of Green 2.0, Andrés Jimenez, issued the following statement after news reports detailed allegations of “a culture of retaliation, fear and antagonism toward women and…

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Green 2.0 Announces Andrés Jimenez as New Executive Director

For Immediate Release: June 29, 2020 Contact: Daniel Herrera, 213-694-3353, dherrrera@rabengroup.com Green 2.0 Announces Andrés Jimenez as New Executive Director Washington, D.C — The Board of Directors for Green 2.0, an independent advocacy campaign to increase racial diversity among environmental organizations, announced on Monday that long-time environmental advocate Andrés Jimenez will serve as Green 2.0’s next Executive…

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An Open Letter to Major U.S. Environmental Foundations Critical to Racial Justice

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2020 Contact: Daniel Herrera, 213-694-3353, dherrrera@rabengroup.com An Open Letter to Major U.S. Environmental Foundations Critical to Racial Justice Dear Presidents, Chief Executive Officers and Executive Directors of the nation’s top 40 foundations critical to funding work on conservation and environmental issues: As the nation continues to grapple with the deaths of…

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Green 2.0 Report Finds NGOs Improving on Diversity, Foundations Still Hiding Data

F or Immediate Release: February 5, 2020Contact: Daniel Herrera, dherrera@rabengroup.com, 213-694-3353 Green 2.0 Report Finds NGOs Improving on Diversity, Foundations Still Hiding Data Twenty-six (26) foundations still negligent in reporting diversity data Washington, D.C — Green 2.0, an independent advocacy organization working to increase racial and ethnic diversity among environmental groups, released new data today on the…

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Green 2.0 Announces Strategy to Further Drive Accountability and a Search for New Executive Director

For Immediate Release: September 17, 2019 Contact: Daniel Herrera, dherrera@rabengroup.com, 213-694-3353 Green 2.0 Announces Strategy to Further Drive Accountability and a Search for New Executive Director Washington, D.C. — The Board of Directors for Green 2.0, an independent advocacy campaign to increase the racial diversity among environmental organizations, have announced the approval and execution of…

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Green 2.0 Updates Transparency Report Card with New Data and Participants

For Immediate Release: January 29, 2019 Contact: Daniel Herrera, dherrera@rabengroup.com, 202-450-0263 Green 2.0 Updates Transparency Report Card with New Data and Participants Despite Additional Data, Overall Diversity Numbers for Environmental Movement Still Dismal (Washington, DC) – Green 2.0 has updated it second annual Transparency Report Card with new data from existing survey participants, and data from a new survey participant: Conservation…

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In Response to Surge of Interest, Green 2.0 Commits to Updating “Transparency Report Card” Process for Greater Engagement

Green 2.0 is heartened by the incredible response we have received from organizations, foundations and allies after our second annual Transparency Report Card was unveiled earlier this month. As in the previous year, we made every effort to contact each of the organizations and foundations months in advance to ensure their diversity data was reported…

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PRESS RELEASE: Environmental Movement Is Getting More White, Failing to Improve Its Racial and Ethnic Diversity

For Immediate Release: January 9, 2019Contact: Daniel Herrera, dherrera@rabengroup.com, 213-694-3353 REPORT CARD: Environmental Movement Is Getting More White, Failing to Improve Its Racial and Ethnic Diversity Key Groups PEW and Oceana Still Refuse to Submit Data, Foundations Severely Lacking Diversity Washington, D.C — Today, Green 2.0, an independent advocacy campaign to increase diversity among environmental…

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PRESS RELEASE: Green 2.0 Statement on Announcement of Earthjustice Naming Abigail Dillen as New President

For Immediate Release: June 25, 2018 Contact: Ryan Daniels, rdaniels@rabengroup.com, 919-414-7621 The following is a statement from Whitney Tome, Executive Director of Green 2.0, on the recent announcement that Earthjustice has named Abigail “Abbie” Dillen their new President: “Over the years, Green 2.0 has been delighted by the leadership of retiring president Trip Van Noppen on Diversity,…

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PRESS RELEASE: Green 2.0 Statement on Trump Administration’s Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accords

For Immediate Release: June 1, 2017 Contact: Mia Jacobs, mjacobs@rabengroup.com, 201-919-0333 The following is a statement from Whitney Tome, Executive Director of Green 2.0, an independent advocacy campaign to increase diversity among environmental groups: “We are dismayed at today’s decision from the Trump Administration to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accords. The Paris Agreement represented…

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