Third Place: No Dirty Gold won $5,000
23 jewelers, including 7 of the 10 largest US retailers of jewelry, have endorsed the No Dirty Gold campaigns Golden Rules criteria for more socially and environmentally responsible mining.
Raw Deal Campaign
This campaign pressured Kyokuyo, Japans largest-remaining whale meat producer, to cease its whale meat production and trade resulting in an actual policy change by Kyokuyo to that effect.
LNG: The Wrong Choice for California
Through community action and outreach, Pacific Environment and our partners in Ratepayers for Affordable Clean Energy (RACE) blocked LNG proposals in Long Beach, Oxnard, and Mexico's pristine Coronado Island.
Safe Rails/Secure America
The Federal Railroad Safety Improvement Act of 2007 (H.R. 2095) provides sweeping reforms to railroad safety regulations. Passed the House and is under consideration in the Senate.
Save the South Fork
Protests, 20,000 letters, and hard negotiating during dam relicensing led to the utility agreeing to make the South Fork once again environmentally healthy.
ForestEthics Victoria's Dirty Secret Campaign
On December 6, 2006, ForestEthics and Limited Brands made a joint announcement that the company would employ a broad range of new environmental policies and practices for its catalog production.
Cleaning the Merbau Market
After EIAs merbau report release, Armstrong developed, with EIA input, a Corporate Environmental Sustainability Strategy and a relationship with the Tropical Forest Foundation to assist in its implementation.
McDonald's Fair Food Campaign
McDonald's is working with CIW to pay a penny more per pound to workers harvesting its tomatoes, enforce a real code of conduct, and develop a third party monitoring mechanism.