ChinaFit Expo 2016: Vegan Health Trending?

Brighter Green Associate Wanqing Zhou traveled to China in June and attended the 5th ChinaFit Convention and Trade Show in Beijing. She was one of the lead panelists at the Health Nutrition & Vegan Forum. Wanqing reported that around 10,000 came… Read More

Jian Yi Screening Films at Shanghai Foreign Correspondents’ Club

Monday July 11, 2016 7:00 – 9:00 PM (talk starts at 7:30 PM) The Apartment, 4th floor, Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Lu, Xuhui 50RMB for SFCC members; 150RMB non-members Price includes drinks and canapés Click here to RSVP… Read More

Judaism and Animals: An Ever-Evolving Relationship

June 27, 2016 Ariela Yomtovian has a new blog on her experience attending the Jewish Outdoor, Food an Environmental Education Networking Retreat and the ever-evolving relationship between Judaism and Animal Welfare (which can be read in its entirety here): Recently, I attended the Jewish… Read More

June 2016 Newsletter

To hear about the latest news from Brighter Green including, our new work in China, Issue Salons, Global Collaboration, and updates from the Young Women’s Leadership Initiative, we invite you to read our newsletter here. To sign up… Read More

Special Screening Event at Beijing Foreign Correspondents’ Club

Monday June 20, 2016 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM The Bookworm, Building 4, Nan Sanlitun Road, Beijing, China 书虫 北京市朝阳区号楼,南三里屯路 Free for FCCC Members, 40 RMB for Bookworm Members, 60 RMB for Non-Members This event will feature the screening of… Read More

{bio} graphies: Meet British Writer Alex Lockwood

Thursday June 30, 2016 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Free of charge Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn Co-hosted by Satya magazine, Brighter Green and Lantern Books. RSVP required ( for attendance, location, and directions. Alex Lockwood, the author of… Read More

Brighter Green at Climate and Sustainability Conferences

Brighter Green will be present at the following three conferences coming up this week: United States Climate Action Conference What: The mission of this conference is to support and strengthen U.S.-based civil society organizations’ influence on the development… Read More

Brighter Green Visits One of the Young Women Participating in the East African Young Women’s Leadership Initiative

Brighter Green’s Executive Director Mia MacDonald was recently in Kenya to represent the U.S. Board of Africa Network for Animal Welfare [ANAW] at their tenth anniversary celebrations in Nairobi on Monday, May 30th. While there, she was able… Read More

A Vegan in Norway: Food, Policy, and Public Attitudes (Part III)

Mia MacDonald traveled to Norway in October 2015 to visit the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo and to be a tourist. This blog is the third in what will be a four-part series on her experiences and observations related to food,… Read More

Brighter Green Invited to Celebrate African Animal Welfare Organization Anniversary in Kenya

Brighter Green’s Executive Director Mia MacDonald was invited to represent the U.S. Board of the Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) at their tenth anniversary celebrations in Nairobi on Monday, May 30th. Notable attendees included Kenya Wildlife Service Director General,… Read More