Brownbag Discussion with Jian Yi at RAN

Please join us, Rainforest Action Network (RAN), and WildAid for a brownbag discussion with internationally acclaimed filmmaker and activist Jian Yi. Jian Yi and his team are working with Brighter Green to build a Good Food Academy –… Read More

Mia MacDonald Teaching Course at the Earth Institute

Brighter Green’s Executive Director Mia MacDonald is teaching a course at Columbia University’s Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability. The course is part of the Institutes’s Executive Education Program, allowing professionals from all sectors to gain the knowledge and… Read More

Rio 2016: Fighting Deforestation while Selling Burgers

The 2016 Olympics kicked off in Rio, Brazil with the opening ceremony on August 5th. During the event there was acknowledgement of climate change with images that illustrated rising temperatures, melting polar ice caps, and rising sea levels. Following these images there… Read More

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