Brighter Green seeks to advance our core commitments to
through our three program areas:
Brighter Green Executive Director Mia MacDonald, Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai and others in Copenhagen
Brighter Green is engaged in a number of projects that seek to empower individuals and groups to create paths to sustainable development that mitigate the effects of climate change as rising sea levels, warming oceans, drought, and erratic weather challenge traditional livelihoods. Our work extends from local communities to the global policy arena.
Some of the Girls' Education, Leadership and Rights Training Initiative participants with their mothers outside Nairobi
Brighter Green is initiating and supporting work that aims to promote an empowered civil society, democracy, human rights, environmental conservation, sustainable development, and equity in the global South. These initiatives are being carried out with a number of NGOs, community-based organizations, and individual leaders.
China is now the number one producer of pork, raising and slaughtering 700 million pigs each year
Brighter Green is examining the environmental, political, economic, and social consequences of our food choices, and how an increasingly industrialized, corporatized, and globalized food and agricultural system is affecting the climate, food security, public health, animal welfare, and resource allocation in countries around the world. Brighter Greenís work encompasses fostering dialogue and encouraging adoption of public policies and practices that support equitable, sustainable agriculture.