Here’s how to help the planet on Earth Day 2018: Commit to Buying Woman Made & Woman Owned. Support eco-friendly women owned businesses with your dollars and your word of mouth advertising. Increase sustainability and women’s share of world trade. Studies show that when the resources are directed toward the women, everyone and Mother Earth benefits.
- That don’t have to be paid back
- That provide consistent yields and self-sufficiency
- That allow women to invest in our lives, communities, and businesses according to our priorities
- Supporting and investing in women’s priorities will change our world in good and sustainable ways
- Surround yourself with women who have the same interests you have, and strengths you don’t have.
- Make friends with folks who bring you sustainable perspectives that challenge the status quo.
- Help Women of Color become leaders in your community and the world.
- Come join us! Sell your products on GreenWomanStore.com.
than simply having standing, and more
to understanding than simply falling down;
Excerpt from Queen of Swords by Judy Grahn l987.
“Investment in women drives social change, leading to economic prosperity in communities. That’s called the ‘women effect’. It’s very much an extension of socially responsible investing.” Roslyn Dawson Thompson, Dallas Women’s Foundation.
The photo to the left shows Chipko Women in Northern Uttar Pradesh, India, in 1994 hugging a tree to protect it from being cut down. These women started a movement that helped to save the world. Thank you Max Dashu via Pamela Singh for the image of women’s strength and commitment.
Happy Earth Day 2018! It’s taken us 5,000 years to come full circle, to see women’s role as central to civilization again, to re-turn to sustainability, peaceful coexistence with Mother Earth and each other — we are post-patriarchy now. Watch us rise!
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