Friends of the Earth
Established in 1974
Mission Statement : A bold voice for justice and the planet.
Maximizing your PocketChange
For every dollar spent…
CEO Salary: 1.45% of expenses
Impacts & Achievements:
Some of the highlights
- FOE held Shell accountable in court for environmental misdeeds in Nigeria.
- Helped free environmental activist from detainment in Russia.
- Played a key role in fighting the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Liberia.
- Has helped stop development of 4 nuclear power plants.
- Lobbied to revoke the environmental license of a Canadian oil pipeline, stopping its usage.
How Friends of the Earth is making a difference
Climate & Energy
Friends of the Earth works to end subsidies for fossil fuels as well as dangerous storage of nuclear material and intends to mitigate climate change
Organization lobbies for more environmentally friendly policies and tax codes that steer the world towards sustainability
Food & Technology
Works towards safe chemical usage in products as well as sustainable and environmentally friendly food production
Ocean and Vessels
Works to protect coastal communities from pollution and lobbies for marine protected areas