Who is UPSTREAM?
UPSTREAM is a national environmental organization dedicated to creating a healthy, sustainable, and equitable society by addressing the root causes of environmental harm. Our mission is to advance sustainability and reduce climate disruption through product-focused environmental policies.Read the full story »
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Alameda County, California, is the first in the nation to require pharmaceutical companies to pay for a drug take-back program. The pharmaceutical industry, aka Big Pharma, sued Alameda. On September 30 a federal appeals court ruled in support of Alameda . . . READ MORE
The Next Industrial Revolution: Exploring the Relationship Between Advocacy and Innovation to Build the Circular EconomyThe following is excerpted from a talk given at the Environmental Grantmakers Association’s Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico on September29th, 2014 It’s truly an honor and privilege to be here with you all, and to share the spotlight tonight . . . READ MORE