AY Young is a Musician, Producer, Activist, and a UN Youth Leader. AY sat down with PPC Co-Founder & CEO Dianna Cohen to discuss the power of individual small actions and how coming from a family of changemakers influenced him to use the power of art and music to bring awareness to important issues and drive change.
Dr. Manasa Mantravadi is a board-certified pediatrician and Founder/CEO at AHIMSA, a company making beautiful stainless steel foodware for kids. Dr. Mantravadi sat down with PPC Managing Director Julia Cohen to discuss the impacts of plastics, PFAS, and lead on children during their developmental years and how to avoid exposing your family to these harmful chemicals in your home.
On this Earth Day and every day, people all over the world are tapping into their concern for the planet to make lifestyle changes that lessen their environmental impact. Unfortunately, many companies commonly “green” their businesses in response by packaging unsustainable products in natural-colored or themed packaging, or labeling plastic products as recyclable when in reality they are not.
May 11 - After engagement with As You Sow on reducing single-use plastic packaging, Walmart Inc. has agreed to cut its use of virgin plastic by 2025.
Feb. 3 - While it’s true that fewer children are dying of cancer than in the past, the rate of children being diagnosed with cancer has actually increased by 34% since 1975.
Jan. 27 - Voters in four states expressed widespread approval for passing legislation to reduce plastic pollution in our communities, on land and in our waters, and ensure that polluters pay for the impacts of their products.