Posted on June 5, 2015
Each month, CREDO makes a donation—typically close to $200,000—to three worthy nonprofits. Your vote determines how much of that total each group receives. To cast your vote, go to credodonations.com.
Here’s who we’re funding in June:
International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission defends the human rights of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their sexual orientation and gender identity. Read More
Posted on May 6, 2015
We’re proud to have CREDO’s vice president and political director Becky Bond as chief organizer of our progressive activism and CREDO Action’s over 3.6 million members.
Becky was recently featured in a Huffington Post article as part of HuffPo’s Next 10 series on the people and issues that will shape the world in the next decade. Highlighting CREDO’s activism fighting for equality, economic justice and environmental sustainability, the article details how all of these campaigns for change are launched from inside a progressive mobile phone company:
Posted on May 1, 2015
U.S. taxpayers hand the hugely profitable oil industry up to $5 billion a year in tax subsidies. And what do we get in return? Ocean-killing spills, toxic air pollution and an unsustainably warming planet. We get a climate-denial machine running 24/7 to oppose alternative energy.
Posted on April 22, 2015
Happy Earth Day! Here at CREDO, every day is Earth Day. We plant trees year-round. We bike to work. We regularly deliver donations to nonprofit groups fighting to save our planet. In fact, we’ve been working for the environment and other progressive causes for 30 years.
We’ve donated over $15 million to environmental groups, planted nearly 4 million trees, and more. Check out this colorful Earth Day infographic about CREDO’s commitment to the environment.
Like you, the people who work at CREDO dream of a better world and make it happen every day.
Posted on April 16, 2015
We scored a huge victory over Big Telecom companies like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon when the Federal Communications Commission announced plans to enact strong rules to protect net neutrality under Title II. But now, AT&T is challenging the FCC’s decision in court. CREDO is intervening in the lawsuit on the other side—to defend the FCC’s tough new rules.
Posted on April 2, 2015
Big news in the fight to save bee populations from pesticides: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that it won’t approve any new or expanded uses of bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides while it continues to study the threats they pose to honey bees and other pollinators.
Posted on March 11, 2015
If you’re a progressive, this Tom Tomorrow comic on the Republican freshmen in Congress will scare you.
But if you’re a customer of Big Telecom, it will also infuriate you. Because during the 2014 midterms, AT&T and Verizon bankrolled every single one of these dreadful candidates. In other words, the money you spent on your mobile phone service went to a company that helped elect them.