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New Society Publishers Earns B Corp Certification

by: EJ on 06/28/2016

 

It's official. New Society Publishers, a leader in sustainable publishing for over 30 years, is pleased to announce yet another step in walking our talk. On June 23rd, we became a Certified B Corporation.  For a company that has always had a mandate that goes beyond the single bottom line of profit, B Corp Certification was a logical step. We …

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The Color of Food Chosen as Foreword Reviews' #BookoftheDay

by: EJ on 05/25/2015

Natasha Bowens' new book The Color of Food: Race, Resilience and Farming was named Book of the Day by Foreword Reviews today.  Reviewer Shelia Trask says, "With The Color of Food: Stories of Race, Resilience, and Farming, [Natasha] sets a welcoming place at the table for African American, Latino, Native American, and Asian farmers to share stories …

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Chris and Judith Plant Win Island Trust Stewardship Award

by: EJ on 06/17/2013
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Great news! We are delighted to announce that Chris and Judith Plant, co-owners of New Society Publishers have won the 2013 Island Trust Community Stewardship Award.  This award recognizes individuals and groups for programs or actions that have made a significant contribution toward the object of the Islands Trust

This year there were eight …

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Ecological Footprint Work Receives International Recognition with Prestigious Blue Planet Prize

by: EJ on 11/09/2012
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We announced in June that authors Dr. Mathis Wackernagel and Dr. William E. Rees had won one of the world's premier environmental awards, the Blue Planet Prize.  On Monday, November 5th, Japan’s Prince Akishino and the Asahi Glass Foundation presented the prize to the co-creators of the Ecological Footprint, and to Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, who was …

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New Society Authors Win Blue Planet Prize

by: EJ on 06/18/2012
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 The Asahi Glass Foundation has selected Drs. William E. Rees and Mathis Wackernagel co-authors of Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth  to receive this year's Blue Planet Prize, along with Thomas Lovejoy, conservation biologist.  The international environmental award, now in its 21st year, is awarded to individuals and …

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