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These are all the companies participating in the climate strike

On September 20, people around the world will stop work to focus attention on the climate crisis. To support them, many businesses are shutting down or giving workers time off to protest.

These are all the companies participating in the climate strike
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If you try to go to Patagonia’s Manhattan store early in the afternoon on Friday, you won’t be able to shop. The company is one of a handful of retailers—including Lush, Burton, and Ben and Jerry’s—that will close stores temporarily during the Global Climate Strike, a youth-led week of protests beginning with several demonstrations on September 20. Burton, for example, will shut down sales on its website for 24 hours, redirecting customers to the Global Climate Strike homepage. It will also turn its physical stores into a community gathering space before and after marches and give employees paid time off to join demonstrations. Ben and Jerry’s shops will be closed during the strike (or delay opening), the company’s offices will close, and manufacturing will slow down so that factory workers can participate in the strike. Seventh Generation is donating its commercial airtime for the week to youth climate strikers. Hundreds of others are participating in the “digital climate strike,” adding banners about the strike to their website and taking other actions online.

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“For decades, many corporations have single-mindedly pursued profits at the expense of everything else—employees, communities and the air, land and water we all share,” Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario wrote in a blog post explaining why the company plans to close for business during the strike. “Now we face a dangerously hot and fast-changing climate that is exacerbating natural disasters, causing food and water shortages, and speeding us toward the biggest economic catastrophe in history. The plain truth is that capitalism needs to evolve if humanity is going to survive.”

Here’s a list of the companies that are participating in the strike in some way, based on information from the nonprofit 350.org and the American Sustainable Business Council. (Please contact us to add your business to the list.) At other companies, like Amazon, the strike will be a true one—the company hasn’t sanctioned time off, but hundreds of employees plan to walk off the job to protest Amazon’s slow response to the climate crisis.

3P Partners
450 Architects
A Better World
A-Ray
A.K. A Coach and Company
Aegis Renewable Energy
AGL Media Group
Allbirds
Alston C Lundgren, MD, PC
Alter Eco
American Sustainable Business Council
Amicus Solar Cooperative
Appropriate Technology Group
Arcadia Power
Aspen Leaf Wealth Management
At The Epicenter
Atlassian
Attention To Details
Bandidas Taqueria
Bee’s Wrap
Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc.
Bensonwood
Bikmo
Bird + Stone
BitTorrent
Blackledge Furniture
Blue Earth Planning, Engineering & Design
Blueland
BrandGeek
Brattleboro Savings & Loan
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners
Buckminster Fuller Institute
Burton
Carbon Analytics
Center for Partnership Studies
Chelsea Green Publishing
Chroma Technology Corp.
Circularity Edge
City of Las Cruces
CleanChoice Energy
Clean Yield Asset Management
ClearTech
Clif Bar & Company
Climate Changers
Collaborative Solutions
Contentful
Cooperative Economic Alliance of New York City
Cora
Coyuchi
Creator
Credo
CVOEO
Danforth Pewter
David Brothers Landscape Services
Detour
Doberman
Dock to Dish
Dr. Bronner’s
EcoPlum
EDB Organization
Eikosphere
Eileen Fisher
Emerson Gardening Services
Encore Renewable Energy
Environmental & Public Health Consulting
Etsy
Ever Better, PBC
Evolution Marketing
ExactSolar
Fairware
First WORLD
FlixBus
Florida for Good
Folia Water
Good for Business
Good-Loop
Grassroots Solar, Inc
Greenvest
Groennfell Meadery
Ground Floor Partners
Group14 Engineering, PBC
Grove Collaborative
HELM Construction Solutions
HigherRing
Ideaction Corps
Image Relay
Imgur
Indigo Agriculture
Intex Solutions
Intrepid Travel
Jim Schulman Architect
Johnnie Brook Creative
Keap
Kickstarter
Legacy Vacation Resorts
Lemonade
Lemonade
Lush
M&E Engineers
Mamava
Manale Realty
Marin Sunshine Realty
Matouk
Medicine Buddha Coaching
MegaFood
Mercury Press International
Mightybytes
Modern Species
Montgomery & Granai PC
Mountain Sports
Namasté Solar
Nature’s Path Foods
New Chapter
NewGen Surgical
New Jersey Sustainable Business Council
North American Climate, Conservation and Environment
Ohio Sustainable Business Council
One Green Planet LLC
Opening Ceremony
Opinionated
Our Natural Homes
Outdoor Voices
Package Free
Partnership Studies
Patagonia
Paul Millman
Pipe Organs/Golden Ponds Farm
Pingala Cafe
Population Media Center
Pips
Principia
Real Pickles
Responsible Leader Group, LLC
ReVenture
REY architecture + interiors
Salt Palm Development
Schmidt’s
Scream Agency
SerendipiTea
Seventh Generation
Shifting Patterns Consulting
Sir Kensington’s
Small Wonder Communications
Socrates Dog Walking
SodaStream
Solberg Manufacturing, Inc.
Southern Energy Management
Speakable
Specialized
Spector and Associates
Sterling College
Sticky Paws Meadery
Stone’s Throw Strategies
Stonyfield
Stuffst
SunCommon
Sunsprout Farms of Central Ohio LLC
Sustain
Sustainable Heating Outreach & Education, Inc.
Swap Society
Teatulia Organic Teas
Telecom for Charity
The Alchemist
The Culture Company
The Green Engineer, Inc.
TheHumbleBrag
The Jia Group
The John Leary Organization
The North Face
Think Tanky Consulting
Thinx
Third Sun Solar
Tim’s Naturals
Toast Ale
Transformative Wealth Management
Tumblr
Wanderlust
Vegan Flag
Verity Platforms
West Hill Shop
Wieden+Kennedy London
Wiltse Kitchen
Wisconsin Green Growth
WOBProject
WordPress
World Centric
WS Badger Company
Wurst Biergarten

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About the author

Adele Peters is a staff writer at Fast Company who focuses on solutions to some of the world's largest problems, from climate change to homelessness. Previously, she worked with GOOD, BioLite, and the Sustainable Products and Solutions program at UC Berkeley, and contributed to the second edition of the bestselling book "Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century."

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