from Co-op America 2001 YEAR
CALL TO ACTION
In light of
the continuing national emergency, our work together through
Co-op America has taken on new urgency. Now, more than ever,
it is important that we:
Americans to embrace the values of justice and sustainability
as part of their definition of patriotism in the 21st century.
resources, shift to more sustainable consumption patterns, and
preserve the bounty of the planet for generations to come.
efforts to encourage consumers to support local green businesses
-- the heart of the economy -- which are vulnerable to economic
to voice principled opposition to corporations with practices
that harm people and the planet.
safe, healthy, cooperative, and secure communities here and abroad
where violence and oppression are extinct.
In 2002, Co-op
America has committed to redoubling our efforts to create a more
just and sustainable society. We can think of no better tribute
to those who have lost their lives and those who are risking
their lives to protect our country than to work towards a world
where horrific acts such as those of September 11 do not occur
. . .