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We did it - Levi's commits to Detox!

Feature story | December 13, 2012 at 15:00

Levi Strauss & Co. today committed to go toxic-free. Why? Because you and hundreds of thousands of other people demanded that Levi’s “Go Forth and Detox”.

Nike & Adidas: Detox the world's water

Feature story | July 12, 2011 at 12:32

Game on, Nike and Adidas. Greenpeace is calling you out to see which one of you is stronger on the flats, quicker on the breaks, turns faster and plays harder at a game we're calling 'Detox': Who'll be the first to take action and eliminate...

Time for brands to walk the walk

Blog entry by Dianne Mc Alpine | December 6, 2012

There is a sad irony in the fact that companies like Levi’s, who say they are devoted to making us feel good about our appearance, are in fact leaving behind an ugly toxic trail in the places where their clothes are manufactured. ...

Eskom is burning South Africa’s water to produce electricity

Blog entry by Melita Steele | October 17, 2012

Water is the foundation of life: we’re unable to survive without it. But the problem is that water is scarce, and this country is running out of it. More than 98% of South Africa’s water has already been allocated, and this country...

How one company is getting away with a human and environmental tragedy

Blog entry by Marietta Harjono | September 25, 2012

Six years ago a multinational company bought large amounts of unrefined gasoline in the US and refined it through an industrial process called caustic washing onboard a ship, the Probo Koala, in the Mediterranean Sea. During one...

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