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Toxic waste from Bhopal returned to Dow

Feature story | 21 January, 2003 at 1:00

While Dow executives chatted with fellow business leaders at the World Economic Forum's 'Building Trust' annual meeting, we delivered a reality check. Thirty Greenpeace activists representing the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal...

WEF 2018: Greenpeace brings Justice to Davos

Press release | 18 January, 2018 at 11:21

Davos, 18 January, 2018 - Greenpeace Switzerland activists have unveiled a 6-metre statue of Justice on the outskirts of Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum.[1] The action comes as Greenpeace International sets out the ten fundamental...

Davos: the shifting nature of power and the shifting power of nature

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 22 January, 2014

One of the most challenging weeks of my working life starts today: the week of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. Over 2,500 presidents, prime minsters, CEOs, celebrities and academics with a smattering...

Viewpoint: European Commission wearing emperor's new clothes in Davos

Blog entry by Kaisa Kosonen | 22 January, 2014

Climate change returned to the agenda of the World Economic Forum in Davos this year. And I expect the all-too-familiar placatory phrases will be back as well: it is very urgent and very serious; it is getting worse, and "we" or ...

Leadership today will shape our common future

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan | 26 January, 2017

Last week, I arrived in Davos for my first World Economic Forum (WEF) Davos meeting unsure of what I was going to find. I was preoccupied with the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. President and the news that for the third year in...

World Economic Forum 2005: Taking Responsibility for Tough Choices?

Press release | 27 January, 2005 at 1:00

As the most powerful and influential exponents of the economic world gather together in a new edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF), under the slogan "Taking Responsibility for Tough Choices", Greenpeace activists showed the world that, at...

Don't bet on coal and oil growth

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 24 January, 2014

A mind-boggling sum of about $800 for each person on the planet is invested into fossil fuel companies through the global capital markets alone. That’s roughly 10% of the total capital invested in listed companies. The amount of...

Deep Green: Debt, Human Rights and Nature

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 16 February, 2011 7 comments

“For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.” — Martin Luther. In January, the bankers and corporate executives at the World Economic...

A more just, peaceful and sustainable world is possible - World Social Forum 2013

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 27 March, 2013

In early 2011, Tunisia’s President Zine Al Abidine Ben Ali was overthrown and the popular uprising in Tunisia was followed shortly by a wave of revolutions in several Arab countries – proving to us all that another world is within our...

First on-line worldwide register of GM contamination incidents launched today

Press release | 1 June, 2005 at 2:00

GeneWatch UK and Greenpeace International launched the first on-line register of genetically modified (GM) contamination incidents today (www.gmcontaminationregister.org). The on-line, searchable web site gives details of all the known cases of...

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