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Nike & Adidas: Detox the world's water

Feature story | July 13, 2011 at 18:00

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...

This court victory in Indonesia could send shock waves across the fashion world

Blog entry by Ahmad Ashov Birry | June 1, 2016

Indonesia’s textile industry is worth a whopping US$20 billion, and supplies global fashion brands around the world. It has also left a huge environmental footprint. But a recent court victory could change everything. The question...

The toxic tale behind your clothing

Blog entry by Yifang Li | November 20, 2012

What are you wearing today? Touch it. Go on. What does it feel like? Yes, you're touching a piece of clothing. You're touching a type of fabric. You're touching a fashion choice. And yet, there's more to it: You're also touching a...

How much longer can we take our water for granted?

Blog entry by Amanda Larsson | June 28, 2017

The first message I sent home from New Zealand was about tap water. Sounds weird. True story. Having spent the previous five years drinking London water (you know, the kind of hard water that means endless scrubbing to get crusty...

One year later and no justice: Communities affected by dam disaster speak out

Blog entry by Fabiana Alves | November 10, 2016

This past Saturday – 5 November, 2016 – hundreds of people gathered at the ruins of the Bento Rodrigues school in Mariana, Minas Gerais state, Brazil. They were there out of remembrance, and to call for justice. Exactly one year...

A Toxic Fairytale

Blog entry by Ashov Birry | April 19, 2013

Let me tell you a story of a polluted paradise. We used to call it 'Parahyangan' or the place where the Gods and Goddesses resided. The river that passes through it stretches 270 km from the Wayang Mountain to the Java Sea, giving...

Full marks for Marks & Spencer

Blog entry by Martin Besieux | October 25, 2012

Encouraging a fashion behemoth to change the way it produces clothing is no small task. But armed with the facts and the collective power of supporters like you, we are able to achieve the sort of success story we are announcing...

The power of knowing what’s in your water

Blog entry by Beau Baconguis | October 12, 2012

The Citarum River in West Java, Indonesia, supports agriculture, water supplies, fisheries, industry, sewerage and electricity. It’s the lifeblood of the community around it.  But like so many other waterways in Southeast Asia,...

Politicians Need to Listen to the People, Not the Polluters

Blog entry by Tzeporah Berman | November 25, 2011

Corporations who bear the most responsibility for contributing to climate change emissions - and then profiting from those activities - are campaigning to increase their access to international negotiations like the upcoming COP17...

G-Star commits to Detox

Blog entry by Ilze Smit | February 1, 2013

Sometimes the longest struggles can be the most rewarding. Today -- after ten months of #PeoplePowered activities and behind-the-scenes haggling -- G-Star has committed to eliminate all uses of hazardous chemicals from its supply...

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