Magazine / June 2012

[Investigate] Going Undercover

We have campaigned hard over the past year to create a world where you and your family can live in a safe and pollution-free environment.

We have campaigned hard over the past year to create a world where you and your family can live in a safe and pollution-free environment.

© Athit Perawongmetha / Greenpeace

Our research and investigations requires painstaking work, from the planning stages, to going undercover to conduct the investigation, to publishing the report and then using the results to push for change from governments and companies.

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Zhang Kai:"Although these six major brands are fairly representative they only cover about 6% of the global market. We must get more companies, more sectors to pledge "zero emissions" and push the Chinese government to implement stricter policies as soon as possible, and push for clean production!"

Toxics campaigner Zhang Kai uses a well-known report we published internationally last July, “Dirty Laundry” as an example to explain to you how we overcame all the myriad challenges we faced when we were investigating the textile industry, China’s third largest source of industrial pollution.

2012 Taiwan to go anti-toxic

This year we are continuing to push textile mills and many more sectors towards pledges to practice zero emissions and following in the footsteps of Hong Kong and the mainland, Taiwan will start its own toxics campaign.