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The King is Naked

Feature Story | 2014-02-18 at 0:00

Luxury brands including Versace, Louis Vuitton, Dior and Dolce & Gabbana are selling children’s clothes containing hazardous chemicals. These chemicals affect everyone.

Best of the rest: what we clicked on this week around the web

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2014-02-14

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Don't forget to add us on Facebook  and  Twitter . Air of revolution: how activists and social media scrutinise city pollution . (The Guardian) How...

Seesaw Seesaw X Greenpeace: Secondhand kid's clothes swap party

Blog entry by Greenpeace East Asia | 2014-02-11

Why secondhand clothes? A recent Greenpeace test found toxic chemicals in children’s clothes, ranging from budget fashion to luxury brands products. Laundering may help to remove some toxic chemicals from new clothes. However,...

Primark joins the 5 Step Detox Programme

Feature Story | 2014-02-10 at 21:30

Today, British retail giant Primark became the 20th global clothing company to commit to Detox. In doing so, they have taken up the challenge laid down to the fashion industry by people around the world to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from...

Best of the rest: what we clicked on this week around the web

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2014-02-07

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Don't forget to add us on Facebook  and  Twitter . China sets new world record for solar installations . (The Guardian) China’s future energy...

Sun rises in the east: China beats global record for solar panel installations

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2014-02-04 1 comment

If 2012 was China’s year of wind power - when it increased its power output more than coal did , what shone in 2013 is solar. Data from the China Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA) and Chinese media reports suggest...

How to Detox a fashion brand in 14 days, 6 cities and 10,000 tweets

Blog entry by JulietteH | 2014-01-28

You did it! The British luxury brand Burberry today committed to rid their clothes and manufacturing processes of toxic Little Monsters by 2020. This is fantastic news and another people powered victory on the runway to a toxic-free...

Best of the rest: what we clicked on this week around the web

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2014-01-24 3 comments

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Don't forget to add us on Facebook  and  Twitter . CO2 emissions are being 'outsourced' by rich countries to rising economies . (The Guardian) Food...

A Monstrous Mess: toxic water pollution in China

Feature Story | 2014-01-23 at 23:30

A team from Greenpeace East Asia's Detox campaign recently discovered an unsettling sight off the coast of South Eastern China. Next to the city of Shishi, a centre for children's clothing production, they discovered a huge black plume of...

Asia Pulp & Paper: from confrontation to engagement

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | 2014-01-22

I’m usually concerned about speaking too soon, but it feels to me like the risk of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) now reneging on its zero deforestation pledge is diminishing with every passing month. Breaking such a highly publicised promise...

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