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Gadgets are now smaller, slimmer, slicker and faster… but not fully green

Press release | January 8, 2009 at 4:30

BANGALORE, India — The greenest consumer electronic products on the market today have a smaller environmental footprint than those sold a year ago but the industry as a whole still has plenty of room for improvement, according to a new survey...

Coal not the answer for India’s Future Energy Security

Press release | December 8, 2008 at 4:30

UDIPI, India — A National Network of Movements Opposing Coal Fired Power Plants was kick started at Udipi, Karnataka on the 6th of December, the Global Day of Action on Climate Change. Various people’s movements from across the country met at...

Only an Energy Revolution will save the Ganges says Greenpeace

Press release | December 5, 2008 at 4:30

VARANASI, India — On the eve of the Global Day of Action on Climate Greenpeace highlighted the threat from global warming to the Ganges and called for an Energy [R]evolution[i] to save the iconic river from drying up. A flotilla of local boats...

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics shows companies are stalling on real climate...

Press release | November 25, 2008 at 13:46

BANGALORE, India — Now in its tenth edition, the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics shows that most consumer electronics companies have been slow to get serious about climate change. Despite much green marketing, many brands including all...

Turning Seas of Trouble into Seas of Plenty

Press release | November 23, 2008 at 4:30

BHUBANESHWAR, India — Stressing the need for effective management of Orissa’s Marine resources, Greenpeace, released an approach paper titled “Turning Seas of trouble into Seas of Plenty”. On the occasion, the environ mental watchdog...

Ban unsafe GM Food, Dr. Ramadoss: Health Experts

Press release | November 6, 2008 at 4:30

CHENNAI, India — By adopting a stand of silence and negligence, Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss, the Union Minister for Health and Family welfare may just be endangering the health of citizens, not only of Tamil Nadu but also of the entire country, warned...

Ban unsafe GM Food, Dr. Ramadoss: Health Experts

Press release | November 6, 2008 at 4:30

CHENNAI, India — By adopting a stand of silence and negligence, Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss, the Union Minister for Health and Family welfare may just be endangering the health of citizens, not only of Tamil Nadu but also of the entire country, warned...

Severe food crisis imminent: Expert Panel warns

Press release | October 24, 2008 at 3:30

DELHI, India — An expert panel consisting of scientists, academicians and social development professionals today warned that India is heading towards a severe food crisis due to natural resource degradation and the present calamity is only the...

Nokia bounces back to the top spot; HCL and Wipro look progressive in the Greener...

Press release | September 16, 2008 at 15:32

BANGALORE, India — From the penalty position, Nokia bounced back to the top spot (1) due to its improved take-back practice in India in the latest version of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics. Wipro and HCL continue to proactively move...

Even 22K petitions from car owners and citizens across India for mandatory fuel...

Press release | September 12, 2008 at 3:30

DELHI, India — As the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) continues to dither in making concrete move towards getting mandatory fuel efficiency standards for India, Greenpeace "climate cops doubling up as postmen, today delivered 22,000 petitions...

TATA shareholders question Dhamra port, company’s environmental performance

Press release | August 28, 2008 at 3:30

MUMBAI, India — At TATA Steel’s 101st Annual General Meeting (AGM), concerned TATA Steel shareholders and Greenpeace members urged the company’s Chairman, Mr. Ratan Tata and the senior management to live up to TATA’s claims of environmental and...

Wipro victory

Press release | August 26, 2008 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — The demand by IT and consumer electronic brands for a comprehensive law embracing IPR (1) in India to tackle impending e-waste crisis is getting louder as brands have started openly pitching for this. Close on the heels of...

Greenpeace activists blockade TATA HQ, demand that the Company demonstrate corporate...

Press release | August 20, 2008 at 3:30

MUMBAI, India — In the absence of evidence that the TATAs will honour their commitment to ensure no harm to Orissa’s Olive Ridley turtles, Greenpeace activists intensified their campaign to stop the Dhamra Port today, by taking the issue back to...

Lobby for Law in India, Greenpeace asks Hewlett-Packard

Press release | August 19, 2008 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Hewlett-Packard (HP) employees at the company’s corporate office here were greeted by a message “Lobby for Law,” painted on the bodies of Greenpeace activists today morning. The message was directed at HP, asking the brand to...

What about a takeback service for every electronic product you sell in India?

Press release | August 12, 2008 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace activists dressed as Samsung mobile phones and television paid a visit to the company's Corporate Head office at Nehru Place here today to demand that the company start a take-back service for all its discarded...

People Power: Roses for Ratan Tata

Press release | August 8, 2008 at 3:30

MUMBAI, India — Greenpeace today delivered thousands of roses to Mr Ratan Tata at his Bombay House office on behalf of thousands of concerned members of the public, expressing gratitude in anticipation of his decision to reconsider the upcoming...

Three activists land in police custody after being roughed up by the security staff

Press release | August 7, 2008 at 3:30

MUMBAI, India — Greenpeace activists, carrying boxes on their head to symbolically highlight Philips electronic waste (e-waste), revisited Philips' office at Technopolis Knowledge Park here to remind the company that given the looming e-waste...

Greenpeace study reveals E-Brands faltering on e-waste takeback in India

Press release | August 4, 2008 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Even as India heads for a looming e-waste crisis, most of the global electronic brands have no functioning e-waste takeback services in India. This is the case despite many of these brands providing a voluntary takeback service...

Fuel efficiency law need of the hour, says Greenpeace

Press release | July 8, 2008 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today launched a nationwide "Let's Drive Change" consumer campaign to support the Bureau of Energy Efficiency in creating strong mandatory fuel efficiency norms for the car industry in India. To highlight the climate...

Greenpeace says, "Good first step, but the devil is in the detail"

Press release | July 2, 2008 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace welcomed the direction that the National Action Plan on Climate Change articulated, while cautioning that true commitment to the vision would only become clear when the detailed mission plans are tabled in December...

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