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Public pressure tells as Procter & Gamble finally agrees to clean up its palm oil act

Press release | April 9, 2014 at 16:30

Amsterdam, 8 April 2014: Procter and Gamble (P&G) has committed to a new No Deforestation policy that will remove forest destruction from its products and provide full traceability for all the palm oil and derivatives it uses. After weeks of...

Rainbow Warrior aids tsunami survivors

Feature story | January 3, 2005 at 4:30

SUMATRA, Indonesia — Our ship, the Rainbow Warrior, is helping medical aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to get relief supplies to parts of Indonesia devastated by the Indian Ocean earthquake.

Monsanto pays fine for bribery

Feature story | January 11, 2005 at 4:30

What do you do if you're trying to plant genetically engineered cotton in a hurry, but the government wants to make sure there won't be any environmental damage from doing so? If you're the giant Monsanto corporation, one answer might be: bribe...

Palm Oil

Hub | September 24, 2010 at 12:07

Greenpeace is calling for a moratorium on all deforestation and peat land destruction in Indonesia, and is asking all companies purchasing palm oil to sever links with suppliers known to be involved in deforestation and peat land destruction.

Procter & Gamble brings rainforest destruction into bathrooms, says Greenpeace

Press release | February 26, 2014 at 11:30

New Delhi/Jakarta, 26 February 2014 – Procter & Gamble, which makes Head & Shoulders, is sourcing palm oil from companies connected to orangutan habitat clearance in Indonesia, making consumers part of a widespread forest destruction scandal.

L’Oreal commits to end role in deforestation - Greenpeace

Press release | January 31, 2014 at 11:56

Jakarta, 30th January 2014: L'Oreal, the world's largest beauty and cosmetics company, has committed to remove forest destruction from its products by 2020. Greenpeace expects other companies to follow with more ambitious timelines.

Palm oil giant Wilmar caves to public pressure, commits to end forests destruction

Press release | December 6, 2013 at 9:59

Jakarta, 5 December 2013 - Wilmar International, the world's largest palm oil trader today announced a 'No Deforestation Policy' in response to pressure from Greenpeace, NGOs and consumers around the world. The policy has the potential to be a...

Greenpeace to MoF: Revoke All License to Kill Indonesia's Forest

Feature story | December 11, 2006 at 4:30

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Twenty three Greenpeace activists were arrested and detained by Indonesian police for a non-violent protest held at the Ministry of Forestry this morning. They are being charged with “unpleasant action” which carries fines...

Greenpeace releases legal guide for suing seed corporations

Press release | April 12, 2005 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Recognizing the absence of any safety net for farmers growing Bt. cotton, Greenpeace today released Kisan Surakhsa Kawach an easy-to-use legal manual to help Bt. cotton farmers get legal protection from seed corporations...

Tsunami and the environment

Feature story | January 10, 2005 at 4:30

On December 26 a massive tsunami swept through the Indian Ocean region to become arguably the largest natural disaster in living memory. Questions are now being asked: what are the environmental impacts of this tragedy? Did damaged environments...

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