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Food and drinks giant Nestlé to stop using products from rainforest destruction

Press release | 17 May, 2010 at 7:13

Nestlé, the world’s biggest food and drinks company, announced today that it will stop using products that come from rainforest destruction. The move follows a two month Greenpeace campaign that exposed Nestlé’s use of palm oil in products like...

Sweet success for Kit Kat campaign

Feature story | 17 May, 2010 at 15:00

A big 'Thank You!' to the hundreds of thousands of you who supported our two-month Kit Kat campaign by e-mailing Nestlé, calling them, or spreading the campaign message via your Facebook, Twitter and other social media profiles. This morning,...

Governments commit USD 4 billion for forest and climate protection

Press release | 27 May, 2010 at 15:31

Oslo, 27 May 2010 -- Welcoming today's announcement by seven wealthy nations that they will provide USD 4 billion to help avert runaway climate change by preventing deforestation (1), responsible for up to a fifth of global greenhouse gas...

New Evidence: Sinar Mas Rainforest and Peatland destruction

Publication | 15 April, 2010 at 11:44

Greenpeace has new evidence proving that Sinar Mas continues to destroy peatlands and rainforests, pushing orang-utans closer to the brink of extinction and accelerating climate change.

Activists 'drop' in to Nestlé shareholder meeting

Feature story | 15 April, 2010 at 16:50

Thirty activist 'orang-utans' greeted shareholders as they arrived for Nestle's Annual General Meeting today asking them to give Indonesia's rainforests a break and stop profiting from destroying rainforest, threatening biodiversity and...

5 Greenpeace Facebook moments to remember

Blog entry by JulietteH | 4 February, 2014

The social networking giant, Facebook, turned ten today, but what does that have to do with Greenpeace? Well, whether you’ve signed in or not, Facebook has become a prime mover in digital activism. It's played a role in, and...

The orang-utan takes to the streets

Blog entry by Laura K. | 12 May, 2010 11 comments

The end of April passed without any concrete commitment from Nestlé that they will drop their palm oil supplier Cargill - which still purchases palm oil products directly from forest destroyer Sinar Mas. This despite the fresh...

Palm oil blockade

Feature story | 15 November, 2007 at 0:00

(UPDATED - see below) With a banner reading 'Palm Oil Kills Forests and Climate' the Rainbow Warrior has anchored next to a palm oil tanker blocking it in port. Our ship is stationed close enough to the tanker that the tug boats can't get it out...

Nestlé needs to give rainforests a real break

Feature story | 23 March, 2010 at 0:00

Nestlé has remained relatively silent since issuing its initial statement of contract cancellations with palm oil supplier Sinar Mas. This is despite the fact that it is still receiving a barrage of complaints and criticism via its Facebook page...

Social media can save the planet

Blog entry by Laura K. | 25 May, 2010 10 comments

Don't believe it? Just look at the recent success of the Kit Kat campaign - a social media based campaign that finally convinced Nestlé to commit to removing products coming from rainforest destruction from its supply chains. With...

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