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Greenpeace investigation reveals toxic scandal with World Cup merchandise

Press release | 19 May, 2014 at 10:23

Hamburg, 19 May 2014 – Football merchandise produced by adidas, Nike and Puma ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil has been found to contain hazardous chemicals according to a new investigation by Greenpeace Germany. 33 items including...

Adidas announces Detox roadmap

Press release | 11 June, 2014 at 12:00

Hamburg, 11 June 2014 - Sports brand adidas today announced a new roadmap towards the elimination of hazardous chemicals from its products and supply chain. In collaboration with Greenpeace’s Detox campaign, the official World Cup sponsor has...

Herakles Farms: Champions of illegal deforestation

Blog entry by Brendan Schwartz | 27 May, 2014

The lead up to this summer's World Cup is already dominating international news with every manager's squad selection being scrutinized while analysts attempt to predict the tournament's winner. Greenpeace has been closely monitoring...

Open Letter to Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's President

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 25 April, 2014 1 comment

In the lead-up to the World Cup and following a trip to Brazil in March, I wrote to President Dilma Rousseff, asking her to welcome and embrace the protests in Brazil as an opportunity to build a more just, diverse and free society. ...

Football Fan in Jericho

Image | 11 July, 2010 at 13:45

11 July - South Africa. A football fan blows a vuvuzela at the Jericho community center during the World Cup final match viewing. The Jericho project, a solar powered public viewing area for the World Cup, was initiated by Greenpeace Africa,...

Solar Installation in South Africa

Image | 9 June, 2010 at 0:00

06 June - South Africa. Students of the Madiba-a-Toloane High School install 26 120W solar panels on the roof of the school hall which will supply a public viewing area for 600 people of the rural village of Jericho to watch the World Cup games. ...

Jericho solar instillation

Image | 9 June, 2010 at 14:08

Just two days before the kick-off of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, students of the Madiba-a-Toloane High School install 26 120W solar panels on the roof of the school hall.

A solar-powered World Cup

Image | 9 June, 2010 at 14:30

June 9, 2010 A South African student celebrates the World Cup at a solar powered viewing station in Jericho. Photo: Greenpeace / Nicolas Fojtu

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