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Amazon soya agreement extended until year’s end

Press release | January 31, 2014 at 17:57

Brasília, 31 January 2014 - A landmark moratorium on Brazilian soya that was set to end today has been, after long negotiations, renewed for one last year. The initiative prevents major traders selling soya that may be linked to deforestation in...

Shell scraps 2014 Arctic drilling plans - Greenpeace International response

Press release | January 30, 2014 at 11:13

Amsterdam, 30 January 2014 - Speaking with investors today, Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden announced that the company would not attempt to drill in the Alaskan Arctic in 2014.

L’Oreal commits to end role in deforestation

Press release | January 30, 2014 at 9:47

Jakarta, 30 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.

Burberry commits to toxic-free fashion

Press release | January 28, 2014 at 22:00

London, 28 January 2014 - British luxury brand Burberry today made a commitment to eliminate the use of hazardous chemicals from its supply chain by 1 January 2020 [1].

APRIL's "sustainability" policy a license to continue forest clearance

Press release | January 28, 2014 at 12:00

Jakarta, 28 January 2014 - Indonesian pulp and paper giant, APRIL today released a "Sustainable Forest Management Policy", just weeks after being threatened to be kicked out of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

Business group WBCSD warns APRIL: clean up or get out

Press release | January 17, 2014 at 13:01

Jakarta, 17 January 2014 – APRIL, the second largest pulp and paper company in Indonesia, has today been threatened with expulsion from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a coalition of some 200 international...

Greenpeace launches Twitter Fairy Tale to give toxic nightmare a happy ending

Press release | January 14, 2014 at 11:04

Amsterdam, 14 January 2014 – Starting today at 08:00 CET and added to every hour, on the hour, Greenpeace is pioneering a new way of delivering its environmental messages by posting a 12-part “Detox Fairy tale” from its Twitter, Facebook and...

New study finds toxic monsters lurking in children’s clothing

Press release | January 14, 2014 at 7:44

Beijing, 14 January 2014 – Hazardous chemicals have been found in children’s clothes and shoes made by major brands including Disney, Burberry and adidas, according to a new investigation released today by Greenpeace East Asia [1].

Last foreign Arctic 30 activist leaves Russia

Press release | December 29, 2013 at 13:46

St Petersburg, 29 December 2013 – Activist and Polish national Tomasz Dziemianczuk has left Russia, the 26th and final foreign member of the Arctic 30 to leave the country. This signals a new chapter in the campaign to save the Arctic.

UPDATE: 25 foreigners among Arctic 30 leave Russia

Press release | December 28, 2013 at 9:48

St Petersburg, 28 December 2013 – Twenty-five of the 26 foreigners among the Arctic 30 have left Russia for home. The last activist will leave the country on Sunday.

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