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Greenpeace International files official petition for release of Arctic Sunrise ship

Press release | 3 March, 2014 at 12:59

Amsterdam, 3 March 2014 - Greenpeace International today filed a formal petition with the Russian Investigative Committee regarding the release of the ship Arctic Sunrise, following the news that the Committee has extended its investigation into...

Illegal destruction of virgin forests set to continue unless Europe's timber law is...

Press release | 3 March, 2014 at 10:55

Amsterdam, 3 March 2014 - National laws will continue to be broken, forested areas illegally destroyed and communities will go on suffering in the Democratic Republic of Congo and beyond if the European Union's Timber Regulation (EUTR) is...

Procter & Gamble brings rainforest destruction into bathrooms

Press release | 26 February, 2014 at 4:00

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. That's...

Activists open Milan Fashion week at the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele to demand...

Press release | 19 February, 2014 at 10:27

Milan, 19 February 2014 – Heralding the start of Milan Fashion week, Greenpeace Italy activists today unfurled a huge banner in the iconic Galleria Vittorio Emanuele to demand that luxury brands commit to creating fashion free from hazardous...

Global retailer Delhaize commits to No Deforestation

Press release | 17 February, 2014 at 14:45

Brussels, 17 February 2014 – Belgium-based international retailer Delhaize Group has become the first supermarket chain in the world to commit to a No Deforestation Policy with full traceability. The move follows public pressure in Belgium and...

New report reveals a luxury we can’t afford

Press release | 17 February, 2014 at 7:29

Rome, 17 February 2014 – As Milan fashion week gets under way, Greenpeace International today revealed [1] that the same hazardous chemicals used in the manufacturing of fast fashion are used by ‘exclusive’ luxury brands - including Versace,...

Joaquin Phoenix and Kellan Lutz join Greenpeace call for forest-friendly products

Press release | 12 February, 2014 at 4:00

Jakarta, 12 February 2014 – A host of Hollywood stars including Joaquin Phoenix, Kellan Lutz and Gillian Anderson have joined thousands of concerned consumers in calling for an end to every day products being manufactured through forest...

Primark joins the toxic-free trend

Press release | 10 February, 2014 at 9:45

London, 10 February 2014 - British retail giant Primark today joined the growing number of brands committing to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from its supply chain as part of Greenpeace’s global Detox campaign. [1]

Amazon soya agreement extended until year’s end

Press release | 31 January, 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 | 30 January, 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.

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