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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.

L’Oreal commits to end role in deforestation

Press release | 30 January, 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 | 28 January, 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 | 28 January, 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 | 17 January, 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...

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