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EU Parliament joins rockstars and scientists calling for Arctic sanctuary around...

Press release | 12 March, 2014 at 14:20

Brussels, 12 March 2014 - The European Parliament today passed a resolution calling for a protected area around the North Pole which could ban oil companies and industrial fishing fleets from the region. The text echoes the demands of an...

Mars commits to No Deforestation, exposes P&G for its inaction

Press release | 10 March, 2014 at 16:41

Jakarta, 10 March 2014 - Mars committed to remove deforestation from all of its products by the end of 2015, a move that places pressure on companies such as Procter & Gamble to set an equally ambitious No Deforestation Policy. In addition,...

Greenpeace “thanks” P&G for forest destruction as protest takes place at company’s HQ

Press release | 4 March, 2014 at 22:46

Cincinnati, 4 March 2014 – Greenpeace released a spoof video of Procter & Gamble’s 'Thank You Mom' advertisement showing how deforestation for palm oil is orphaning orangutans in Indonesia. Greenpeace USA activists also took action today at P&G’s...

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...

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