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Global movement promises to fight inequality

Press release | February 22, 2017 at 17:41

Manila, Philippines - Civil society and grassroots organizations from across Asia gathered in Manila on February 21-22 for a strategy meeting to discuss a global campaign against inequality. Calling themselves the Fight Inequality Alliance, the...

Petitioners’ consolidated reply to the respondent Carbon Majors in the National...

Press release | February 14, 2017 at 16:37

Manila – Today, Filipinos demanding climate justice filed their response to corporate efforts to shut down the first-ever national inquiry into the responsibility of the fossil fuel industry and others for the human rights impacts resulting from...

Greenpeace wants ASEAN to address plastics pollution in the high seas

Press release | January 20, 2017 at 16:02

Manila, 20 January 2017— Greenpeace is calling on ASEAN governments to advance oceans protection ahead of the upcoming ASEAN leaders’ summit in Manila in April. Crucial issues were raised in a forum attended by delegates from Southeast Asian...

More Hotels Pushing for Oceans Solutions at the 2nd Sustainable Seafood Week

Press release | January 17, 2017 at 17:13

16 January 2017, Manila -- Last year, a small group of hotels, restaurants, retailers and NGOs got together to conceptualize the Sustainable Seafood Week, to build public awareness on the issue of responsible seafood sourcing, and how critical it...

Greenpeace, PaNaGaT network back DA’s proposed actions vs LGU officials on illegal...

Press release | January 7, 2017 at 11:00

Manila, 07 January 2017 - In reaction to the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) urgent call to ‘shame’ and suspend local government officials who will fail to stop illegal fishing in their respective areas, Vince Cinches, Oceans Campaigner of...

First national human rights investigation into climate change impacts proceeds...

Press release | December 8, 2016 at 16:10

Manila, 8 December 2016 – The Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) today initiated the next steps in the world’s first-ever national investigation into human rights harms resulting from climate change (1), despite apparent...

Evasco joins ‘organic’ mayors and civil society groups for dialogue on food policy

Press release | December 6, 2016 at 13:44

Quezon City, 6 December 2016 – Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco, Jr. today joined mayors and members of civil society and environmental groups for a dialogue to forge partnerships toward the adoption of a people’s food policy that would address...

Eco-ag network aids Lawin affected farmers in Cagayan

Press release | November 27, 2016 at 19:43

Solana, Cagayan; 27 November 2016 – A network of organizations comes to the aid of farmers affected by Typhoon Lawin by giving out seed and fertilizer response packages to jumpstart the province’s transition to ecological agriculture.

Black Friday: Greenpeace calls timeout for fast fashion

Press release | November 26, 2016 at 14:51

Hamburg, 25 November 2016 – New research on fashion trends and textile waste, released by Greenpeace on the eve of Black Friday, highlights the serious environmental consequences of overconsumption [1]. Clothing is among the most sold products on...

Philippine canneries fall short on sustainability and social responsibility issues-...

Press release | November 17, 2016 at 14:47

Manila/Jakarta, 17 November 2016-- A new report released today by Greenpeace Southeast Asia revealed how major tuna canneries in the Philippines and Indonesia continue to fall short in providing customers with sustainably and equitably sourced...

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