Greenpeace Press Releases

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Aquino government’s dependence on coal is costing the Philippines its climate

Press release | July 25, 2014 at 14:00

Quezon City, Philippines, 25 July 2014 – The Philippine government’s continued fixation with coal-fired power plants as our main energy source will push the country to more climate catastrophes that will cost the economy, as well as endanger the...

Greenpeace urges DA and PCA to stop promoting pesticide use against cocolisap

Press release | June 26, 2014 at 14:08

Manila, Philippines, 26 June 2014 – Greenpeace today urged the Department of Agriculture and Philippine Coconut Authority to stop using neonicotinoids to combat coconut scale insects (CSI) or “cocolisap” plaguing our coconut plantations. The...

Adidas announces Detox roadmap following worldwide protests calling for ‘toxic-free’...

Press release | June 11, 2014 at 18:12

Manila/Hamburg, 11 June 2014— German sports brand Adidas today announced a new roadmap towards the elimination of hazardous chemicals from its products and supply chain. In collaboration with Greenpeace’s Detox campaign, the official World Cup...

Filipinos put the pressure on Adidas to Detox

Press release | May 31, 2014 at 10:38

Manila, Philippines-– To remind Adidas of its environmental responsibility, Greenpeace activists were mobilized worldwide and took action in more than 35 cities. In Hong Kong, Taiwan, Russia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Mexico and Germany,...

Norwegian authorities end two-day Greenpeace occupation of Arctic oil rig

Press release | May 29, 2014 at 15:02

The Barents Sea-- After 48 hours, Greenpeace International activists have been removed from Statoil’s oil rig Transocean Spitsbergen in the Barents Sea. The activists scaled the rig on Tuesday 27th May at around 5 am CEST to protest the company’s...

Greenpeace reaction to President Aquino’s speech during the World Economic Forum-East...

Press release | May 22, 2014 at 17:11

Manila, Philippines, 22 May 2014— Atty. Zelda Soriano, Political Advisor for Greenpeace Southeast Asia said:

Policy experts say environmental protection is crucial to ASEAN economic integration...

Press release | May 20, 2014 at 12:56

Manila, Philippines, 20 May 2014—The protection of Southeast Asia’s natural and human resource base must be ensured as the region moves towards economic integration in 2015 and beyond. This was the pronouncement made by regional policy experts,...

Coal to stifle Philippine economic growth

Press release | May 7, 2014 at 17:33

Makati City, Philippines – A new Greenpeace report outlined how the Philippines stands to lose billions in economic revenue and incur even more unforeseen human and environmental costs if the Aquino government continues to promote dirty coal...

Greenpeace statement on erroneous reports regarding polychlorinated biphenyls or PCBs

Press release | April 22, 2014 at 9:59

Quezon City— Regarding the issue on used transformers that contain PCBs, Greenpeace Philippines Toxics Campaigner, Abigail Aguilar said:

Public pressure tells as Procter & Gamble finally agrees to clean up its palm oil act

Press release | April 8, 2014 at 23:00

Amsterdam, 8 April 2014 – Procter and Gamble (P&G) has committed to a new No Deforestation policy that will remove forest destruction from its products and provide full traceability for all the palm oil and derivatives it uses. After weeks of...

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