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Greenpeace, Oxfam call on leaders to stop ASEAN sinking ahead of Bali Summit

Press release | November 16, 2011 at 11:58

ASEAN leaders should work together to address the problem of climate change, NGO group A-FAB (ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and Binding Global Climate Deal) warned today. To dramatize the problem, activists created a tableau of sinking hands in...

G20 leaders urged to take action on cutting fossil fuel subsidies

Press release | November 4, 2011 at 12:28

Greenpeace today challenged G20 leaders attending this week’s summit in Cannes to deliver on their pledge (1) to cut fossil fuel subsidies and instead invest in green jobs, in response to the current global financial, economic, and environmental...

Greenpeace ‘likes’ Facebook’s new datacentre, but wants a greener friendship

Press release | October 27, 2011 at 20:04

Amsterdam, 27 October 2011 -- Greenpeace today welcomed news that Facebook’s new datacentre, to be built in Luleå, Sweden (1), could be fully powered by renewable energy, but called on the company to take its ambitions further by using green...

A-FAB calls on PNoy to fast-track climate change plans and rally ASEAN

Press release | September 23, 2011 at 17:12

The ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and Binding Global Climate Deal (A-FAB), an association spearheaded by Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Oxfam, is calling on President Benigno “PNoy” Aquino III to take immediate actions that would reverse the...

Laguna joins eco groups' call for corporate accountability in protecting freshwater...

Press release | September 17, 2011 at 12:33

The province of Laguna today joined Greenpeace and the EcoWaste Coalition in calling on businesses for full public disclosure of their toxic effluents, especially into our freshwater bodies. The call was made during this year's International...

Impossible is nothing as Adidas joins Nike and Puma in cleaning up their supply chain

Press release | September 1, 2011 at 13:44

Adidas, the world’s second largest sportswear brand, has responded to the Greenpeace ‘Detox’ challenge by announcing [1] its commitment to zero discharge of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and across the entire lifecycle of...

New clothing tests implicate global brands in release of hormone-disrupting chemicals

Press release | August 23, 2011 at 10:47

The latest research into toxic water pollution released today by Greenpeace International reveals the presence of nonylphenol ethoxylates [1] in clothing items bearing the logos of 14 global brands [2], including Adidas, H&M, and Abercrombie and...

Sustainable Campuses Program pilots in Mindanao & Metro Manila

Press release | August 19, 2011 at 11:17

A program geared towards transforming school campuses into models of sustainable energy use has been launched by Greenpeace with selected partner schools in Mindanao and Metro Manila.

A [R]evolution will transform Mindanao into a showcase of sustainable development

Press release | August 18, 2011 at 14:57

Lawmakers, government and energy industry leaders, technical experts, and representatives from financing institutions have come together in Davao for a two-day summit to bring forward energy technologies and innovations highly regarded as...

Nike Leads Adidas 1 - 0 with toxic pollution clean-up commitment

Press release | August 18, 2011 at 13:50

Barcelona/Beijing/Manila - The world’s largest sportswear brand, Nike, today committed to the elimination of releases of all hazardous chemicals across its entire supply chain and the entire life-cycle of its products by 2020 (1), following a...

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