Greenpeace Press Releases

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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...

Greenpeace: PNoy’s energy plans for Mindanao will only feed conflict

Press release | August 17, 2011 at 16:56

Greenpeace, together with Mindanao-based groups, today challenged President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to scrap current energy plans for Mindanao and “start from scratch.” The environment watchdog laments that solutions put forth to meet the...

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior II retired

Press release | August 16, 2011 at 16:20

At a ceremony in Singapore today, the iconic protest vessel the Rainbow Warrior was transferred to Friendship, a Bangladesh based NGO which will refit it for use as a hospital ship. (1)

Greenpeace to Alcala: Quit rhetoric, instead order the halt of all GMO field trials &...

Press release | August 12, 2011 at 15:26

Greenpeace issued a challenge for Secretary Proceso Alcala of the Department of Agriculture to “put his words into action” by initiating actual measures that would make sure that GMO (genetically modified organism) crops unproven to be safe are...

Greenpeace, EcoWaste Coalition Statement on the Used Lead Acid Battery Imports from...

Press release | August 9, 2011 at 17:09

Official Information Act documents recently passed on to Greenpeace New Zealand and published in Philippine media yesterday revealed that New Zealand has exported at least 50,000 tonnes of toxic wastes to the Philippines and South Korea since...

Puma overtakes competitors Adidas and Nike in race to drop toxic pollution

Press release | July 26, 2011 at 13:34

Quezon City/Beijing – Puma, the world’s third-largest sportswear brand, has responded to a Greenpeace challenge to ‘Detox’, by publicly committing to the elimination of all releases of hazardous chemicals from its entire product lifecycle, and...

Greenpeace asks DOJ to junk malicious mischief case in Laguna

Press release | July 18, 2011 at 14:11

Greenpeace has asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to junk the case being filed by promoters of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) who are reacting to the decontamination activity at the field trial site of the University of the Philippines’...

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