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Activists stage lightning rally at San Miguel headquarters, launch national wave of...

Press release | March 13, 2017 at 11:46

Manila – Today, coal-affected communities and civil society organizations held a lightning rally in front of the San Miguel Corporation (SMC) headquarters, to demand that the company shut down its coal plants in Limay, Bataan, and shift to...

Shell “knew of climate change danger” since 1991 - Greenpeace response

Press release | March 1, 2017 at 14:26

Manila - A film in 1991, produced by Shell, shows that the oil giant has long known about the catastrophic risks of climate change.

Greenpeace statement of support for the confirmation of Gina Lopez as DENR Secretary

Press release | March 1, 2017 at 10:00

Manila – Amalie Obusan, Country Director of Greenpeace Philippines, said:

EcoGroups Warn Against Plastic Waste Burning

Press release | February 27, 2017 at 11:51

February 24, 2017, Quezon City — Environmental groups in the Philippines warn that proposed plastics investment strategies disguised as “solutions” to marine plastic pollution will only be costly, ineffective and contribute further to...

Greenpeace Spain activists bring demand to recycle to the Mobile World Congress

Press release | February 27, 2017 at 9:51

Barcelona, 26 February 2017 - Smartphone production and disposal over the last 10 years is proving to have a significant impact on our planet, according to a Greenpeace USA report released today. The report shows roughly 968 TWh was used to...

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...

Greenpeace Statement on the assassination of environmental lawyer Mia Manuelita Cumba...

Press release | February 17, 2017 at 11:00

Yeb Saño, Executive Director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia, said: "We condemn in the strongest terms the brutal assassination in Tagbilaran, Bohol, last February 15, of Atty. Mia Manuelita Cumba Mascariñas-Green, a staunch environmental lawyer...

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...

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...

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