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Corporate Leadership Badly Needed to Reverse Plastic Pollution Crisis

Press release | October 28, 2018 at 12:43

Bali, Indonesia (October 28, 2018) — On the eve of Our Ocean Conference 2018, the global #breakfreefromplastic movement challenged corporations to demonstrate real leadership to reverse the plastic pollution crisis instead of making more hollow...

Global survey reveals FMCG companies’ contribution to plastic pollution crisis

Press release | October 23, 2018 at 14:23

Jakarta, Indonesia, 23 October 2018 - Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) corporations are a predominant force behind the throwaway economic model driving the plastic pollution crisis, according to a comprehensive sector survey Greenpeace...

Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally found to contain microplastics

Press release | October 18, 2018 at 13:43

Seoul, South Korea, 18 October 2018 - Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain microplastics, with the highest number coming from salt sourced in Asia, according to a new study co-designed by Kim, Seung-Kyu, Professor at...

Exxon, Shell, Chevron face inquiry hearing for human rights violations in New York

Press release | September 28, 2018 at 1:36

New York, 27 September 2018 - An inquiry hearing on 47 multinational corporations including Exxon, Shell, and Chevron for their possible responsibility in violating the human rights of Filipino citizens, by knowingly creating climate risks...

Greenpeace Philippines clean-up, name culprits behind plastic pollution in Manila Bay

Press release | September 22, 2018 at 14:51

22 September 2018, Manila, Philippines - Every time a typhoon or monsoon rains come in, Manila Bay spews trash back inland, reminding us of the gravity of the plastic pollution problem in the Philippines.

After Ompong, Monde Nissin, JBC Food Corporation top plastic waste count in Pasig River

Press release | September 17, 2018 at 14:54

17 September 2018, Manila, Philippines – After the rains brought by the tail end of Typhoon Ompong caused flooding, plastic pollution once again became more apparent in our streets and waterways. Greenpeace Philippines sampled the plastic wastes...

Greenpeace: 11th hour for the climate, it’s time for leadership to truly emerge

Press release | September 15, 2018 at 14:28

Manila / San Francisco, 14 September 2018 - Typhoon Mangkhut, one of the strongest storms of the year, is forecast to hit the north of the Philippines by the weekend before threatening Hong Kong and Macau. In the Atlantic, Hurricane Florence made...

“Food crisis is result of lack of government direction” -- Fisherfolk, farmers and...

Press release | September 13, 2018 at 14:00

QUEZON CITY, 13 September 2018 --- Government needs a coordinated plan in place to ensure the country’s food and nutrition security. This was the recurring theme in the presentations and arguments during the roundtable discussions held today to...

World’s top climate experts to testify in landmark investigation into fossil fuel...

Press release | August 28, 2018 at 12:42

Quezon City, Philippines, 28 August 2018 - Some of the world’s most highly-regarded climate change science, policy, research, and legal experts will appear as witnesses in the ongoing hearings by the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines...

Greenpeace, NCCA, and KWF release Balagtasan video on National Heroes’ Day

Press release | August 27, 2018 at 14:51

Manila, Philippines, 27 August 2018—On National Heroes’ Day, Greenpeace, together with the National Commission on Culture & the Arts (NCCA) and the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) released a video, “Dagat o Gubat,” a Balagtasan piece by local...

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