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Draft E-waste Rule is Progressive and Inclusive: Greenpeace

Press release | May 25, 2010 at 16:52

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today called for a swift adoption of the Draft E-Waste (Management & Handling) Rule, 2010 by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and said that it was by far the most progressive and fundamentally robust...

Greenpeace welcomes government’s move on notifying e-waste rule

Press release | May 7, 2010 at 14:06

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today announced that it welcomes the notification of the draft e-waste (Management & Handling) Rule, 2010 based on Extended Producer Responsibility principle by The Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoEF) for public...

Samsung = Broken Promises

Press release | March 3, 2010 at 5:30

BRUSSELS, Belgium — Greenpeace climbers today scaled the Benelux headquarters of the Korean electronic giant Samsung, sticking the message “Samsung = Broken Promises” in giant letters onto the front of the building. The peaceful protest is...

Wipro victory

Press release | August 26, 2008 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — The demand by IT and consumer electronic brands for a comprehensive law embracing IPR (1) in India to tackle impending e-waste crisis is getting louder as brands have started openly pitching for this. Close on the heels of...

Vast amounts of hazardous electronic waste unaccounted for

Press release | February 21, 2008 at 5:30

The fate of large quantities of electronic waste is unknown, says Toxic Tech: Not in Our Backyard, released today by Greenpeace. While some electronic waste may be accounted for, by storage in attics or garages, much may be disposed of with mixed...

E-waste: Industry, NGOs and researchers agree on need for action, will government pay...

Feature story | August 24, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Though they might have deferred on the strategies and methods, all participants at Greenpeace’s seminar on Extended Producer Responsibility in an Indian Context were agreed that quick and effective measures were need to check...

Green my Apple Bears Fruit

Feature story | June 4, 2007 at 1:03

This is the story of a "people power victory." It's the story of the Greening of Apple.

Rainbow Warrior Sails into Grand Welcome;

Press release | December 6, 2003 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — “Welcome back, Rainbow Warrior!” Colourful placards, a brass band and an enthusiastic group of supporters welcomed the Greenpeace Ship Rainbow Warrior, which was allowed to dock at Mumbai early this morning after 7 days of waiting...

Rainbow Warrior to target Corporate Criminals; Greenpeace demands an International...

Press release | November 7, 2003 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — Greenpeace today launched Rainbow Warrior's Corporate Accountability Tour of India, and announced their intention to intensify campaigns against corporations that flout national and international legislations to commit crimes...

Symbols of shame for national delegates at UN Basel Convention

Press release | October 23, 2003 at 5:30

GENEVA, Switzerland — Greenpeace offered a symbol of shame to each national delegation at the United Nations Basel Convention meeting in Geneva today

Greenpeace activists arrested for demanding immediate action to stop poisoning of Periyar

Press release | October 23, 2003 at 5:30

TRIVANDRUM, India — Police arrested six Greenpeace activisits participating in a peaceful protest outside the residence of the Minister of State (Kerala) for Health, Mr. P Sankaran, in Thiruvananthapuram today. The activists had arrived at his...

Supreme Court Ruling will Empower Campaign Against Hazardous Ship-Breaking: Greenpeace

Press release | October 16, 2003 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — The Supreme Court of India has formulated explicit guidelines for the ship-breaking industry at Alang. Greenpeace welcomes this strongly-worded Supreme Court order, and trusts that this will mark a turning point in its campaign...

Hesperus Halted on Alang Anchorage

Press release | September 23, 2003 at 5:30

ALANG/ BANGALORE, India — Indian customs authorities today denied permission to Hesperus, a Norwegian LPG tanker to beach for breaking at Alang following an alert raised by Greenpeace. Greenpeace had demanded a complete inventory of toxic...

Greenpeace health studies confirm rise in disease and death due to unmitigated...

Press release | September 10, 2003 at 5:30

COCHIN, India — Greenpeace today confirmed that the unchecked pollution at Eloor industrial estate near Cochin has resulted in increased rates of disease and death amongst the local population Diseases like Cancer, congenital birth-defects,...

Death is All in a Day's Work

Press release | April 28, 2003 at 5:30

ALANG/ MUMBAI, India — The Ship-Breaking yards at Alang have become synonymous with death, disease and despair, says G. Ananthapadmanabhan, Executive Director, Greenpeace India.

Go Go Exports to Close Down: KPCB

Press release | April 22, 2003 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — In a move being counted as a victory for the people of villages in the Dodballapur Industrial Area (DIA), the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) issued a notice of immediate closure to M/S Go Go Exports and...

Greenpeace accuses shipping industry of profiting from poison

Press release | October 5, 2002 at 5:30

ALANG, India — Greenpeace activists boarded a ship in Antwerp harbour yesterday to investigate whether it contains hazardous materials and to start preparing a preliminary public inventory of findings. The environmental organisation and an...

Hold Dow Liable for Bhopal, Mumbai activists demand

Press release | September 1, 2002 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — The Government of India should include American multinational Dow Chemical in the ongoing criminal case on the world’s worst industrial disaster in Bhopal in December 1984, demanded Greenpeace, other NGOs from the National...

Lever Ex-workers go on Hunger Strike to Condemn Company

Press release | April 23, 2001 at 5:30

KODAIKANAL, India — Ex-workers from Hindustan Lever's (HLL) mercury thermometer factory went on a day-long hunger strike to expose the company's "unrepentant and insensitive attitude" in the ongoing controversy regarding the company's hazardous...

Greens oppose scheme to dump toxic mercury in India

Press release | November 28, 1999 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — US and India-based activist groups have joined hands to prevent the export of a 118 ton-stockpile of used and toxic mercury from the United States to an undisclosed destination in India, according to Indian citizen groups...

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