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Toxic Technology polluting scrap yards in China and India: Greenpeace

Press release | August 17, 2005 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today released a report of their scientific analysis of waste-waters, ashes, soils and sediments from electronic waste (e-waste) recycling yards in India and China. The report conclusively proves that toxic chemicals...

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

Feature story | October 22, 2003 at 5:30

TIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India — Police arrested (and subsequently released) 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.

Aurobindo Pharma responds to Greenpeace alert with action

Feature story | August 5, 2004 at 5:30

HYDERABAD, India — In a swift follow up on the promise they made to Greenpeace activists a week ago, Aurobindo Pharma in Patancheru has abided by a Supreme Court directive and put up a notice board with information on their hazardous material...

UN Urged To Help Rehabilitate Bhopal

Feature story | April 10, 2004 at 5:30

BHOPAL, India — The Bhopal delegation visited the United Nations to urge the organisation to end its "20-year long discriminatory stand" by intervening in Bhopal's continuing humanitarian disaster. "UN agencies such as WHO, ILO and UNICEF remain...

Bhopal Survivors bag Goldman Award- one of the most prestigious international...

Feature story | April 19, 2004 at 5:30

SAN FRANSISCO, United States — Long-term campaigners for justice and survivors of the world's worst chemical disaster, Rashida and Champa have won the Goldman award for leading a trade union struggle for the livelihood rights of more than 80...

Greenpeace study reveals increase in systemic diseases due to pollution in Medak...

Feature story | October 26, 2004 at 5:30

HYDERABAD, India — Greenpeace today released findings of the "State of Community health at Medak district", an epidemiological health study that reveals abnormally high rates of pollution related illnesses like cancer, heart diseases, asthma and...

Toxins in your TV, poisons in your PC?

Feature story | November 22, 2004 at 5:30

Toxic chemicals found in products like home electronics are polluting environments across the globe and traces of which are found in most newborn babies. Discover the good companies removing these poisons from their products and pressure the bad...

Single hull oil tanker decommissioning - a new environmental disaster for...

Feature story | December 8, 2004 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — Today Greenpeace handed over the report called "Destination unknown: European Single hull Oil Tankers-No place to go" to Dr. Kant Singh, Secretary General, The Council of EU Chambers of Commerce in India (in the absence of the...

Greenpeace study reveals E-Brands faltering on e-waste takeback in India

Press release | August 4, 2008 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Even as India heads for a looming e-waste crisis, most of the global electronic brands have no functioning e-waste takeback services in India. This is the case despite many of these brands providing a voluntary takeback service...

Greenpeace commends HCL’s green initiatives, urges the IT major to keep going green

Press release | September 18, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today complimented HCL for its recent commitments to move further towards offering clean products and taking back those that have reached the end of their life. Greenpeace activists visited HCL headquarters in Noida...

Enough greenwashing, its time to act, Greenpeace tells HCL

Press release | August 30, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace activists today staged a “shame-HCL” protest at the company’s headquarters in Noida, demanding that the company make clear and binding commitments to green its operations. Unfurling a banner that read “Hazardous...

Make producers responsible for India’s e-waste crisis: expert

Press release | August 20, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — This morning, Greenpeace activists knocked on the door of the Ministry of Information Technology, presenting it with a giant art installation of the globe in the clutches of hazardous e-waste – a reminder of the enormity of the...

Greenpeace lauds Wipro’s GreenWare initiative, asks rest of the E-industry to follow...

Press release | June 14, 2007 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Greenpeace today welcomed the launch of RoHS-compliant desktops and laptops by Wipro Infotech. By doing this, Wipro, as a responsible corporate leader, has taken the first step forward in addressing the issue of e-waste, even...

Chinese company tops Greenpeace "Green Ranking" of electronics industry

Feature story | April 5, 2007 at 16:02

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — The latest Greenpeace ranking of electronic manufacturers' recycling and toxic content policies has a couple of surprises: a previously low ranked Chinese company leaps to the number one spot, and Apple stays in last place.

HCL's new toxics phase-out policy is just eyewash: Greenpeace

Press release | March 23, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Terming HCL's new plan for toxics phase-out from their products just the beginning, Greenpeace today criticised the company for falling short of making any clear-cut commitment to clean up its act. Greenpeace feels the new...

Cutting edge contamination

Feature story | February 9, 2007 at 15:10

The electronics industry is often considered a 'clean' industry. But sleek shiny gadgets hide a darker side of the industry. Our new report 'Cutting Edge Contamination' exposes that some of the electronics industries' biggest brands, and their...

Hello? Steve? This is Green my Apple calling on the iPhone.

Feature story | January 15, 2007 at 11:02

SAN FRANCISCO, United States — It was holy week in Apple land, when all us loyal Mac fans turn to face the Macworld conference in San Francisco to hear where Apple is going to lead the consumer electronics industry next. But while we waited...

HP rises to the toxic challenge: will WIPRO follow?

Feature story | March 9, 2006 at 5:30

HANNOVER, Germany — Electronics giant Hewlett Packard has risen to the challenge we set them and committed to a phase out plan for a range of hazardous chemicals in its products. Now we are at the consumer electronics industry's biggest annual...

India, Egypt, France… the axis of amateurs?

Feature story | January 18, 2006 at 5:30

Here, in a very brittle nutshell, are the events of the past week.

Applied Thought! Wipro ready to meet Greenpeace challenge?

Feature story | November 23, 2005 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — When large corporations are challenged to change their business practices, they usually respond grudgingly, with tentative, half-baked measures – especially if the change benefits the planet, not necessarily their bottom lines.

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