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WTO: The real face of free trade

Feature story | December 12, 2005 at 9:30

HONG KONG, China — A child sits in a mountain of electronic waste, covered in toxic chemicals, pulling apart components to retrieve tiny bits of metal; this is the face of free trade your government does not want you to see. As trade ministers...

Cool IT

Hub | September 23, 2010 at 14:44

The power of ICT as future solution provider contrasts with its rising carbon footprint. Indian ICT sector is responsible for 10 % of global ICT emission and with an annual growth rate of 12-16 % this will further grow to make India second...

Tox Tech

Hub | September 23, 2010 at 15:15

Greenpeace India is working to solve e-waste crisis by pushing electronic manufacturers to accept responsibility of entire life-cycle of their products including end of the life stage. Electronic manufacturers can solve this crisis by phasing out...

Philips’ new recycling policy shifts financial burden away from the consumer,...

Press release | March 3, 2009 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Greenpeace India welcomes Philips’ recent announcement of change in its recycling policy. Last week, Philips confirmed that the consumers should no longer bear the cost for recycling of Philips products directly paid as...

Lobby for Law in India, Greenpeace asks Hewlett-Packard

Press release | August 19, 2008 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Hewlett-Packard (HP) employees at the company’s corporate office here were greeted by a message “Lobby for Law,” painted on the bodies of Greenpeace activists today morning. The message was directed at HP, asking the brand to...

Illegal e-waste exposed

Feature story | June 16, 2008 at 12:22

A container of electronic waste (e-waste) from Port of Oakland in the United States was intercepted in Hong Kong by Greenpeace activists. After months of research, we determined that the container was destined for Sanshui district in mainland...

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...

Greenpeace renews call for design-out-toxics at ELCOMP

Press release | September 13, 2007 at 5:30

New Delhi,12 Sept, 2007: Greenpeace today renewed its call for design-out-toxics from all electronic products at the backdrop of ELCOMP India 2007, the electronic trade fair at Pragati Maidan. Greenpeace urged the gathering of electronic...

Tasty news from Apple!

Feature story | May 3, 2007 at 15:58

We are cheering! Steve Jobs has decided to bring us closer to the greener apple that Mac users all over the world have been asking for.

HP and Apple's toxic laptops exposed

Feature story | September 19, 2006 at 5:30

Some of the best-known laptops are contaminated with some of the worst toxic chemicals. Of the five top brands we tested Hewlett-Packard and Apple laptops showed the worst contamination levels.

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.

What about a takeback service for every electronic product you sell in India?

Press release | August 12, 2008 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace activists dressed as Samsung mobile phones and television paid a visit to the company's Corporate Head office at Nehru Place here today to demand that the company start a take-back service for all its discarded...

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature story | August 6, 2008 at 5:30

The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous...

Greenpeace urges Nokia: Tell HCL to go green

Press release | September 5, 2007 at 5:30

GURGAON/NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today urged Nokia, the market leader in mobile phones in India, to review its business partnership with HCL if the later does not stop producing hazardous computers. Greenpeace activists taking along a huge...

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...

Wipro marches ahead of Dell and Samsung to the Toxics free punch

Feature story | February 4, 2010 at 5:30

In a classis case of David and Goliath, one of India’s biggest IT service provider (but relatively small PC manufacturing company), Wipro, has beaten giants like Dell, Samsung, Lenovo and LGE to the finish line in producing a computer, which is...

Three activists land in police custody after being roughed up by the security staff

Press release | August 7, 2008 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — Greenpeace activists, carrying boxes on their head to symbolically highlight Philips electronic waste (e-waste), revisited Philips' office at Technopolis Knowledge Park here to remind the company that given the looming e-waste...

Greenpeace activists return e-waste to Philips, ask the company to stop practicing...

Press release | June 10, 2008 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — Greenpeace activists today returned electronic waste (e-waste) to Philips' head office here asking the company to immediately stop practicing double standard on take-back of its end-of-life products in India

Cops arrest Greenpeace activists, government ignores illegal e-waste import

Press release | October 4, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today confronted the Union Commerce Ministry with evidence of the ongoing illegal import of electronic wastes into the country, in the name of reuse and charity. Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to Udyog...

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...

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