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Apple takes first steps to Detox its manufacturing supply chain

Blog entry by Yixiu Wu | 15 August, 2014 2 comments

China is often referred to as the world's factory; manufacturing more than half of all the computers and mobile phones produced worldwide. Living in China and working for Greenpeace, I have seen first-hand the destructive impacts this...

In Fashion Duel, Valentino proves 'Green' really is the new 'Black'

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | 7 February, 2013 12 comments

At the start of November, Greenpeace threw down the gauntlet to 15 top Italian and French luxury fashion brands, challenging these companies with 25 'uncomfortable' questions about their supply chains. Why? Every day another...

Big fashion brands hide toxic pollution scandal in China

Press release | 4 December, 2012 at 5:08

Beijing, 4 December 2012 – Greenpeace International investigations have revealed dumping of industrial waste water with a wide range of hazardous substances from two Industrial Zones located in China’s most important textile manufacturing base.

Greenpeace exposes hazardous chemicals in high street fashion

Press release | 20 November, 2012 at 4:04

Beijing, 20 November, 2012 – High street fashion brands are selling clothing contaminated with hazardous chemicals that break down to form hormone-disrupting or even cancer-causing chemicals when released into the environment, according to a...

Levi’s bows to global people power: bans toxic fashion

Press release | 13 December, 2012 at 14:12

Amsterdam, December 13, 2012 – The world’s largest denim brand, Levi’s, today committed to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and products by 2020, following public pressure in response to...

Exposed: Levi's, big fashion brands, caught out in Mexican pollution scandal

Press release | 5 December, 2012 at 15:30

Mexico City, 5 December 2012 – Greenpeace International investigations have revealed dumping of industrial wastewater containing toxic and hazardous chemicals from two of Mexico’s biggest textile manufacturing facilities. These facilities supply...

Limited Brands commits to Detox after Victoria’s Secret is exposed

Press release | 22 January, 2013 at 10:47

Amsterdam, January 22, 2013 – Limited Brands, owner of iconic underwear labels Victoria’s Secret and La Senza, today committed to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its global supply chain and across all of its brands and...

Polluting Paradise: Big brands including Gap exposed in Indonesian toxic water scandal

Press release | 17 April, 2013 at 10:13

Jakarta, 17 April 2013 – Greenpeace International investigations have revealed the dumping of industrial wastewater containing a cocktail of toxic and hazardous chemicals, and caustic water, directly into the Citarum River, West Java.

World’s biggest coal company Shenhua to stop exploiting groundwater in China

Press release | 8 April, 2014 at 13:12

Beijing, 8 April 2014 – The Shenhua Group, the world's biggest coal producer by volume, is to stop extracting groundwater for their flagship coal-to-liquid project in Inner Mongolia’s Ordos - an area struggling with severe water shortages...

New report reveals a luxury we can’t afford

Press release | 17 February, 2014 at 8:29

Rome, 17 February 2014 – As Milan fashion week gets under way, Greenpeace International today revealed [1] that the same hazardous chemicals used in the manufacturing of fast fashion are used by ‘exclusive’ luxury brands - including Versace,...

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