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Leather industry giant moves to end Amazon destruction

Feature story | 14 August, 2009 at 17:14

Bertin, the world’s largest leather exporter is joining the fight against deforestation and climate change and is finally doing the right thing and backing the call for a moratorium on buying cattle from farms responsible for Amazon deforestation.

Deforestation and slave labour still linked to Brazilian cattle industry

Blog entry by Paulo Adario, Amazon Campaign Director | 15 April, 2011 4 comments

A cattle farm in the Amazon - from the Greenpeace International report ' Slaughtering the Amazon '. Image: Daniel Beltrá A 2 billian Reais lawsuit (that’s $900 million USD) was launched yesterday against 14 slaughterhouses in...

Nike & Adidas: Detox the world's water

Feature story | 12 July, 2011 at 15:32

Game on, Nike and Adidas. Greenpeace is calling you out to see which one of you is stronger on the flats, quicker on the breaks, turns faster and plays harder at a game we're calling 'Detox': Who'll be the first to take action and eliminate...

XM3N mannequins reveal their mission: To challenge Nike and Adidas to "Detox"

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 15 July, 2011

Having mysteriously quit their day-jobs as retail store mannequins to spend a few weeks appearing at some of the world's most iconic locations bearing the Chinese symbol for water on their bodies , the XM3N have had a busy 48 hours...

Hundreds strip to challenge Nike and Adidas to Detox

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 23 July, 2011 16 comments

Would you take your clothes off and dance in public for a cause? Well more than 600 brave people did just that today, outside Adidas and Nike highstreet stores in 29 cities in 10 countries--to challenge the sportswear leaders to...

Puma leaps ahead of Nike and Adidas in Detox Challenge

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 26 July, 2011 13 comments

Hats off to Puma, the third largest sportswear company in the world, for publicly committing today to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals from its entire product lifecycle and across its whole supply chain by 2020. The...

Get Involved: Form a Twitter Team for Detox!

Blog entry by Josh S | 28 July, 2011 3 comments

As you may have heard, we’ve laid down a Detox Challenge to the world’s leading sports brands, including Nike and Adidas. We want to know who will be the first to champion a toxic-free future by removing toxic chemicals from their...

How to lose a foot on fieldwork

Blog entry by Zhong Yu | 1 August, 2011 7 comments

Zhong Yu has worked for Greenpeace in China for over seven years. She writes about the undercover research behind  our latest report  exposing the terrible impact that  China’s growing textile industry is having on the country’s rivers...

Design for Detox: Challenge Nike and Adidas by getting creative!

Blog entry by Josh S | 2 August, 2011 4 comments

We’re giving you the chance to redesign the Nike and Adidas logos to better reflect their truly toxic practices, help them see the error of their ways and challenge them to become champions of a toxic-free future . A logo is one...

Nike commits to champion a toxic-free future

Feature story | 18 August, 2011 at 1:14

The world's #1 sportswear brand, Nike, has accepted our Detox challenge: today it has officially committed to eliminating all hazardous chemicals across its entire supply chain, and the entire life-cycle of its products by 2020. This is a major...

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