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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...

Detox Facts

Background | 8 July, 2011 at 3:19

A Greenpeace investigation has uncovered links between a number of major clothing brands and textile factories in China that are releasing hazardous chemicals into the environment. Here are the facts...

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...

Dirty Laundry

Publication | 13 July, 2011 at 5:00

A new investigative report from Greenpeace, 'Dirty Laundry', profiles the problem of toxic water pollution resulting from the release of hazardous chemicals by the textile industry in China. The investigations focuses on two facilities that were...

Dirty Laundry

Video | 13 July, 2011 at 14:55

Watch the campaign background video to see how we follow the toxic trail: from the pollution at the pipe, to factories that make our clothes, to the international clothing brands that have the power to change the system and Detox our future

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...

Nike vs. adidas detox striptease

Video | 28 July, 2011 at 12:45

Flashmobs in 29 cities, all at once! More than 600 people danced and stripped outside Adidas and Nike stores in 29 cities in 10 countries for Greenpeace's Detox Campaign to challenge the sportswear leaders to eliminate hazardous chemical releases...

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