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Water

Topic | 4 November, 2009 at 16:46

Water is central to our lives but it is also the world's most threatened essential resource. Some of the worst industrial pollution is contaminating the world's most vulnerable water resources.

A Gap between your Words and the Truth

Blog entry by Ashov Birry | 25 April, 2013 8 comments

Last week Greenpeace International released the results of an investigation, which revealed that Gap Inc. (the company behind global brands including Banana Republic, Old Navy and its namesake Gap) is in business with a polluting...

Chemistry for any weather

Blog entry by Ieva Vilimaviciute | 12 December, 2013

Here in Europe, winter has well and truly arrived and the cold is setting in. This is the one time of the year when even the most hardenned fashionistas put comfort before style - digging out those thick gloves and warm winter jackets...

Li-Ning and C&A join Adidas, H&M, Nike and Puma in tackling fashion industry's toxic...

Press release | 21 November, 2011 at 12:00

Amsterdam, 21 November 2011 - Greenpeace today welcomed the 'Joint Roadmap' (1) published by international clothing companies Adidas, H&M, Nike and Puma, as an important step towards the elimination of all releases of hazardous substances from...

Greenpeace challenges Adidas and Nike to champion a toxic-free future

Press release | 13 July, 2011 at 6:53

Beijing, July 13th 2011 - Greenpeace activists displayed a banner with the message "Detox" at the main entrance of both the world's largest Adidas store and a nearby Nike store today in Beijing, calling on the sportswear giants to remove...

'Impossible is nothing' as Adidas join Nike and Puma in cleaning up their supply chain

Press release | 31 August, 2011 at 13:04

Beijing/Herzogenaurach, 30th August 2011 - Adidas, the world's second largest sportswear brand, has responded (1) to the Greenpeace 'Detox' challenge by committing to zero discharge of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and...

Greenpeace Uses Instagram and Auto-tuned News to Help Consumers Challenge Big Brands

Press release | 15 March, 2012 at 17:27

Amsterdam, 15 March 2012: To mark the 50th anniversary of World Consumer Rights Day, Greenpeace today celebrated the role of consumers in changing corporate behavior by launching a musical video and a people-powered instagram competition which...

Six months later: communities are still suffering from one of Brazil’s worst...

Blog entry by Alan Azevedo | 6 May, 2016

Six months have passed since one of the worst environmental tragedies in Brazil’s history: the Samarco dam collapse . On 5 November, 2015, Samarco’s mining waste dam gave way, releasing a torrent of contaminated mud that killed 19...

‘These are our prayers in action’  –  a look at life in the #NoDAPL Resistance camps

Blog entry by Peter Dakota Molof | 18 October, 2016

For months, the Standing Rock Sioux and allies have been protecting their water by resisting construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would carry 500,000 barrels of oil a day from North Dakota to Illinois in the United States.

Toxic Threads: Putting Pollution on Parade

Publication | 4 December, 2012 at 4:30

How textile manufacturers are hiding their toxic trail. A new investigation by Greenpeace International has found a wide range of hazardous substances in the effluent of communal wastewater treatment plants from two industrial zones in China, as...

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