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Hundreds striptease to challenge Nike and Adidas to #Detox

Blog entry by Eoin - Greenpeace International | July 24, 2011

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 | July 26, 2011

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...

How to lose a foot on fieldwork

Blog entry by Zhong Yu | August 2, 2011

Zhong Yu has worked for Greenpeace 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 | August 3, 2011

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...

Create a revolution in your wardrobe - part one

Blog entry by Louise | August 4, 2011

Has our Detox campaign made you think about your clothes and their hidden consequences?  You may already heart second hand, throwaway fashion makes you ill, and your mantra is quality not quantity. But how else can you align your...

Create a revolution in your wardrobe - part two

Blog entry by Nick Young | August 11, 2011

In the second half of our tips on greening your wardrobe - to help you clean up your clothing inspired by our Detox campaign - we look at saying no to child labour, questioning distressed denim, avoiding greenwash, spring cleaning,...

The Detox campaign is in full-flow - but we still need your help!

Blog entry by Josh | August 12, 2011

We’re confident Adidas or Nike will commit to leading a Detox revolution in the clothing industry, but it takes time. In the meantime, why not start your own fashion revolution in your wardrobe? Check out our guide to help you make...

Nike commits to champion a toxic-free future

Feature story | August 18, 2011 at 9:14

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...

Detox campaign hat trick: Adidas joins Nike and Puma

Blog entry by Nick Young | September 1, 2011

Adidas has just announced it's goign toxic free! This is great news for our environment, our rivers and the millions of people in China and elsewhere who depend on rivers for drinking water and agriculture. Without the coming...

40 years of Inspiring Action

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | September 16, 2011

Believe it or not, Greenpeace celebrates its 40 birthday today! To mark the occasion, Kumi Naidoo, our International Executive Director, calls on us all to take inspiration from that first Greenpeace voyage, and to demand a better...

Clickers and Stickers Make H&M Detox

Feature story | September 20, 2011 at 18:00

Clothing giant H&M has responded to a torrent of tweets, Facebook updates, and Detox sticker actions last week with a public commitment to Detox. Hazardous chemicals are out. Transparency and transformational change are in.

Detox is SEO Hot Right Now!

Blog entry by EoinD | September 21, 2011

Will you help us grab a top position in Google for " Detox "? If everyone with a blog reading this would link to our Detox campaign page - using the link word Detox (just like that) - we could rise to a top spot in web search...

Surfing the Detox wave

Blog entry by Tamara Stark | September 30, 2011

As you’ve heard, we’re now seeing a growing wave of clothing companies committing to eliminate toxic chemicals from their production processes. Four major clothing brands have recently come onboard and we’re certain that more...

The oil is less obvious but the problem is spreading

Blog entry by Dean Baigent-Mercer | October 16, 2011

The sun rose to lesser amounts of oil on the beaches of Tauranga. Even so, its removal was essential because it’s toxic and harmful to a range of wildlife and human health. The sunny day enticed hundreds of people out to help...

The Story of Broke: New Video and Interview with Annie Leonard

Blog entry by chris eaton | November 9, 2011

Are you sick and tired of corporate polluters not only destroying the environment but actively blocking the creation of a green economy for the 21st century? So is Annie Leonard, the film maker who has inspired millions with the ...

Google wrests control of Cool IT climate Leaderboard

Blog entry by Gary Cook | February 9, 2012

The tussle for the top of our Cool IT Leaderboard has taken its latest twist, with Google grabbing the top spot ahead of 20 other tech companies, including Cisco and Ericsson.  Pitching global IT companies against each other to...

Newsflash: #PeoplePower is challenging corporate madness, and winning!

Blog entry by Tommy Crawford | March 15, 2012

“Consumers by definition, include us all. They are the largest economic group, affecting and affected by almost every public and private economic decision. Yet they are the only important group... whose views are often not heard.” ...

Russia’s oil leaks – a forgotten disaster

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | May 25, 2012

It’s late in the evening, but the sun has not yet settled here in Usinsk in the northernmost part of Russia where my Russian colleague and I arrived in a storming blizzard a few days ago. Located just at the border of the Arctic,...

The power of knowing what’s in your water

Blog entry by Beau Baconguis | October 12, 2012

The Citarum River in West Java, Indonesia, supports agriculture, water supplies, fisheries, industry, sewerage and electricity. It’s the lifeblood of the community around it.  But like so many other waterways in Southeast Asia,...

Full marks for Marks & Spencer

Blog entry by Martin Besieux | October 25, 2012

Encouraging a fashion behemoth to change the way it produces clothing is no small task. But armed with the facts and the collective power of supporters like you, we are able to achieve the sort of success story we are announcing...

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