Greenpeace Press Releases

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Green groups to Nestlé: “Own up, pay up, clean up your act!”

Press release | April 10, 2019 at 12:33

Manila, Philippines — A day before Nestlé’s Annual General Meeting, over a hundred activists belonging to the global #breakfreefromplastic movement trooped to Nestlé’s Philippine headquarters today to demand accountability for their role in...

Plastic invades ‘centre of the centre’ of global biodiversity hotspot

Press release | April 4, 2019 at 11:00

Batangas- Greenpeace Philippines has documented plastic pollution in Verde Island Passage, as the group deployed its iconic ship, the Rainbow Warrior, to investigate plastic pollution in the Philippines.

Groundbreaking scientific study maps out how to protect a third of the world’s oceans...

Press release | April 4, 2019 at 8:04

London – As governments meet at the UN to negotiate towards an historic Global Ocean Treaty, a groundbreaking study by leading marine biologists has mapped out how to protect over a third of the world’s oceans by 2030, a target that scientists...

Greenpeace statement on the high ranking of Philippine cities in World Air Quality Report

Press release | March 7, 2019 at 14:00

Manila- Greenpeace expressed caution in interpreting the findings of the AirVisual 2018 World Air Quality Report ranking Philippine cities the cleanest in Southeast Asia, pointing out the inadequacies of the country’s existing air monitoring...

Nestlé and Unilever named top plastic polluters following Philippines brand and waste...

Press release | March 7, 2019 at 13:30

Manila, Philippines – Nestlé and Unilever are responsible for a quarter of the branded throwaway plastic driving the plastic pollution crisis in the Philippines, according to a report published today by the Global Alliance for Incinerator...

Latest air pollution data ranks world’s cities worst to best

Press release | March 5, 2019 at 8:25

Jakarta, Indonesia, 5 March 2019 -Air pollution will take an estimated seven million lives globally in the next year, while costing the world’s economy nearly 225 billion USD. [1] [2] The latest data compiled in the IQAir AirVisual 2018 World Air...

Landmark CHR investigation into corporate responsibility for climate change to...

Press release | December 11, 2018 at 18:02

Manila, Philippines, 11 December 2018. – A day after International Human Rights Day, the landmark investigation looking into the responsibility of 47 coal, oil, gas and cement companies for human rights violations suffered by the Filipino people,...

Breakthrough as world’s largest palm oil trader gives forest destroyers nowhere to hide

Press release | December 11, 2018 at 12:37

Singapore- The world’s largest palm oil trader, Wilmar International, has published a detailed action plan to map and monitor all of its suppliers. If implemented, this would put the palm oil giant, which supplies 40% of the world’s palm oil, one...

Greenpeace: Only five out of 23 tuna canneries in Southeast Asia make the grade  


Press release | December 5, 2018 at 12:21

Manila — Greenpeace Southeast Asia today released its latest tuna cannery ranking evaluating 23 canneries and brands from the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia based on their policies on sustainability, transparency and equitability. In the Sea...

'Recycling’ from developed world dumped in Malaysia and left to rot

Press release | November 27, 2018 at 10:00

Kuala Lumpur- Malaysia is the new dumping site for plastic ‘recycling’ from more than 19 countries, including the US, UK and Australia, according to new research released today by Greenpeace Malaysia. “The Recycling Myth” report has uncovered...

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