Greenpeace Press Releases

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New standards for ‘sustainable’ palm oil must be enforced immediately

Press release | November 15, 2018 at 23:02

“New standards for ‘sustainable’ palm oil must be enforced immediately”, says Greenpeace

Survivors fight for climate justice in London, five years after Philippines’ deadliest...

Press release | November 6, 2018 at 13:02

London/Manila – Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines – the deadliest storm to hit the country – are in London to give personal testimonies at a landmark inquiry to determine whether the world’s largest carbon producers are...

Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Danone, Mars, Pepsi and Unilever sign global plastics pledge but...

Press release | October 29, 2018 at 16:00

Bali, Indonesia- Greenpeace has cautiously welcomed the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment announced today by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), saying that it allows for too much flexibility. Coke, Danone, Mars, Pepsi and Unilever are...

Global survey reveals FMCG companies’ contribution to plastic pollution crisis

Press release | October 23, 2018 at 13:14

Jakarta– Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) corporations are a predominant force behind the throwaway economic model driving the plastic pollution crisis, according to a comprehensive sector survey Greenpeace International released today. None of...

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé found to be worst plastic polluters worldwide in...

Press release | October 9, 2018 at 8:33

Manila, Philippines – Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé were the most frequent companies identified in 239 cleanups and brand audits spanning 42 countries and six continents, the Break Free From Plastic movement announced today. Over 187,000 pieces...

Exxon, Shell, Chevron face inquiry hearing for human rights violations in New York

Press release | September 28, 2018 at 0:36

New York, 27 September 2018 - An inquiry hearing on 47 multinational corporations including Exxon, Shell, and Chevron for their possible responsibility in violating the human rights of Filipino citizens, by knowingly creating climate risks...

Greenpeace occupies refinery loaded with dirty palm oil in Indonesia

Press release | September 25, 2018 at 10:11

Bitung North Sulawesi, Indonesia - Thirty Greenpeace activists are currently occupying a palm oil refinery belonging to Wilmar International, the world’s largest palm oil trader and supplies major brands including Colgate, Mondelez, Nestlé and...

Time for a ban on deforestation for palm oil, not a moratorium

Press release | September 21, 2018 at 17:41

Jakarta, 21 September - Indonesia’s President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has partially frozen new palm oil concessions in Indonesia for the next three years. [1] The moratorium only applies to land controlled by the Ministry of Forestry and does not...

World’s biggest brands still linked to rainforest destruction

Press release | September 19, 2018 at 11:00

Jakarta, Wednesday 19 September 2018 - Palm oil suppliers to the world’s largest brands, including Unilever, Nestlé, Colgate-Palmolive and Mondelez, have destroyed an area of rainforest almost twice the size of Singapore in less than three years,...

UN Ocean Treaty negotiations – Greenpeace response

Press release | September 17, 2018 at 22:00

New York– As the first round of UN negotiations towards a historic UN Ocean Treaty draws to a close, Dr Sandra Schoettner of Greenpeace’s global ocean sanctuaries campaign, said: “Oceans beyond national borders cover almost half of our planet...

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