Greenpeace Press Releases

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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, 27 November 2018 - 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”...

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...

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