Our Mission

Our goal is to ensure the ability of the earth to nurture life in all its diversity.

That means we want to:

Our Core Values

Transparency and Accountability

Greenpeace works actively to ensure transparency and public accountability in its campaigning, fundraising and financial management practices.

Annually, Greenpeace International reports publicly on our economic, environmental and social performance. Learn more about our work on our Annual Reports page here.

Integrity System

“Our mission to protect the planet must not blind us to the reality of the work we have to keep doing to build and maintain our own organisation as a safe space for creative, collaborative activism. There can be no peace without equity and no sustainability without peace.” – Jennifer Morgan, Greenpeace International Executive Director.

As Greenpeace our success depends on building a movement of people with the courage and conviction to help build a better world. The strength of this movement as well as the integrity and reputation of Greenpeace depends on the ability of its people to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct.

The responsibility for upholding this integrity is shared and upheld by each staff member, in each NRO, and every country that we operate in as they work with communities to promote a green and peaceful future for us all.

This means we must have a strong framework to ensure our commitment to creating a working environment where people are not exposed to harassment, abuse, or discrimination.

Read more about the Greenpeace Integrity System here.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Seven principles to guide us

1. We believe that an equitable, diverse and inclusive Greenpeace is essential to delivering effective campaigns, sparking a billion acts of courage, and achieving our mission of creating a sustainable and peaceful planet.

2. Equity, diversity and inclusion reflect our core organisational values and our moral values as human beings.

3. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining a diverse and talented community of volunteers, crew and staff.

4. We create a safe and inclusive culture where all people treat each other with respect and dignity.

5. We value and rely on collaboration based on the diversity of our ideas, perspectives, and experiences to make wise decisions and create effective outcomes.

6. Everyone is supported to learn, lead and grow, while barriers or potential tensions are identified and actions are taken to address them.

7. We all share accountability and responsibility for diversity and inclusion.

What do we mean by Equity, Diversity and Inclusion?

Embracing diversity* means celebrating the similarities and differences that makes each person unique.

Inclusion is the means by which we put diversity in action, for example, the policies, procedures, and practices that an organisation puts in place to create inclusive organisational culture, where people with any kind of background can feel they belong.

Equity guides us to do what is necessary in order to have justice at Greenpeace, by being fair and impartial. There is no justice without equity.

*Diversity (includes, but is not limited to) age, gender, marital or civil partnership status, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, socioeconomic status, pregnancy or maternity, or sexual orientation.