Who are we?
The Greenpeace Environmental Trust is a registered charity (284934) and a company limited by guarantee (company number 1636817).
We were founded in 1982 with the objective of “furthering public understanding of and promoting the protection of world ecology and the natural environment”. What this means is that we exist to help protect the planet and do so in a number of charitable ways.
How do we work
As a registered charity we spend our funds on work that includes scientific research, investigations and promoting sustainable development.
As part of the wider Greenpeace movement we share a global vision for a green and peaceful future and our priority concerns include:
- Defending our oceans
- Protecting our ancient forests
- Tackling climate change, both nationally and globally