Today was a
day I have at times feared might never come, but I’ve just emerged from a
packed press conference in Jakarta for the launch of Asia Pulp & Paper’s
new ‘Forest Conservation Policy’ aimed to end its involvement in deforestation.
Rubbish piled up on the barren ground of the tar sands outside Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
President Obama has just said no to the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, which was to carry tar sands oil from Alberta to Texas. Despite a fierce lobbying campaign by oil companies and by Canada's Harper government, Obama spiked the pipeline - in part thanks to an unprecedented and global grassroots uprising.
Posted by Eoin D — 15 December 2011 at 2:01pm
After nearly two years of mobilising,
agitating and negotiating to green Facebook, the internet giant has today
announced its goal to run on clean, renewable energy. More than 700,000 people
from all over the world joined to make this possible! Facebook's message to
energy producers is clear: invest now in renewable energy, and move away from
Ken dumps Barbie: how our campaign launched in June
You read that right – following over half a
million emails sent by you, Barbie has realised that toying with deforestation
is no game. Mattel, the company behind Barbie, has decided that being involved
in the destruction of Indonesia's
rainforests is bad for business as well as the planet, and has dropped
deforestation from its production line.
A sea lion swims near Greenpeace divers with the banner "Marine Reserves Now" in the Gulf of California
Greenpeace Mexico oceans campaigner Alejandro Olivera, reveals how the thriving 20-year old marine reserve at Cabo Pulmo, which has seen fish increase by 463 per cent in ten years to become the world's most successful, is now under threat from massive local development...
Greenpeace activists hang up banners at Adidas store in Helsinki
Within hours of Nike's
announcement on 18 August to champion a toxic-free future,
Greenpeace activists in cities around the world headed to their nearest
Adidas store with huge Detox stickers to rebrand the shop windows and
Nike commits to champion a toxic-free future. Can Adidas top that?
The world's number one sportswear brand, Nike, has accepted our Detox challenge:
today it has officially committed to eliminating all hazardous chemicals
across its entire supply chain, and the entire life-cycle of its
products by 2020. This is a major win for our campaign to protect the
planet’s precious water, and create a toxic-free future.
Activists in Bangkok streaked for an international action of over 600 people in 29 cities in 10 countries
By Eoin from our International office:Hats off to Puma, the third largest
sportswear company in the world, for publicly committing today to
eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals from its entire product
lifecycle and across its whole supply chain by 2020.