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Greenpeace Canada Supports FSC Responsible Forestry Standard
Greenpeace Canada Supports FSC Responsible Forestry Standard

2 weeks ago - In June, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Canada celebrated the first anniversary of its new responsible forest management standard — which has received strong support from industry and NGOs alike.

Practitioners Across Industries Embracing Their Role in Ensuring Health of Our Ocean
Practitioners Across Industries Embracing Their Role in Ensuring Health of Our Ocean

9 months ago - Looking ahead to Sustainable Brands Oceans (14-16 November 2019 in Porto, Portugal), we caught up with Katherine Bryar — Head of Global Branding and Communications at BioMar — to find out what’s in store.

Brazilian Telenovela Brings Plight of the Amazon to Global Audiences
Brazilian Telenovela Brings Plight of the Amazon to Global Audiences

1 year ago - The Brazilian drama thriller aims to raise awareness of the threats to the rainforest, indigenous communities and society at large, by bringing these threats closer to home.

World's Largest Palm Oil Trader Gives Forest Destroyers Nowhere to Hide
World's Largest Palm Oil Trader Gives Forest Destroyers Nowhere to Hide

1 year ago - After an intensive global campaign by Greenpeace, Wilmar International has published a detailed action plan to map and monitor its palm oil suppliers. This week, the world’s largest palm oil trader, Wilmar International, 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 percent of the world’s palm oil — one step closer to finally eliminating deforestation from its supply chain, and would have major implications for the rest of the industry.

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Why Online Retailers Are in Danger of Losing the 'Retail Wars'
Why Online Retailers Are in Danger of Losing the 'Retail Wars'

1 year ago - It’s a conflict which threatens to change the way we eat, shop and live. But unless you pay attention to the business pages, you may not have heard of the “retail wars.” For the uninitiated, ‘retail wars’ is the name given to the intensifying conflict between online retailers and their more traditional, physical counterparts over an increasingly crowded retail space.

Iceland's Banned Ad Had the Potential to Democratise Sustainability
Iceland's Banned Ad Had the Potential to Democratise Sustainability

1 year ago - The news last week that the Christmas advert from Iceland — a UK supermarket chain specializing in frozen food — has been banned is a bad decision. Iceland’s advert — a repackaging of a short, animated film by Greenpeace released earlier this year with a powerful, consumer-friendly sustainability message — shows a brand that is trying to do good work by improving its impact on the world.

Greenpeace Finds US Retailers Have Vastly Improved Seafood Sustainability — in Some Areas
Greenpeace Finds US Retailers Have Vastly Improved Seafood Sustainability — in Some Areas

1 year ago - The 10th edition of Greenpeace’s Carting Away the Oceans report, released this week, found that while grocery retailers across the US have vastly improved on providing sustainable seafood, many have largely failed to take significant action on other issues pertinent to achieving sustainability in this area.

Greenpeace: Clothing Industry Showing Progress Toward Detox Commitments
Greenpeace: Clothing Industry Showing Progress Toward Detox Commitments

2 years ago - For the first time, Greenpeace has released a report on the progress of its Detox campaign to eliminate hazardous chemicals from clothing production by 2020. The 80 companies who have signed on over the first seven years of the initiative represent a combined 15 percent of global clothing production — and all of them are “making good progress” to cut 11 priority chemicals and improve transparency.

Trending: Single-Use Plastics Continue to be Tossed – By Brands, Nations Imposing Bans
Trending: Single-Use Plastics Continue to be Tossed – By Brands, Nations Imposing Bans

2 years ago - It’s a tough time to be a plastic straw producer. Over the past few months, it seems the message has broken through that plastic straws are harmful to the environment – and marine life in particular – that phase outs and bans are warranted.

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Over 1M People Join Greenpeace Call to Corporates to #BreakFreeFromPlastic
Over 1M People Join Greenpeace Call to Corporates to #BreakFreeFromPlastic

2 years ago - Around the globe, over one million individuals have signed petitions, taken to stores and restaurants, and posted photos of ridiculous packaging on social media to call out corporations for their massive single-use plastic footprints.

Slavery Risk Tool Allows Businesses to Identify Human Rights Violations in Seafood Supply Chains
Slavery Risk Tool Allows Businesses to Identify Human Rights Violations in Seafood Supply Chains

2 years ago - The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch® program, already the global standard for environmentally responsible seafood, has created a new tool that allows businesses to assess the potential risk of forced labor, human trafficking and child labor in fisheries.

Can Huawei Crack the US Market Without Environmental Credentials?
Can Huawei Crack the US Market Without Environmental Credentials?

2 years ago - Your bus shelter and web browser may soon be blanketed with ads promoting “The best phone you’ve never heard of," heralding the arrival of a new smartphone that has finally come to town. Who is this mysterious “newcomer”? None other than Chinese IT giant Huawei. Huawei, which is already the world’s third-largest smartphone maker, announced this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas the arrival of its flagship smartphone, the Mate 10 Pro, to the US market.

Trending: Step Change in Design, Recycling Efforts Essential for Addressing E-Waste
Trending: Step Change in Design, Recycling Efforts Essential for Addressing E-Waste

2 years ago - In today’s digitally dependent world, e-waste management is a critical issue that requires urgent attention from both the public and private sector.

As EMF Calls for New Textiles Economy, H&M Clothing Powers Swedish Incinerators
As EMF Calls for New Textiles Economy, H&M Clothing Powers Swedish Incinerators

2 years ago - Sweden is a leader in waste-to-energy generation and earlier this year, the country began powering its incineration plants with trash purchased from neighboring countries. With less than one percent of Swedish household waste sent to landfill since 2011, the country needed to look outside its borders to keep its incineration plants going. Now, news has emerged that some of this waste is discarded clothing from fast fashion giant H&M.

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Trending: Flyleather, ACR Advance Circular Textiles; But Is True Circularity a 'Fantasy'?
Trending: Flyleather, ACR Advance Circular Textiles; But Is True Circularity a 'Fantasy'?

2 years ago - Putting sustainability at the heart of the fashion industry is no easy feat, but key players across the value chain continue to demonstrate that they’re up to the task. Building on the success of its Flyknit process, which allows synthetic yarn to be woven into practically seamless shoe uppers, Nike has unveiled its latest sartorial innovation: Flyleather — a sustainable leather material made with 50 percent recycled leather fiber.

In Chile, a Dolphin Is Running for President to Highlight Need for Strong Climate Leadership
In Chile, a Dolphin Is Running for President to Highlight Need for Strong Climate Leadership

2 years ago - Greenpeace has a knack for creatively communicating about its causes and its latest campaign is no exception. The NGO is backing a dolphin in Chile’s upcoming presidential election to call attention to the need for strong climate leadership in the country.

Thai Union, Greenpeace Partnership Ushers in New Era for Seafood Industry
Thai Union, Greenpeace Partnership Ushers in New Era for Seafood Industry

3 years ago - Two years after Greenpeace launched a campaign demanding Thai Union, the world’s largest tuna company, take action to eliminate exploitative and unsustainable practices from its supply chains, the two organizations have finally put their long-running conflict to rest. In a joint press release, Greenpeace and Thai Union presented a comprehensive package of reforms and commitments that the tuna company will take in order to reduce both its environmental and social impacts.

Despite Big-Time Backing, Climate Leadership Council’s Carbon Dividend Campaign Falls Flat
Despite Big-Time Backing, Climate Leadership Council’s Carbon Dividend Campaign Falls Flat

3 years ago - The Climate Leadership Council (CLC), an international policy institute whose mission is to mobilize global leaders around effective and equitable climate solutions, has launched a new ad campaign promoting its proposed carbon tax.

Finally, Real Action from Big Banks on Deforestation
Finally, Real Action from Big Banks on Deforestation

3 years ago - This month BNP Paribas, the world’s seventh-largest financial institution, announced a new palm oil policy that sets responsible palm oil production as a pre-condition for financing. The policy requires that companies receiving financing protect forests and indigenous people.

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Greenpeace Teams Up with 100 Authors to Protect Free Speech, Boreal Forests
Greenpeace Teams Up with 100 Authors to Protect Free Speech, Boreal Forests

3 years ago - Following the filing of two multi-million dollar lawsuits by Canadian pulp and paper manufacturer Resolute Forest Products to silence Greenpeace’s criticism of its controversial logging in the boreal forest, 100 authors and thought leaders, including Margaret Atwood, Michelle Alexander, John Maxwell Coetzee, Stephen Fry, Naomi Klein and Yann Martel — have signed the environmental NGO’s pledge to support free speech and stand up for forests.

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