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LEGO Ends 50-Year Partnership with Shell After 6 Million People Campaign to Save the Arctic
LEGO Ends 50-Year Partnership with Shell After 6 Million People Campaign to Save the Arctic

7 years ago - Following an extensive multimedia Greenpeace campaign, LEGO published a statement this morning committing to "not renew the co-promotion contract with Shell."

Leading Italian Textile Suppliers Make Landmark Commitment to Detox
Leading Italian Textile Suppliers Make Landmark Commitment to Detox

7 years ago - On Monday, at a press conference to mark the end of Milan Fashion Week, six of Italy’s biggest textile suppliers made landmark Detox commitments to eliminate hazardous chemicals.The suppliers Miroglio, Berbrand, Attilio Imperiali, Italdenim, Besani and Zip, which produce textile materials and accessories for a number of global luxury and fashion brands, have joined fellow textile producer Canepa, which in October became the first to sign on to Greenpeace’s Detox Solution Commitment.

Apple Voted 'Greenest Gadget' Company in New Greenpeace Report
Apple Voted 'Greenest Gadget' Company in New Greenpeace Report

7 years ago - Apple has topped the electronics sector in addressing its environmental footprint, according to a new report released by Greenpeace. In the same week that Berlin will gather some of the world’s biggest technology companies for its IFA 2014 technology show, Greenpeace has released a new report, Green Gadgets: Designing the future, evaluating which of these products wins the award for having the lowest environmental impact.

Microsoft Walks Its Clean Energy Talk, Drops ALEC Membership
Microsoft Walks Its Clean Energy Talk, Drops ALEC Membership

7 years ago - Microsoft has announced that it is ending its relationship with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a conservative public-policy lobbying group. The decision was apparently made in response to ALEC's anti-renewables lobbying efforts, including measures to repeal renewable energy standards and block the disclosure of chemicals in fracking.

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Monsanto Loses Permit to Genetically Modify Soybeans in Mexico
Monsanto Loses Permit to Genetically Modify Soybeans in Mexico

7 years ago - Biotech giant Monsanto's permit to plant genetically modified soybeans that resist the company's pesticide 'Roundup' was overturned by a district judge in the state of Yucatán in Mexico last month, reports the Guardian. This marks a big victory for the group of Mayan beekeepers and farmers who along with Greenpeace, the Mexican National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity, the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas and the National Institute of Ecology have been protesting against the permit.

Greenpeace's 'Awesome' Video Plea to LEGO Blocked by YouTube
Greenpeace's 'Awesome' Video Plea to LEGO Blocked by YouTube

7 years ago - Greenpeace’s viral video, “LEGO: Everything Is NOT Awesome,” released earlier this week, has apparently been suspended by YouTube due to a copyright claim from Warner Brothers. The environmental organization quickly transferred the film to Vimeo and strongly defended the work as a piece of satire that highlights a subject of significant public interest.The film, made by BAFTA-winning creative agency Don’t Panic, reached over three million views in less than three days. It depicts the Arctic, made of LEGO, being destroyed by an oil spill caused by partner Shell’s drilling in the region.

Greenpeace Ramps Up LEGO Campaign with Emotional Video
Greenpeace Ramps Up LEGO Campaign with Emotional Video

7 years ago - Greenpeace continued its campaign against LEGO on Tuesday with the release of a dramatic video, called “Everything Is NOT Awesome,” aimed at further illustrating the reasons the toy company should sever its ties with Shell, which Greenpeace contends is putting the delicate Arctic marine environment at risk through its oil drilling.

Apple Expands Solar Capabilities; Greenpeace Applauds
Apple Expands Solar Capabilities; Greenpeace Applauds

7 years ago - Apple announced on Monday it has closed a deal to annex 100 acres in Claremont, NC for a new 17.5-megawatt solar farm, the construction of which is expected to cost some $55 million, according to Apple Insider. The Hickory Daily Record reports that Apple's latest olar installation will bring 100 acres of land into the city's corporate limits and should generate roughly 75 jobs, which the company agreed to source locally. Construction of the farm is expected to be completed in five years.

Greenpeace to LEGO: 'Shell Is Bad Company'
Greenpeace to LEGO: 'Shell Is Bad Company'

7 years ago - Greenpeace has launched a campaign urging LEGO to #BlockShell and end its partnership with the oil company, which the NGO contends has been using LEGO’s brand to clean up its image as an Arctic oil driller.

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Zero Deforestation: The New Norm — Implications for Major Brands
Zero Deforestation: The New Norm — Implications for Major Brands

7 years ago - Future 500 CEO Bill Shireman moderated two discussions during Sustainable Brands 2014 earlier this month that explored major progress made in the past two years in advancing zero-deforestation supply chains and implications for climate, human rights and transparency.Shireman kicked off the session on day one with an intriguing quote by a famous revolutionary: "There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen."

#SB14sd Sound Bytes, Vol. 1: Avery Dennison, APP, Greenpeace & Future 500 on Ending Deforestation
#SB14sd Sound Bytes, Vol. 1: Avery Dennison, APP, Greenpeace & Future 500 on Ending Deforestation

7 years ago - With such a flurry of activity going on this week at SB ’14 San Diego, we wanted to share some of it as it happens.Here, Avery Dennison CEO Dean Scarborough, along with Future 500’s Bill Shireman and representatives from formerly sparring organizations that he brought together — Greenpeace and Asia Pulp & Paper — discuss each of their roles in helping to end deforestation. Dean ScarboroughBill Shireman

Imagine a World Where Generosity Pays …
Imagine a World Where Generosity Pays …

7 years ago - A world where inclusion is valued more than exclusionA world where trust triumphs over doubtA world where possibilities outnumber limitationsA world where the more you give, the more you gainIn many ways, the world we have created is designed for greed, not for generosity, and we want to change this. Most of us value generosity, but we struggle to let it work for us.Let’s not pretend that generosity is easy, that we are wired for it, or that it is commonplace. It is not. Yet most would agree that “generosity” is needed to thrive, to grow, to prosper and to succeed.Generosity Pays: An idea with currency for our new social world

adidas Addresses Allegations of Toxic World Cup Gear; Greenpeace Shoots Back
adidas Addresses Allegations of Toxic World Cup Gear; Greenpeace Shoots Back

7 years ago - Last week, Greenpeace Germany released a report indicting adidas, Nike and Puma for producing gear for the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil that contains hazardous chemicals. The watchdog group unveiled the results after testing 33 items including boots, goalkeeper gloves and the official “Brazuca” ball, for a range of substances.

Greenpeace Chastising Brands for Toxic World Cup Gear
Greenpeace Chastising Brands for Toxic World Cup Gear

7 years ago - With less than a month to go before the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Greenpeace Germany has released a new report indicting adidas, Nike and Puma for producing soccer gear with hazardous chemicals after testing 33 items including boots, goalkeeper gloves and the official “Brazuca” ball, for a range of substances.

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APP Announces Plan to Protect, Restore One Million Hectares of Indonesian Rainforest
APP Announces Plan to Protect, Restore One Million Hectares of Indonesian Rainforest

7 years ago - Just over a year after Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) launched its sector-leading Forest Conservation Policy (FCP), which committed to an immediate and permanent cessation of natural forest clearance across its supply chain, the Indonesian paper giant today announced a detailed plan to restore and support the conservation of one million hectares of rainforest across Indonesia.

P&G Upgrades Palm Oil Policy After Extensive Greenpeace Campaign
P&G Upgrades Palm Oil Policy After Extensive Greenpeace Campaign

7 years ago - After a recent rash of new commitments from a number of its fellow consumer goods giants and a number of not-so-subtle hints from Greenpeace (including a high-profile protest at the company’s Cincinnati headquarters last month), Procter and Gamble (P&G) has announced a new “no deforestation” policy that pledges to eliminate palm oil-related forest destruction from its products and provide full traceability for all the palm oil and derivatives it uses.Greenpeace has welcomed the move as a huge step forward in protecting Indonesia’s rainforests and the communities that depend on them, but the NGO warned that much work still remains.

With GAR's Commitment, Over Half of World's Palm Oil Could Now Be Deforestation-Free
With GAR's Commitment, Over Half of World's Palm Oil Could Now Be Deforestation-Free

7 years ago - Singapore-based palm oil trader Golden Agri Resources (GAR) announced Friday it will extend its forest conservation policy across all of its third-party suppliers — pledging that all palm oil it produces, sources and trades will now be deforestation-free. GAR’s commitment, combined with the similarly sweeping commitment made by the world’s largest palm oil trader, Wilmar International, in December, means that over half of the world's palm oil is now covered by zero-deforestation pledges.

Burberry Is Latest Apparel Brand to Commit to Eliminate Hazardous Chemicals
Burberry Is Latest Apparel Brand to Commit to Eliminate Hazardous Chemicals

7 years ago - … Or, as Greenpeace refers to its apparent victory: “How to Detox a fashion brand in 14 days, 6 cities and 10,000 tweets.”British luxury fashion brand Burberry has responded to recent allegations by Greenpeace that some of its clothing contains hazardous chemicals by committing to remove all such substances from its operations by 2020.

NGOs Weigh In on APRIL's Spotty New Sustainable Forest Management Policy
NGOs Weigh In on APRIL's Spotty New Sustainable Forest Management Policy

7 years ago - WWF says it is cautiously welcoming a first attempt at a Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) by Indonesian pulp and paper giant Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd (APRIL), released Tuesday. WWF notes that a commitment to support forest conservation areas equal in size to its plantations sets a new standard for the pulp and paper industry in Indonesia, but is concerned about certain loopholes in the policy, which Greenpeace says is ‘essentially a license to continue forest clearance.’

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After Years of Pressure, Wilmar International Commits to Ending Deforestation Practices
After Years of Pressure, Wilmar International Commits to Ending Deforestation Practices

7 years ago - Wilmar International, the world's largest palm oil trader, today announced a No Deforestation Policy in response to pressure from Greenpeace, NGOs and consumers around the world.

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