Greenpeace

Established in 2001, the nonprofit Oceana has committed itself to “achieving measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals.”

How Good is That Environmental Nonprofit, Anyway?

Greenpeace rates tech companies on their data centers. Oxfam America ranks food brands on the sustainability of their supply chains. The League of…
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Greenpeace: Failing Grade for (Most of) America’s Canned Tuna

Greenpeace released its Canned Tuna Shopping Guide today, which ranks 14 U.S. canned tuna brands based on their sourcing policies and practices.
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3M, ForestEthics Bury Hatchet, Save Forests

Crafted in collaboration with ForestEthics and Greenpeace, 3M's new pulp and paper sourcing policy establishes a new industry sustainability standard aimed at ensuring…
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Three Senators Launch Investigation of Climate Deniers’ Funding

Last week, three U.S. Senators sent 100 letters to businesses and organizations requesting information to glean whether they were funding climate deniers.
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Rainforest Alliance Reviews Paper Giant’s Forest Conservation Efforts

Feb. 5 marked the two-year anniversary of paper giant Asia Pulp and Paper's commitment to halt further felling of the natural rainforest in…
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Indian Government Blocks Greenpeace Activist From Traveling

While the Indian government is very progressive in its policies regarding energy, there is a hard stop when there is a perceived threat…
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Apple Invests $3 Billion in Solar Energy

“We know that climate change is real,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said. “Our view is that the time for talk has passed, and…
Map of planned Apple clean energy facility.

Data Center Renewables Starting to Have a Ripple Effect

Data center advocacy has moved tech companies to renewable energy at an alarming rate. In some cases, it even helped change laws.
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Ikea Joins the Crowd and Heads for Greener Palm Oil Sources

With so many food producers stepping up to support sustainable palm oil sourcing, it's a refreshing surprise when a company that has a…
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TransCanada’s Keystone Backup Plan

According to documents leaked to Greenpeace, the Canadian company TransCanada has a backup plan in case Keystone fails to get approval.
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‘Friends of Science’ Not So Friendly, Blame Sun for Climate Change

Every organization that has stepped up to criticize climate change policies has had a different answer for why our climate is warming and…
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Annie Leonard: Reconnecting to Your Role as a Changemaker

Annie Leonard, executive director of Greenpeace, shares tips for how colleges and universities can be leaders of transformation.
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EU Leaders Called Out For Lackluster Climate Change Package

European leaders agreed to reduce greenhouse gases by 40 percent by 2030, but that commitment was too modest for leading environmental groups.
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Lego to End Partnership with Shell

After mounting pressure from Greenpeace, Lego recently announced that it will not renew its contract with Shell when it ends in 2016.
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Greenpeace India: Tea Leaves Show DDT Pesticide Residue

Here in the West, NGOs like Greenpeace are often equated with environmental stewardship. But its message can be controversial in India sometimes, especially…