Greenpeace

Here’s Why Apple Didn’t Get an ‘A’ in Latest Greenpeace Rating

Apple is well-known as one of the most environmentally friendly tech companies in the world. So why did it only get a B- rating from Greenpeace in a …

Sustainability

Greenpeace gives tech giants low rating for their impact on the environment

INTERNATIONAL - Environmental group Greenpeace yesterday issued a report that gave technology titans, including Samsung Electronics, Amazon and …

Renewable Energy

China's Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo are the worst smartphone brands for the environment

China's smartphone brands are among the least green manufacturers on the planet, according to a new Greenpeace report which ranks the biggest consumer electronics makers by their environmental performance.<p>Xiaomi — often described as China's Apple — Oppo, and Vivo rank bottom of the Greenpeace …

Sustainability

Greenpeace says Apple is almost top of the class, but could do better

Greenpeace has praised Apple’s energy initiatives in its new Guide to Greener Electronics report, although it notes that there is still work to be done in other areas.<p>Drilling down, Greenpeace awards Apple A- on its efforts involving sustainable energy, a B for its use of hazardous chemicals, and a …

Sustainability

Greenpeace report card: Apple gets a B-, Amazon gets an F

Biggest beef against Apple: Repairability. Against Amazon: Transparency.<p>From Apple’s B- in the 2017 Greenpeace report card:<p>Tim Cook’s commitment to …

Amazon

Greenpeace report praises Apple’s closed-loop supply chain goal, slams device repairability

Greenpeace today has released a new version of its Guide to Greener Electronics. This breakdown offers a look at how several tech companies, such as Apple, Amazon, and Google, are handling their environmental and renewable habits. The organization gives Apple an overall grade of B-…<p>Mores …

Apple

Greenpeace fireworks shine light on French nuclear safety concerns

METZ (FRANCE) (AFP) -<p>Greenpeace activists set off fireworks inside a nuclear plant in eastern France early Thursday after breaking into the facility to underline its vulnerability to attack.<p>The anti-nuclear group, known for its daring and often spectacular publicity stunts, said the fireworks were …

Nuclear

Activists break into French nuclear site to highlight risks

PARIS (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists broke through two security barriers and launched fireworks inside the grounds of a French nuclear plant on Thursday to highlight the vulnerability of the plants to attacks.<p>The environmentalist group issued video footage showing several of its members inside …

Environment

Greenpeace activists light fireworks at French nuclear plant

PARIS – Eight environmental have broken into a French nuclear power station and set off fireworks to urge better protection for nuclear waste and protest France's dependence on atomic energy.<p>Utilite EDF insisted that the stunt Thursday by Greenpeace had no impact on safety at the plant in Cattenom …

Business

Greenpeace redacts report on French nuclear security as likely to offer intel to terrorists

Environmental activists Greenpeace have spent the past 18 months conducting an exhaustive survey into how safe France’s 19 nuclear reactor sites are, not in terms of pollution or radioactivity, but in terms of their security against terrorist attack.<p>The results are so alarming, says Greenpeace, …

Nuclear

Fast Fashion Wrecks the Environment: Here Are 3 Ways to Slow It Down

By Gabriele Salari<p>The fashion industry is considered to be one of the most polluting in the world. Its material-intensive business model relies …

Sustainability

Nestle vows to tackle ‘ocean-polluter’ tag

A boy walks on a garbage-filled creek in Manila to get his ball. Giant Western consumer product brands led by Nestle, Unilever and Procter & Gamble …

Procter & Gamble

Greenpeace activists seize ship full of VW diesel cars

Greenpeace "pirates" have boarded a ship arriving in Britain in an effort to stop it unloading a consignment of over 1,000 Volkswagen diesel cars. …

World News

To break our fast-fashion addiction, Greenpeace says we have to embrace “true materialism”

Clothes are cheaper and more disposable to shoppers than ever, and the environment is suffering for it. Between 2000 and 2014, global clothing production doubled, according to McKinsey, while the average amount consumers spent per item, and how long they kept it, both declined. Producing this much …

Lifestyle

Greenpeace activists ‘seize thousands of VW diesel cars heading for Britain’

Greenpeace have seized a boat heading for the UK using kayaks and boats to prevent thousands of VW diesel cars.<p>Using kayaks and boats, they stopped …

Environment

Greenpeace boards ship in bid to stop UK-bound shipment of "toxic" Volkswagen diesels

LONDON (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists boarded a ship on its way to Britain on Thursday in an attempt to stop a consignment of Volkswagen …

Environment

Like pirates for the planet, Greenpeace boards ship to block 'toxic' VW diesels

Activists were hanging from the ship's 27-meter-high unloading door.<p>LONDON — Greenpeace activists boarded a ship arriving in Britain on Thursday to stop a consignment of 1,200 Volkswagen cars from Germany while others sought to immobilize vehicles at a port in anti-diesel protests.<p>VW admitted …

Autos

Greenpeace diesel protesters 'remain on port's gantry'

<b>Two environmental protesters are spending a night on a port gantry after a protest targeting VW diesel cars being delivered to the UK from Germany.</b><p>The Greenpeace protest saw two others board a ship at Sheerness port in Kent to prevent the unloading of vehicles.<p>Forty people also entered the port's …

Volkswagen

Greenpeace activists board ship transporting Volkswagen diesel cars to UK

Protesters from Greenpeace have boarded the vehicle carrier Elbe Highway, in an attempt to block its shipment of diesel Volkswagen cars from being delivered to the UK.<p>A group of activists boarded the ship and attached themselves to the large retractable loading ramps at the stern, while another …

Volkswagen

Greenpeace boards ship in bid to halt delivery of UK-bound VW diesel cars

LONDON (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists boarded a ship arriving in Britain on Thursday to stop the delivery of more than 1,000 Volkswagen cars from Germany while others sought to immobilise vehicles at a port in anti-diesel protests.<p>VW admitted cheating diesel emissions tests in 2015, triggering …

Volkswagen

Greenpeace activists attempt to stop a consignment of "toxic" Volkswagen diesel cars to UK

Greenpeace activists boarded a ship on its way to Britain on 21 September in an attempt to stop a consignment of Volkswagen diesel cars being …

Environment

Greenpeace activists storm massive ship delivering Volkswagen diesel cars to UK

Greenpeace campaigners in boats and kayaks have stormed a 23 tonne ship, in an attempt to stop it from delivering diesel cars made by Volkswagen to …

Volkswagen

Greenpeace boards ship in bid to stop UK-bound "toxic" VW diesel cars

LONDON: Greenpeace activists boarded a ship arriving in Britain on Thursday to stop a consignment of over 1,000 Volkswagen cars from Germany whilst …

Environment

Threatened Amazon reserve already being mined: Greenpeace

A huge nature reserve in Brazil's Amazon rainforest that the government wants to open to foreign mining companies already suffers from illegal mining …

Threatened

Someone tell Greenpeace Frankfurt is packed with electric cars

The huge Frankfurt IAA motor show is now in full swing, and to mark the opening day, 10 Greenpeace protestors gathered around an old Volkswagen …

Electric Vehicles

'Oil age is ending' - Greenpeace disrupts #FrankfurtMotorshow2017

<i>Image: AP</i><p>Frankfurt – On the opening day of the world’s largest International Motor Show (IAA), 10 Greenpeace Germany activists peacefully protested …

Sustainable Transport

Romanian coal-fired power plants need investment to curb pollution

DEVA, Romania (Reuters) - "I pollute to death," said the message projected by Greenpeace activists onto the Mintia coal-fired power plant in central Romania late on Thursday.<p>More than half of Romania's 28 coal-fired plants, including Mintia, are operating without environmental permits or lacked …

Environment

How a Corporate Assault on Greenpeace Is Spreading

Greenpeace should be worried. A second large company has accused the prominent environmental group of violating the potent U.S. racketeering law. In …

Dakota Access Pipeline

Mixed results for the eco mob

Two developments this week indicate the stark difference in the political climate with regards to energy on opposite sides of the 49th parallel. …

Canadian News

Energy Transfer sues "eco-terrorist" Greenpeace, claims harm from protests

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP +1.8%) files a federal racketeering lawsuit in North Dakota against Greenpeace, Earth First! and other environmentalist …

Business