NGOWatch – February 2015


ethicalcorp.com | Published Feb. 5, 2015

Greenpeace exposes UK’s ‘dirty energy’ deals

Despite its pledge to withdraw financial support from “dirty energy” projects, the UK government has dished out more than £1bn in loans for fossil fuel projects around the world, a report by environmental NGO Greenpeace says.

China’s record fine on corporate polluters

A high court in China has fined six companies more than £16m for environmental pollution in the eastern province of Zhejiang. The penalty, the highest ever given for corporate pollution in China, was served when six companies were found guilty of discharging tens of thousands of tonnes of chemical waste in two rivers in the city of Taizhou.

Oceans of plastic

More than five trillion pieces of plastic debris weighing close to 269,000 tonnes are floating in our oceans, according to new research by the non-profit 5 Gyres Institute… read more>


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