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Ford versus Greenpeace in the United Kingdom

Author: Gabel, H. Landis INSEAD Area: Economics and Political ScienceIn: Moral leadership in business by La Rue Tone Hosmer; Irwin, 1994 Language: EnglishDescription: p. 143-154.Type of document: INSEAD ChapterNote: Please ask the Library for this chapter.Abstract: Greenpeace is an organization that historically has been dedicated to the energetic protection of the global environment. It began in 1971 when a group of Americans and Canadians chartered a boat, which they christened Greenpeace, to stage a protest against a planned US nuclear test on the alaskan island of Amchitka. The protest was successful, the test was canceled, and the members of that early organization went on to stage other protests throughout the world. Targets included the testing of nuclear weapons in the Pacific, the killing of whales and seals in the Arctic, and the dumping of nuclear waste materials at sea. Greenpeace achieved worldwide name recognition in 1985 when one of its ships, the Rainbow Warrior, on a mission to oppose French nuclear testing, was bombed and sunk by the French secret service. By 1988 Greenpeace had 35 offices in 20 countries throughout the world, with 375 paid employees, 2 000000 enrolled members, and more than 40 ongoing protests..
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Greenpeace is an organization that historically has been dedicated to the energetic protection of the global environment. It began in 1971 when a group of Americans and Canadians chartered a boat, which they christened Greenpeace, to stage a protest against a planned US nuclear test on the alaskan island of Amchitka. The protest was successful, the test was canceled, and the members of that early organization went on to stage other protests throughout the world. Targets included the testing of nuclear weapons in the Pacific, the killing of whales and seals in the Arctic, and the dumping of nuclear waste materials at sea. Greenpeace achieved worldwide name recognition in 1985 when one of its ships, the Rainbow Warrior, on a mission to oppose French nuclear testing, was bombed and sunk by the French secret service. By 1988 Greenpeace had 35 offices in 20 countries throughout the world, with 375 paid employees, 2 000000 enrolled members, and more than 40 ongoing protests..

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