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Greenpeace UK boss John Sauven on campaign priorities, deforestation, India, China, Shell, April and big banks

Here’s an interview I just taped with John Sauven, executive director, Greenpeace UK.In the interview we discuss Greenpeace’s campaigning priorities, funding, Shell and the Arctic, emerging markets such as China and India, and the growing pressure on NGOs

We also discuss deforestation in general, and specifically companies such as APRIL, Asia Pulp & Paper, Santander, Credit Suisse, ABN AMRO, HSBC and NGOs such as the Rainforest Alliance and their work with APP.

Finally we discuss what overall credible corporate progress on sustainable business looks like for Greenpeace.
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