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Von Hernandez

by admin | April 17, 2020

Global Coordinator

Von is a leading and multi-awarded Filipino environmental activist, whose career has been marked by more than 20 years of campaign leadership, strategic planning, organizational development and management. Before taking on this latest assignment, Von was Global Development Director of Greenpeace International where he oversaw the development and performance of the Greenpeace’s national and regional […]

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Steering Committees

Von Hernandez

by admin | January 13, 2020

Global Coordinator, Break Free From Plastic Movement

He is a leading and multi-awarded Filipino environmental activist, Von’s career in the environmental movement covers more than 20 years of campaign leadership, strategic planning and organizational development and management.. He is currently the Coordinator of the Break Free from Plastic movement. Before taking on this latest assignment, Von was Global Development Director of Greenpeace […]

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News, Member Stories

Von Hernandez and the Battle against Plastic

by Jackie Krentzman | November 26, 2019

Recently, in September 2019, Facebook announced a ban on single-use plastic bottles on its campuses worldwide. The company received widespread praise for this step, and Von Hernandez, a 2003 recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize, hopes that it leads other corporations to follow suit and make a commitment to banning not only the use of—but also […]

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Events

Webinar – The Moment to Transform Packaging: Impacts, False Solutions and Real Answers

by admin | May 11, 2021

Register: https://bit.ly/moment2transform We’re at a crossroads in the packaging crisis. While the pandemic and some industry interests are accelerating the use and dire impacts of disposable packaging, many sustainable packaging solutions are already in place and more are on the way. These include reduction strategies, reusable and refill offerings from companies large and small, public-private […]

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Press Release

“What We Waste” Report: Top Asian Countries With Sharpest Decline Of Market Share Of Refillables In The Beverage Industry Identified In Landmark Global Report

by admin | April 29, 2021

MANILA/JAKARTA/BANGKOK/NEW DELHI (April 29, 2021) --- Single-use beverage containers are rapidly displacing refillable systems in many parts of the world and resulting in massive increases in wastage and pollution, according to a new landmark report by international non-profit organisation Reloop[1},  which was released in a media briefing together with Changing Markets and #breakfreefromplastic. 

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