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John Sauven

John Sauven , (born in Ealing , west London, on September 6, 1954) is a trained economist and environmentalist and executive director of Greenpeace UK since 2008. Before that he was the director responsible for Greenpeace communications and specialized solutions and working with business. Sauven started working in a temporary position for Greenpeace in 1991 while waiting for a place at teacher training college. As director, Sauven has helped to shape Greenpeace UK’s commitment to defend the natural world and promote peace by investigating, exposing and confronting environmental abuse, and championing environmentally responsible solutions. [1]


John Sauven was educated at St Benedict’s School , Ealing and trained as an economist at the University of Cardiff graduating with a BSc (Econ). [2]


Sauven Actively campaigns to ban underground nuclear testing in the Pacific and campaigns Against the UK Trident program , the United Kingdom’s missile-based nuclear weapons program. quote needed ]

He campaigns to protect the temperate rainforests on the west coast of Canada, helping to save the Great Bear Rainforest in northwest Canada from logging business. It has been highly organized, mostly fought in the marketplace between logging companies, timber traders and their retail customers in Europe and North America. It also involves the industry as a whole to accept Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified products that are now guaranteed and sustainable. quote needed ]

Sauven Actively campaigns to halt the deforestation of the tropical rainforests of the Amazon , by companies planting soy beans, Having Coordinated the international campaign to secure a moratorium is further Top destruction of the Amazon. This is achieved by bringing together a huge alliance of US and European multinationals along with Brazilian counterparts in the production, commodity trading and food retailing sectors. It has been one of the most successful countries in the world. Similar tactics Were used to live campaigns to halt the deforestation of the forests of Democratic Republic of Congo andIndonesia . quote needed ]

Greenpeace’s “Greenfreeze” campaign (greenfreeze technology is now a global refrigeration industry standard using isobutane and propane as refrigerants and cyclopentane for the production of insulating foam [3] ) to protect the ozone layer from disappearing from use of CFCs other ozone layer destroying chemicals. John also famously bought a plot of land in the proposed Heathrow third runway. [4]

Currently he is helping to strategize action-led, non-violent initiatives to save the North Pole from Big Oil . The United States of America, in the United States, is a member of the United Nations, which is currently not a national territory, by designating the area to ‘global commons’, collectively owned by humanity under the auspices of the United Nations. ” [2]

In specializing on solutions and working with business, Sauve is aware that Greenpeace’s ongoing work can be reduced, but the effort to evolve is more sustainable. This is particularly the case with climate change cleaner, more efficient products, processes and ways of producing energy and innovation. [4]

With Greenpeace, Sauven has edited Sanity , the magazine of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, CND . quote needed ]

Sauven HAS collaborated On Several award winning movies with movie director Julian Temple and film producer Eski Thomas, commissioning The Ancient Forests to qui Sir David Attenborough , Ewan McGregor and Andy Serkisslow Their talents. [5]

In 2012, John became a board member of Videre Est Credere (UK for “to see is to believe”) at UK Human Rights Charity. [6] Videree descriç itselfes információ self suísticas aç givees aç givees aç inges aç inges. ” [7] He Participates Alongside movie producteurs Uri Fruchtmann , Terry Gilliam and music producer Brian Eno . quote needed ]


Sauven lives in Crouch End, North London, and is married to Janet Convery, a campaigner at the charity Action Aid . He has two sounds.


  1. Jump up^ “Greenpeace: What we do” .
  2. ^ Jump up to:b “John Sauven: ‘I want to claim the arctic area for all of mankind ‘ ‘ . The Independent. September 12, 2011 . Retrieved 28 September 2011 .
  3. Jump up^ “Are our fridges safe?” . Acr-news.com. 2009-08-21 . Retrieved 2017-02-18 .
  4. ^ Jump up to:b “Discussion Point, John Sauven” .
  5. Jump up^ “Greenpeace’s The Ancient Forests” .
  6. Jump up^ UK Charity Commission,UK Charity Commission Report on Videre, UK Charity Commission, 20 August 2013
  7. Jump up^ “Videre Is Credere | Charity Organization for Human Rights Issues and Human Rights Abuse” . Videreonline.org . Retrieved 2017-02-18 .

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