Who are Greenpeace Australia Pacific
Greenpeace Australia Pacific “is an independent campaigning organisation that uses non-violent direct action to expose global environmental problems and to force solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future.”
Greenpeace Australia Pacific are a registered charity with the ACNC. Their ABN is 61002643852.
Note: This is an assessment of Greenpeace Australia Pacific only. Greenpeace is a global environmental organisation, consisting of Greenpeace International (Stichting Greenpeace Council) in Amsterdam, and 26 independent national and regional offices across the world covering operations in more than 55 countries. These national/regional offices are independent in carrying out global campaign strategies within the local context they operate within, and in seeking the necessary financial support from donors to fund this work. Greenpeace Australia Pacific is a regional office of Greenpeace International. Results may or may not be consistent with that of other Greenpeace offices or other organisations that share the Greenpeace brand.
Why do they exist?
Greenpeace Australia Pacific's goal is to "secure the ability of the earth to nurture and sustain life in all its diversity... specifically to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees and protect biodiversity."
What do they do?
Greenpeace Australia Pacific describe themselves as a “campaigning organisation.” They use “research based investigation and non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to bring about the solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future.”
Greenpeace Australia Pacific undertake campaigns that:
Shift economic, social, political and cultural support away from coal and oil towards renewable energy; and
Protect iconic natural places in Australia from the further expansion of the coal and oil industries.
How do they earn their money?
How do they spend their money?
Should I donate to Greenpeace Australia Pacific?
We believe that it is likely that your donation to Greenpeace will be used as stated, that is, to help “secure the ability of the earth to nurture and sustain life in all its diversity.”
We believe that Greenpeace is likely to be trustworthy. They demonstrate that funds are used in pursuit of the mission. They are clear about their financial model and how donations are used. They describe who is in charge and their role in monitoring the performance of the organisation. They have basic policies that help prevent the misuse of funds.
Greenpeace also demonstrate basic indicators of effectiveness. They present their overarching objectives and describe the activities they conducted in the last financial year.
However, in order for us to have complete confidence they are using money for its intended purpose, we recommend they verify the following:
the results of their activities for the last financial year
evidence that they evaluate their effectiveness.
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
We have looked into the finances, operations and results of Greenpeace Australia Pacific and present our evaluation in a report that you can download now. This evaluation shows you how your donation is spent, who is running the organisation and if there are any potential conflicts of interest. It also looks into whether the charity can demonstrate they are delivering meaningful results. Finally, it contains our recommendation on if you should donate to them and why.
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Find out whether Greenpeace Australia Pacific is the charity for you. In this evaluation we describe what this charity does and why, what you should know about them, how your money is spent, who is running the organisation and whether they deliver results. Last of all, we recommend whether you should donate to them based on the findings of our analysis.