Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Green-Thumb-Coalition-for-Presidential-Elections-in-The-Philippines-27MZIFJ6KHCP9.htmlConceptually similarGreen Thumb Coalition for Presidential Elections in The PhilippinesGP0STPKKACompleted★★★★Green Thumb Coalition for Presidential Elections in The PhilippinesGP0STPKK8Completed★★★★Green Thumb Coalition for Presidential Elections in The PhilippinesGP0STPKKBCompleted★★★★Green Thumb Coalition for Presidential Elections in The PhilippinesGP0STPKKCCompleted★★★★★★Green Thumb Coalition for Presidential Elections in The PhilippinesGP0STPKK9Completed★★★★GMO Ban Petition in the PhilippinesGP04219Completed★★★★GMO Ban Petition in the PhilippinesGP0421FCompleted★★★★Photo Exhibition Launched in ManilaGP04LV1Completed★★★★Photo Exhibition at the Philippine Senate in ManilaGP0STOT4UCompleted★★★★View AllGP0STPKKEGreen Thumb Coalition for Presidential Elections in The PhilippinesGreen Thumb Coalition advocates ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc. Chairman Gina Lopez (L), SANLAKAS Representative Atty. Aaron Pedrosa (2nd L) Greenpeace Southeast Asia Executive Director Naderev "Yeb" Sano (3rd R), raise their green thumbs at the launch of the Green Thumb Coalition held at Balay Kalinao.Locations:Philippines-Quezon City-Southeast AsiaDate:5 Feb, 2016Credit:© Noel Celis / GreenpeaceMaximum size:3000px X 2128pxKeywords:Agriculture-Biodiversity-Climate change-Democracy-Elections-Energy-Energy [R]evolution (campaign title)-Food-Green-Greenpeace executive directors-Hands-Indoors-KWCI (GPI)-Medium group of people-Political leadersShoot:Green Thumb Coalition for Presidential Elections in The PhilippinesA coalition made up of over 40 national and local organisations launch the Green Thumb Coalition to challenge 2016 presidential candidates to put socio-environmental issues at the heart of their electoral platforms. The coalition, made up primarily of environmental groups and frontline communities and with the combined support of 10 million, came together to raise awareness on naturally interrelated environmental issues that are connected to social matters like poverty and corruption. The coalition aims to get the commitment of national and local candidates to embrace a green agenda, and hold newly elected public officials accountable on their positions and commitments to their environmental mandates.With the 2016 elections coming up, the Green Thumb Coalition will engage with political aspirants and the voting public by raising the debate on nine (9) key environmental issues at the national level. These include: 1) biodiversity and ecosystem integrity; 2) natural resource and land use management and governance; 3) human rights and integrity of creation; 4) climate justice; 5) mining, extractives and mineral resource management; 6) energy transformation and democracy; 7) sustainable food sovereignty; 8) people-centred sustainable development; and 9) waste.