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The new EU law that’s looking to stamp out greenwashing

GreenBiz

Another month, another progressive policy announcement from the European Union, this time aimed at stamping out greenwashing by companies operating within its borders.

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Greens establish Senate inquiry into greenwashing

Renew Economy

Senate agrees to landmark inquiry into the impacts of greenwashing on both consumers and the environment, and how best to stop it. The post Greens establish Senate inquiry into greenwashing appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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“Net zero greenwash:” Energy giants called out over plans to burn more fossil fuels

Renew Economy

Woodside Energy was among those assessed to be at significant risk of "net zero greenwash" because of their efforts to influence governments against phasing out fossil fuels. The post “Net zero greenwash:” Energy giants called out over plans to burn more fossil fuels appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Why we can't stop talking about greenwashing

GreenBiz

If we don’t know what greenwashing is, how can we avoid it or fight it?

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Quinbrook hopes new software will prevent energy greenwashing claims

Renew Economy

The post Quinbrook hopes new software will prevent energy greenwashing claims appeared first on RenewEconomy. Being able to prove green claims is becoming increasingly important as regulators and customers begin to demand evidence.

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What to know about Europe's new anti-greenwashing laws

GreenBiz

Supply chain transparency is crucial to building consumer trust in the face of greenwashing.

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‘Carbon neutral’ and ‘net-zero’ claims face global greenwash crackdown

Corporate Knights

Back in 1986, an ecologist on a research trip to Fiji reportedly coined the term “greenwashing” in an essay critiquing a beachfront resort’s towel reuse policy. Four decades later, greenwashed marketing claims, did not, it turns out, come out in the wash. The agency only issues greenwashing fines only every few years.

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