Unilever investigated in the UK over ‘green’ claims

The Competition and Markets Authority will be scrutinising the consumer goods group’s environmental claims as part of its wider investigation into greenwashing

Net Hero Podcast – Green business isn’t new!

I speak with Julia Hailes who advocated working with business for environmental change back in the 80s. Is she happy or disappointed with our progress four decades on?

Etihad’s net zero aims labelled ‘greenwashing’

An Australian watchdog has slammed the airline’s recent climate-based advertisements

The Carbon Column – Top 5 for 2023

In this article I talk about the top 5 things I hope to see in 2023

COP27: UN chief calls for global crackdown on greenwashing

António Guterres has sent a strong message to fossil fuel companies saying that net zero pledges cannot be a “toxic cover-up”

Financers call on UK to make net zero ‘priority’

Financial firms are calling on more regulators to make net zero a statutory objective

Can the Qatar World Cup be truly carbon-neutral?

Campaigners have called its green claims ‘misleading’ and ‘dishonest’

UK regulator bans Unilever’s Persil advert over greenwashing

The Advertising Standards Authority said the claim that a Persil product was ‘kinder to the planet’ was ‘misleading’

ASOS, Boohoo and George at Asda investigated over eco-friendly claims

The Competition and Markets Authority will look into whether the fashion brands are claiming their products are more environmentally sustainable than they actually are

Greenwashing creating a ‘false sense of security’ on climate change

That’s the claim of the outgoing Chair of the Environment Agency