Greenwashing

Plastic Pollution: Big Brands’ Greenwashing of Plastic Waste

A Reuters study suggests that less than 10% of all the plastic ever made has been recycled due to how costly it is to collect and sort it. However, plastic production will double within 20 years. While the problem comes from a single source, the consequences affect everyone.

HLEG: The New UN Net-Zero Group Creating Standards

The UN's new net-zero group, HLEG, will hopefully provide needed regulation for climate pledges. With a significant increase in companies pledging environmental reform there claims need an oversight body to verify action, rather than relying on self-reporting.

Reputational Risk for Companies with Poor Quality Net-Zero Commitments

More companies are committing net-zero pledges, but not all are equal. Researchers have found that there is a fine line between realistic climate targets and greenwashing. As a result, consumers, governments, and business competitors are now pinpointing greenwashing claims.

Net-Zero Companies: Vague Pledges Lead to Greenwashing

There is growing demand for companies to focus on their climate impacts. Many businesses are vocalising their climate pledges and net-zero goals. Yet, a lack of oversight and verification allows some of them to slip through the cracks - committing to public goals but failing to act on them.

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