#greenwashing News

A view of the forest in Central Kalimantan
The demand for carbon offsets, which firms use to neutralise the pollution they cause, is rising sharply and could increase 50-fold by 2050, according to BloombergNEF. If regulation doesn't improve, the offset boom could fizzle out.
A Factory in China at Yangtze River.
All the pieces are in place for China to step forward as a global climate leader, but the country’s next steps could determine whether its ambitious targets bring about substantive change or fade away into greenwashing.
Kathryn Lundstrom
Adweek's Kathryn Lundstrom was previously the publication's sustainability reporter. She will cover news that intersects with climate change and sustainability issues.
Cop-out
All the anxieties of our time reflected in these trending terms.
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#greenwashing Opinion

A protester holds a placard outside the COP26 climate talks, Glasgow, Nov. 2021

Carbon & Climate

Net zero is not zero

Recent carbon-neutrality pledges may seem ambitious, but merely serve to promote a new set of false climate solutions under a different guise. Such pledges may persuade many people, but the climate isn’t buying it.
OCG saving the oceans
The plastic credit market needs to engender trust and credibility. Only then can it rise to its potential as an impactful tool to address plastic leakage.
Lululemon shopfront
Bumper profits and hefty price-tags do not equate to athleisure brand, Lululemon's, social mission and core sustainability considerations. Lululemon should find the time to realign itself with its supposed socially-oriented values.
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Translating the outputs of climate-change models into specific potential impacts, and gauging the financial materiality of climate hazards, presents challenges for both businesses and investors.
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#greenwashing Videos

fossil fuel warning on greenwash ads
In the video, environmental law group ClientEarth compares the oil and gas giant's advertisements on its low-carbon investments to a burger chain claiming that they’re vegan because they’ve got salad on the menu.
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#greenwashing Podcasts

EB Podcast with Elena Philipova, director of sustainable finance, Refinitiv
It is no longer business as usual when it comes to how we tackle climate change and rising global temperatures. Eco-Business speaks to Elena Philipova of Refinitiv about how data can ensure countries and businesses are delivering on pledges to decarbonise.
The Eco-Business Podcast
Eco-Business talks to Peter Kiernan, lead energy analyst for the Economist Intelligence Unit, to unpack a new landmark report from the International Energy Agency, which proposes an immediate ban on fossil fuels extraction to curb global warming.
Blackrock podcast
Exclusive The world's largest asset manager says it has put sustainability at the core of its investment approach. Eco-Business speaks to Shinbo Won, BlackRock's investment stewardship director in Singapore about what this means for investors, and how companies are responding to increased ESG pressure.
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