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The adverts banned for misleading climate claims

March 15, 2022

CSSN Scholar Joana Setzer, a Co-Chair of the CSSN Working Group on Climate Accountability, was featured in a BBC News article about regulators putting a stop to misleading climate claims in company advertising. The CSSN Working Group on Climate Accountability’s 2022 report, “Climate-Washing Litigation: Legal Liability for Misleading Climate Communications,” was also referenced.

Read the article here.

Article Deck: Consumers can struggle to unravel whether claims about a brand or product’s sustainability are accurate, but regulators are cracking down on companies promoting misleading climate claims in their advertising.

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