European Union unveils plans for greenwashing clampdown
The European Commission has published proposed rules to protect consumers for greenwashing, confirming that they will apply to all manner of goods and services and that EU member states will be in charge of imposing “proportionate” penalties including fines.
Consumer demand for green products ‘reaching a tipping point’
Companies that clearly demonstrate the climate credentials of their products could gain a significant competitive and commercial advantage, according to a new report which reveals that two thirds of consumers across the UK, France and Germany would now like to see a recognisable carbon footprint label on goods.
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