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22 May 2022

Nicole Mead features on Smart Company – Watchdogs are cracking down on greenwashing, so how can your business back up its sustainability claims?

Watchdogs the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) have announced crackdowns on greenwashing, and businesses are facing mounting pressure to not only have a positive stance on environmental issues, but to also substantiate any claims of environmental sustainability, including net-zero targets.

A failure to properly substantiate claims of this type could expose businesses to risks including claims of misleading or deceptive conduct.

DMAW Lawyers’ Nicole Mead provides valuable insight and tips via Smart Company on how businesses can back up their sustainability claims and avoid being at risk of greenwashing.

You can read the full article here.