NGOs Take Aim at EU Efforts to Regulate Brands’ Green Claims
A coalition of 12 civil society groups have warned the European Commission should not rely on a hotly debated method to assess environmental impact when it outlines rules on how brands should substantiate green claims at the end of next month.
Big brands like H&M Group, Inditex and Nike are turning to biomass like wood pellets and agricultural waste in a bid to get the world’s dirtiest fossil fuel out of energy-intensive manufacturing processes. Climate groups say it’s not any better.
With global temperatures reaching new highs and time running out for brands to deliver on their environmental commitments, here’s what fashion leaders need to know ahead of the start of the UN’s annual climate summit in Dubai Thursday.