Greenwash of the Week

It’s the time of year when banks put their ‘best foot forward’ and prepare to be scrutinized by their shareholders at annual general meetings (AGMs). It’s a legal requirement, the…

BofA Takes the Earth out of Earth Day

If there was ever a time for Bank of America to address the outcry over its ecological rampage, this was it. Environmental organizations in Charlotte, North Carolina received a surprising…

RSPO Missing Persons Report

Update 11/25/11 10:08am Despite key commitments to work with the RSPO to meet consumer demands, several key RSPO members are missing at this year’s RSPO meeting in Sabah, Malaysia. Has…

Scraping Off The Greenwash: Chevron Gets Jammed

Remember last year when we teamed up with the Yes Men and Amazon Watch to totally punk Chevron’s bogus “We Agree” greenwash campaign? And then hundreds of you got in…

Malaysia’s “Sustainable” Palm Oil Just Pure Greenwash

Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil. Photo: astromediashop As I reported on Monday, the Malaysian government—hand in hand with the country’s largest palm oil companies—is attempting to undermine the RSPO’s “sustainable palm…