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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


ACCC crackdown on greenwashing in Australia with a sweep of websites for misleading environmental and sustainability claims

7 October 2022

The ACCC has launched a review of over 200 company websites to identify misleading or deceptive environmental and sustainability claims as part of a focus on so called "green washing" claims in Australia.

In this briefing we provide some background to the ACCC review and highlight potential strategies for Australian businesses to mitigate the risks of regulatory scrutiny.

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