SSIR Series: Sustainability Assurance as Greenwashing

Mission to Scale

Dec 12 2022 • 24 mins

As climate change accelerates, companies are putting sustainability assurance –a certification for the sustainable production of products and services–at the forefront of their agenda. But they often present this data in a way that makes them seem more environmentally friendly than they actually are.

Today we are discussing how sustainability reporting can be used for greenwashing. Our guests are Donna Carmichael, Kazbi Soonawalla and Judith C. Stroehle. In our conversation we talk about the lack of mandated standards for sustainability assurance. We also address the urgent need to improve these reporting practices to make informed decisions about our environment.

Read the article written by Donna Carmichael, Kazbi Soonawalla and Judith C. Stroehle  titled “Sustainability Assurance as Greenwashing” here.

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This series is a partnership between Spring Impact and SSIR and produced by Hueman Group Media.