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Past Events Intellectual Property & Media 20th Jul 2023, 11:00 to 12:00

Sustainability with substance – know your risk in relation to environmental claims

Please join us for our upcoming webinar with Iona Silverman, our London IP & Media Partner.

The one-hour webinar will focus on how our planet is facing an environmental crisis, putting huge political and consumer pressure on all businesses to be as sustainable as possible.

This is a hot topic for the UK regulators, and they are about to get teeth: the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill is set to grant the CMA the right to impose fines of up to 10% of global turnover for breaches of consumer law. Brands in all industries want to shout about how green they are; this webinar is about mitigating risk and getting your messaging right.

Date: Thursday 20 July 2023
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Via Zoom

Register your place here

We will discuss:

  • What is greenwashing?
  • The risk of getting your messaging wrong
  • The rules in the UK – what you can do, what you can’t do and the grey area in between
  • Brands that have got it right
  • Common pitfalls to avoid
  • Certification marks – what they are and how can you use them
  • Directors’ duties
  • Practical considerations all brands should be aware of

The webinar will include a Q&A session where Iona Silverman will be available to answer any questions you may have.

We recently wrote an article on the case where Shell were found by the ASA to be misleading in their green ads, take a read to find out more!

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