Airlines Face Increasing Greenwashing Challenges

October 10, 2023

On September 27, 2023, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines filed a request with the Amsterdam District Court, asking it to dismiss a greenwashing suit brought by environmental activist groups. According to a statement by ClientEarth, which represents the groups, in 2019 KLM dropped its “Fly Responsibly” advertising campaign after the groups filed a petition but the carrier did not address carbon offset marketing claims or make any commitments about future advertising.

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