HSBC set to be accused of greenwashing by Advertising Standards Authority - reports

James Baxter-Derrington
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HSBC set to be accused of greenwashing by Advertising Standards Authority - reports

HSBC is set to face accusations of greenwashing from the Advertising Standards Authority over recent adverts regarding its role in the climate change crisis. According to a draft recommendation reported on by the Financial Times, the bank has been deemed to have misled customers in two separate adverts promoting its green initiatives, while excluding information about its financing of firms with substantial emissions. Published at bus stops in Bristol and London by the company, one said it...

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