On 23 June 2023, students of the Climate Law Clinic submitted an advertising complaint against misleading environmental marketing claims made by the multinational corporation Colgate-Palmolive. The complaint, which was submitted to the Dutch advertising authority (Reclame Code Commissie, RCC), challenged claims about the recyclability of the plastic packaging of Colgate-Palmolive products. More specifically, it addressed … Continue reading Challenging the plastic recycling myth: Clinic submits advertising complaint against Colgate-Palmolive on recyclability claims
The Dutch advertising authority rules against Shell in the clinic's follow-up complaint, which concerned the slogan "Compensate your emissions."
Students of the law clinic won a case against Shell before the Dutch Advertising Authority. The complaint concerned the slogan "Make the difference. Drive CO2 neutral."