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 appeal body (College van Beroep) confirmed the decision of the Dutch advertising authority (Reclame Code Commissie) of June 2022 against Shell.
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."