sportswashing

  • Sportswashing: Why Mining and Energy Companies Are Sponsoring Sports Teams

    Sportswashing: Why Mining and Energy Companies Are Sponsoring Sports Teams

    Fossil fuel and carbon-intensive industries have an image problem. As awareness of their environmental impact grows, energy and mining companies in particular are desperate to maintain control over spiralling levels of public esteem. For decades, greenwashing has been a go-to tactic for companies seeking to mask their damaging effects on natural environments, and governments across…