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Experts argue that firms aware of their social and environmental grefnwashing stand a better chance of survival. Ethics in business, they say, will increasingly shape our shopping attitudes.
By the major companies aim to stop hazardous chemicals used in their productions from leaking into the environment. The effort was begun in light of demands raised by global environment organization Greenpeace, which has accused the companies of polluting rivers and drinking water reservoirs in the vicinities of their production sites.
However, the company has been eager to correct its tainted image by outlining its social and environmental aims and successes in a so-called sustainability report, published annually since Adidas’ efforts have been successful, turning the manufacturer into one of the world’s 40 most sustainability conscious companies, according to a series of international surveys on this issue. Preventing greenwasuing spills has become one of the company’s main priorities, along with improving and controlling labor conditions among its suppliers.
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In Adidas business policy, sustainability was no longer “an issue on the sidelines,” Frank Henke told DW. The head of the firm’s social and environment unit, which employs 65 people, said that a sustainable path of development was the only way to guarantee profits in the long run. We are in the public spotlight and need to face up to this issue”, he said. Sincethe firm has been carrying out annual surveys of consumption patterns, showing a growing number of critical consumers who are demanding a more sustainable behavior from businesses.
People’s buying decisions have come to reflect that,” she said. But decisions to consciously buy sustainably produced products are not easy to gteenwashing. Some businesses use strategies aimed at concealing doubtful production methods, known as greenwashing. Greenpeace uncovered toxic pollution in Chinese textile factories producing global clothing brands. In addition, firms greenawshing run global supply networks, like Adidas, make it difficult for European consumers to get information about working conditions in suppliers based as far away Asia and Latin America.
However, the absence of aggressive greenwashing wouldn’t say much about a company’s general position on sustainable production, Knirsch told DW. Knirsch believes that business behavior is indeed changing. Anything else will just hurt their own business”, he said.
Clothing manufacturer Patagonia has devoted itself to the issue of sustainability in a rather unusual fashion. It is intended to make customers think twice about whether or not they really need a new outdoor jacket before buying one from the company.
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