Definición de greenwash en inglés:

greenwash

Silabificación: green·wash
Pronunciación: /ˈgrēnˌwäSH, -ˌwôSH
 
/
(also greenwashing)

sustantivo

  • Disinformation disseminated by an organization so as to present an environmentally responsible public image: the recycling bins in the cafeteria are just feeble examples of their corporate greenwash
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • If the company suggests ‘self-regulation,’ its public image-making is probably greenwash.
    • Can business use its brands to benefit the environment or is that just greenwash?
    • These masters of climate greenwash have undergone expensive corporate makeovers and now present themselves as leaders in reducing CO2 emissions and supporting renewable energy.

Derivativos

greenwasher

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We've obviously gone beyond the point where sustainability is just a buzzword for corporate greenwashers.
  • Earth Day 2000's ‘Don't Be Fooled’ report highlights the worst of this past year's ‘greenwashers’, companies that make false or misleading environmental claims.
  • For the past eleven years, Earthday Resources has issued its Don't Be Fooled Awards to the top ten ‘greenwashers ‘of the previous year.’

Origen

1980s: from green 'not ecologically harmful', on the pattern of whitewash.

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