Launch of Greenwash Gold 2012 Campaign

London Mining Network, UK Tar Sands Network and Bhopal Medical Appeal have launched our ‘Greenwash Gold 2012′ Campaign.

See the campaign website at http://www.greenwashgold.org/ and vote for the company you think should win Greenwash Gold.  

London Mining Network is backing Rio Tinto for Greenwash Gold. Watch the campaign video and vote at http://www.greenwashgold.org/index.php/rio-tinto. For more information on the world’s third biggest mining company, see http://londonminingnetwork.org/2012/04/rio-tinto-and-the-2012-olympic-medals/.

LMN member group UK Tar sands Network is backing BP. For more information, see http://www.no-tar-sands.org/2012/04/olympic-sponsors-slammed-in-new-campaign-to-vote-for-greenwash-gold-rio-tinto-dow-chemical-and-bp-targeted-by-coalition-of-environmental-and-human-rights-organisations/.

See also:

‘Greenest ever’ Olympics claims dismissed as corporate spin

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/greenest-ever-olympics-claims-dismissed-as-corporate-spin-7647995.html

Take a hard look at the Games’ ‘ethical’ sponsors

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/comment/comment/take-a-hard-look-at-the-games-ethical-sponsors-7657206.html

Olympic Protesters Target Dow’s $100 Million Sponsorship

http://www.forbes.com/sites/freddreier/2012/04/17/olympic-protesters-target-dows-100-million-sponsorship/

New Campaign to Vote for the Worst Corporate Sponsor of London’s 2012 Olympics

http://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/greenwash-gold-2012-campaign-questions-sponsorship-londons-2012-olympics.html

Campaigners target Olympic sponsors

http://www.corpcommsmagazine.co.uk/news/2341-campaigners-target-olympic-sponsors

London 2012: Greenwash Gold 2012 campaign launched against three sponsors of Olympics

http://www.london24.com/2012-olympics/olympics-news/london_2012_greenwash_gold_2012_campaign_launched_against_three_sponsors_of_olympics_1_1350240

The London 2012 Olympics have some ‘killer sponsors’

http://intercontinentalcry.org/the-london-2012-olympics-have-some-killer-sponsors/

Greenwash Gold campaign launches

http://www.ethicalconsumer.org/latestnews/tabid/62/entryid/964/greenwash-gold-campaign-launches.aspx

Activists give Olympic sponsors the wrong kind of publicity

http://www.theweek.co.uk/uk-business/46328/activists-give-olympic-sponsors-wrong-kind-publicity#ixzz1sOENZUPi

and:

http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/summer-olympics/2012/sponsors/16610-coalition-of-environmental-and-human-rights-groups-launch-olympic-sponsor-protest-campaign#.T4zwfyteLGw.email

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/apr/15/protest-groups-olympics-sponsors-campaign.

http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/olympics/an-unlikely-protest-pinup-for-the-summers-olympic-games-7646602.html

http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/1304084/bp_dow_and_rio_tinto_targetted_by_olympic_greenwash_award.html

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/olympics-corporate-sponsors-targeted-organized-protests-050700470.html

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/mining-energy/rio-tinto-dow-chemicals-bp-targets-in-campaign-against-olympics-sponsors/story-e6frg9df-1226327736070

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/1/0/1921219/KUER.Local.News/Rio.Tinto.Targeted.in.Campaign.Against.Olympic.Sponsors

 

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