Claims that don't cut it

Hely, Susan
September 2009
Money (Australia Edition);Sep2009, Issue 116, p31
The article focuses on the growing concern about carbon offsets that products claim to have. It mentions the growing number of carbon offset claims as business owners attempt to address consumers' desire to cut their greenhouse gas emissions which contribute to climate change. Due to misleading claims, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) forced GreenPower, the accreditation program of government, to inform power suppliers of altering how they trade renewable energy. Consumers are also warned by ACCC about such claims.


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