Dutch airline KLM sued over ‘greenwashing’ ads

KLM airplanes are seen parked at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka van de WouwRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSummaryCompaniesFirst such lawsuit against airline industry -NGOsClaim filed in Amsterdam by Dutch campaign groups, ClientEarth’Fly Responsibly’ advertising campaign misleading-NGOsCase part of rising tide of climate litigationAMSTERDAM/LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) – Environmental groups are suing the Dutch subsidiary of Air France KLM (AIRF.PA) over an advertising campaign they allege breaches European consumer law by misleading the public over how sustainable its flights are.Dutch campaigners Fossielvrij NL, supported by environmental law charity ClientEarth and Reclame Fossielvrij, …
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