Shell and Exxon face censure over claim gas was 'cleanest fossil fuel'

clock
Shell and Exxon face censure over claim gas was 'cleanest fossil fuel'

Dutch advertising watchdog's ruling prompts company to change line to 'least polluting fossil fuel' as campaigners welcome action over 'misleading' ad

The Dutch advertising watchdog will on Tuesday censure Shell and Exxon for claiming that natural gas was "the cleanest of all fossil fuels" in an advert earlier this year. It will be the second time...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Marketing

Align in the snow: Davos delay could push back key green discussions in 2022

Align in the snow: Davos delay could push back key green discussions in 2022

With World Economic Forum's annual get-together delayed, key discussions over climate and sustainability discussions may also have to wait, warn S30 co-chairs Steve Varley from EY and Freuds' CEO Dr Arlo Brady

Steve Varley and Dr Arlo Brady, S30
clock 25 January 2022 • 3 min read
IRENA director-general Francesco La Camera | Credit: IRENA

'We are the good guys': IRENA's Francesco La Camera on hydrogen, nuclear, and the energy crisis

Director-general of the clean energy agency offers his thoughts on the energy crisis, green and blue hydrogen, and why renewables must be the priority in the 2020s

Michael Holder
clock 24 January 2022 • 10 min read
The firm is set to install its first heat pump in Devon next month | Credit: British Gas

'Momentum around this technology is building': British Gas to begin installing home heat pumps

British Gas customers in Devon and South West England to be offered heat pumps from next month before nationwide rollout

Michael Holder
clock 24 January 2022 • 3 min read