Seven sins of greenwashing

Hi Friends!   I hope that you’ve all had a great week so far! Recently, I came across this journal article which I found very interesting, so I thought I would share it with you.   What caught my attention was the ‘Seven sins of greenwashing’ (Dahl, 2010) that was mentioned in the article, namely: […]

Spilling the tea (coffee)

Hi friends!   Welcome back to my blog! Today, I will be attempting to “spill the tea (coffee)” about a company that I am sure everyone has heard of before and it is none other than Starbucks! Contrary to its green claims, is Starbucks actually sustainable and eco-friendly?   There is a total of 27, […]

Throw a little shade

  Hi friends!   It’s me again! Today I will be evaluating a particular product sold by a company who has made green claims. This brand is none other than Tarte Cosmetics. Contrary to its green claims, is Tarte cosmetics actually sustainable and eco-friendly?   As seen from the photo below, Tarte cosmetics has claimed that […]

More about greenwashing…

Hello friends! It’s me again! Hope that you have had a wonderful week so far. This week I will be talking more about the topic of greenwashing.   Source: Julia Lindpaintner What exactly is greenwashing? Greenwashing is the act of a company investing more resources in claiming and making sure that customers know that they […]

Hello there!

Hello and welcome to my blog! I am Vivien, a year 2 environmental studies student in the National University of Singapore (NUS) and I am about to bring you on my journey in discovering more about companies and their efforts in going green. Over the next few months, I will be discussing and evaluating some […]