Definition of greenwashing in English:

greenwashing

noun

  • See greenwash

    • ‘In choosing alternatives, however, consumers need to be alert to greenwashing.’
    • ‘And greenwashing occurs when big resorts label themselves as ecotourism destinations but reject core principles.’
    • ‘While some of this is undoubtedly greenwashing, Klein, a spokesperson for the American Forest and Paper Association, asserts that the industry is currently using all the recycled paper it can get.’
    • ‘Some corporations are laying claim to green credentials, but more tough-minded environmentalists call it greenwashing.’
    • ‘The biotech companies devote billions of dollars to global greenwashing each year.’