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Greenwashing, Environmental Justice & the Super Bowl

Not everyone is buying into the hype about the Super Bowl, especially when it comes to claims about efforts to reduce the negative impacts of the event on the environment and the local community…

“in the South Los Angeles community dubbed the “City of Champions,” which is majority Black and Latino, residents are fighting back. Community members and activist groups, including the Lennox-Inglewood Tenants Union and a coalition of organizations attempting to block the city’s hosting of the 2028 Olympics, have accused the city and the National Football League, or NFL, of “greenwashing” — using deceptive marketing to convince the public that their policies are environmentally-friendly, sustainable, and community-oriented”

READ MORE: https://grist.org/cities/greenwashing-super-bowl-2022-sofi-stadium-inglewood/

 

 


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