Good marketing sometimes makes us forget to think through how our favorite items and goods are produced and what is the attitude of the company to those who produce them. In this article, we present the biggest crimes of non-eco-friendly companies and what you can do about it as a consumer.
The economic and environmental impact of companies
According to a 2017 study based on the Carbon Majors Database, China’s leading coal company is responsible for 14.32% of greenhouse gas emissions in the world. All in all, 20 companies are responsible for 47.2% of the emissions. Companies have a huge impact on us in many ways, although they often try to obscure the formed image and use greenwashing activities for better brand positioning.