Co-ordinated campaign aimed against companies accused of using Games to 'greenwash' unethical corporate activities

This article titled “Protest groups target Olympics sponsors with new campaign” was written by Owen Gibson, Olympics editor, for The Guardian on Sunday 15th April 2012 22.01 UTC

A coalition of pressure groups will on Monday unveil a new campaign against three controversial sponsors of the London Olympics, accusing them of using the Games to “greenwash” unethical corporate activities.

With the growing prospect of protests at the Games by groups seeking to highlight the activities of its corporate backers and others planning to use it as a broader canvas to protest against capitalism, the Greenwash Gold campaign marks a new level of co-ordination.

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