BP, Rio Tinto and Dow Chemical are being accused of using the 2012 games to 'greenwash' their reputations, protests aim to remind about current environmental disasters caused by these multinational companies.

This article titled “London Olympics: campaigners target ethical records of corporate sponsors” was written by Owen Gibson, Olympics editor, for guardian.co.uk on Friday 29th June 2012 13.58 UTC

With the Olympics now just a month away, campaigners plan to step up their campaign to publicise what they claim is an attempt by global companies to use the games to “greenwash” their reputation.

This week there was a “guerilla” performance to protest against BP before a staging of Comedy of Errors at the Camden Roundhouse as part of the Cultural Olympiad, while Drop Dow Now protesters staged a “die-in” at the Olympic countdown clock in Trafalgar Square.

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