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Malaysian Government Approved Environmental Quality (Amendment) Bill 2023 with Tougher Enforcement for Sustainability

On 25 March 2024, the Malaysian government made substantial strides to combat environmental pollution with the Environmental Quality (Amendment) Bill 2023, the amendment from the Environment Quality Act 1974 (Act 127). The proposed amendments to the Act are expected to significantly bolster enforcement capabilities, discourage environmental crimes and pollution, and ultimately allow for a more […]
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Landmark Case: KLM Fined for Greenwashing in Sustainability Ads  

A Dutch court has dealt a blow to greenwashing in the aviation industry with a landmark ruling against KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The court determined that KLM’s advertising campaign, promoting its environmental initiatives under the banner of “Fly Responsibly,” was misleading consumers. This decision sets a potentially significant precedent for airlines’ communication strategies for reducing […]
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