Recent Trends in Greenwashing and Sustainability Class Actions

Jessica Davidson Nina R. Rose Geoffrey M. Wyatt John H. Beisner

On June 21, Skadden hosted a webinar titled “Recent Trends in Greenwashing and Sustainability Class Actions,” which covered current issues in greenwashing lawsuits and the steps a company can take to defend against an environment-related class action. Firm speakers included mass torts, insurance and consumer litigation head John Beisner and partners Jessica Miller, Nina Rose and Geoffrey Wyatt. The panel discussed recent trends in environmental footprint class actions, how companies can avoid a greenwashing class action lawsuit, the impact of federal and state regulations on companies developing green products, state attorneys general’s actions regarding environmental matters and California-specific issues.