Avoiding Greenhushing of Commitments and Progress Toward Net-Zero Emissions

Hosted by: The Climate Registry

“Greenhushing” is a growing barrier to industry wide progress on meeting net zero emissions targets. The term describes the practice of organizations withholding details of their sustainability reporting and targets to avoid potential criticism. Alternatively, corporate sustainability leaders can avoid this trend,by embracing rigorous data standards, full transparency, and carefully crafting their messaging. Learn from organizations representing multiple sides of net zero on how to enable best practices that build momentum around transparent, transformative reporting in an environment of critique and limited resources.


  • Emily Faint, Net Zero Policy Manager, BSI
  • Paul Huggins, Associate Director, The Carbon Trust
  • John Lang, Net Zero Lead, Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit
  • Moderator: Dan Krekelberg, Policy Director, The Climate Registry