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Expanding the taxonomy of greenwashing after the volkswagen scandal author links open overlay panel alfonso siano a agostino vollero a francesca conte a sara amabile b recent. “social and environmental responsibility should not be a competitive sport,” said daniel korschun, a professor of marketing at drexel university who has studied greenwashing.