Critics say chemical company Ineos is ‘greenwashing’ with Team Sky sponsorship

The news of Sky’s new backer has not been met with universal praise

Team Sky's new back Sir Jim Ratcliffe (Photo: DIRK WAEM/AFP/Getty Images)

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The chemical company that will take over Team Sky has been accused of ‘greenwashing’ with their cycling sponsorship.

Ineos, the British firm run by billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe, has stepped in to sponsor the WorldTour outfit from the start of May.

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