👋🏽 Welcome aboard INEOS – Official performance partner of our teams in black.
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– All Blacks (AllBlacks) 27 July 2021
Not everyone satisfied…
According to NZR President Mark Robinson, this partnership with Ineos is an “exciting new adventure” that will allow the All Blacks “to work alongside some of the best sports teams in the world.” For his part, Ineos Group President Jim Ratcliffe made no secret of his satisfaction. “We are delighted to partner with Team All Blacks,” the businessman said in a statement. They have always shown the courage and determination to perform at the highest sporting level and we can learn a lot from them. However, Ineos’ commitment to New Zealand’s rugby teams, which will display the brand’s logo on their shorts, does not appeal to Greenpeace. “Many of our rugby players are of Maori descent or descendants of Pacific peoples, and they are frontline residents of rising sea levels and torrential rains,” said Jorisa Lee, senior manager of the New Zealand Federation. They should not be required to wear a climate polluter tag such as Ineos. “Considerations that the NZR chiefs clearly did not take into account.
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