Tag Archives: Greenpeace

Coca-Cola in Greenpeace sights for allegedly wasting Xmas

Coca-Cola is getting a fair bit of stick this Christmas with UK councils and others talking of banning its humungous Christmas trucks, touring the country fully of sugary stuff and, it’s said, targeting poorer areas where kids have bad teeth ...

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Greenpeace launches new ‘brand attack’ on Volkswagen

As if Volkswagen didn’t have enough on its plate, eco warriors Greenpeace are launching a Halloween campaign ‘Trick. No Treat’ targeting the German carmaker over its use of defeat devices to chart emissions testing. Greenpeace campaigner Areeba Hamid says: “This ...

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Lucasfilm nixes Greenpeace ‘Little Darth Vader’ spoof – or was it Volkswagen?

Alas it’s gone, YouTube has pulled the Greenpeace ‘Little Darth Vader’ spoof commercial that spearheaded the environmental group’s assault on giant carmaker Volkswagen for allegedly trying to block emissions legislation. Lucasfilm, headed by Star Wars producer George Lucas, is claiming ...

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B-M unveils Brand Vulnerability Index

With BP’s environmental, financial and PR disaster at Deepwater still much in the public’s minds, it’s perhaps no surprise that Burson-Marsteller has produced a Brand Vulnerability Index, which outlines the issues preoccupying more than 3000 non-governmental organisations across the world. ...

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Nestle bows to Greenpeace online campaign

More evidence of how the web is enabling pressure groups with relatively small budgets to embarrass global brands emerged today with the news that Nestle, owner of the KitKat brand, says it is to work with NGOs to investigate its ...

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