Extinction Rebellion splattered fake oil over the London office of PR agency Hill+Knowlton today as part of a series of protests in the capital targeting organisations with "links to the fossil fuel industry".
UN secretary-general António Guterres called out the PR industry for its willingness to “shield the fossil-fuel industry from scrutiny” in a speech yesterday.
Climate advocacy groups Clean Creatives and Comms Declare have revealed this year's version of the F-List, a list of agencies that work alongside oil, coal, and gas companies.
SOUNDING BOARD: We ask industry experts if France’s ad ban on fossil fuels will have a butterfly effect on the APAC region to take similar steps.
The move follows similar bans in other European jurisdictions. Some industry experts compare fossil fuel advertising to cigarette ads, as voices in the UK contemplate similar action.
The decision reportedly stems from Edelman’s refusal to work on the East African Crude Oil Pipeline.
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