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Omnicom is greener than IPG (by a shade)

Omnicom takes top honors in Newsweek's Green Rankings 2009 report—among ad holding companies, that is. It is quite a bit back in the pack, at No. 472, out of…

September 30, 2009, 9:38 AM EDT

Ogilvy on saving the world through advertising

By Eleftheria Parpis In a testament to the belief that advertising can change the world, Bill Becker, executive director of the Presidential Climate Action Project, told an Adverting Week audience on…

September 23, 2009, 8:28 PM EDT

Starbucks, Walmart talk up green initiatives

By Elaine Wong Monday night's "Team Earth" panel at Advertising Week, held at The Times Center and consisting of top execs from Starbucks and Walmart, was positioned as a gathering of…

September 22, 2009, 3:02 PM EDT

Adman wins solar account, won't eat shorts

So, this is what it takes to win new business nowadays. Back in March, Ted Page of Captains of Industry vowed to eat his shorts on camera if the Boston…

September 16, 2009, 9:20 AM EDT

DDB, WWF Reeling From Fallout Over 9/11 Ad

UPDATE, Friday. In their joint apology for this now-infamous 9/11 ad, DDB Brazil and WWF Brazil mentioned their previous collaborations. Here's a sampling of ads they've done together since 2007. UPDATE,…

September 1, 2009, 10:51 AM EDT

Listen to the Big-Oil CEO on climate change

This anti-Big-Oil spot from environmental group Avaaz.org pushes all the right buttons and succeeds by being rather restrained and good-natured where others would go too far with the name-calling and…

April 29, 2009, 8:39 AM EDT

Philly wraps recycling trucks for Earth Day

Sometimes, art is where you find it. At Philadelphia's Earth Day parade today, locals need look no further than 10 recycling trucks newly wrapped with colorful floral, aquatic, avian…

April 22, 2009, 7:50 AM EDT

AT&T spot introduces nation to Toms Shoes

When you buy a pair of shoes from Toms, another pair is donated to a child in need. This "One for One" business model has sparked a lot of well-deserved…

April 13, 2009, 9:50 AM EDT

Wieden and Honda try headlight animation

Here's another logistical wonder for Honda from "Cog" masterminds Wieden + Kennedy. This time around, the agency's Amsterdam office arranged a massive grid of cars and coordinated the headlights to…

March 27, 2009, 6:12 AM EDT

Global warming hits home in Brazilian PSA

Brazilian ad agency Ponto de Criacao put together this environmental PSA, which quietly and skillfully dramatizes the problem of climate change. "When you feel it, it's already too late," says…

March 9, 2009, 2:42 PM EDT

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