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Reggie Watts Has Created Truly Odd Greenpeace Ads Aimed at the Tech Industry 'My grandma clicks dirty'

Reggie Watts yodels, raps, hangs with woodland fauna, floats on a giant leaf and generally goofs around in a quartet of new videos from Greenpeace. The environmental group is sending a…

August 20, 2014, 11:41 AM EDT

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: July 4-11 A Thai tearjerker, a Lego lesson and a well deserved beer. Vote for your favorite spot

In this week's best ads, two mobile companies—Samsung and Thailand's DTAC—are as far away in their marketing approaches as they are geographically, with the former continuing its attacks on Apple…

July 11, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT

Even If You Hate Greenpeace and Love Lego, You Have to Admire This Gorgeous Attack Ad With Shell around, everything is not awesome

Greenpeace takes a page from Chipotle's marketing playbook—haunting animation plus a distressing cover of a well-known song—in its continuing assault on Lego for partnering with Shell on a set of…

July 9, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT

Greenpeace Targets Lego for Shell Partnership in New Campaign Environmental group staged a protest at Legoland in Windsor today

Environmental group Greenpeace staged a protest today at Legoland in Windsor, England, targeting Lego for their partnership with Shell, The Drum reports. Shell has faced harsh backlash from environmentalists for…

July 1, 2014, 3:26 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Greenpeace Imagines a Brave New World With Robot Honeybees Worried about colony collapse? Problem solved

This gorgeously realized two-minute Greenpeace film posits a near future where honeybees, currently threatened by colony collapse, are replaced by robotic simulacra that pollinate fields and keep our ecosystem in…

May 1, 2014, 12:38 PM EDT

Honeybees Get Fed Up With Humans and Launch 'Greenbees' Protest Movement Ad features Greenpeace's tiniest chapter ever

Imagine if bees could stop humans from killing them by hijacking pesticide sprinklers, putting up banners and picketing grocery stores. That would be the bee's knees. Greenpeace has conjured up just…

April 23, 2014, 1:18 PM EDT

Downton Abbey's Carson Makes for One Intensely Unhinged Santa North Pole suffers a dank doom in Greenpeace spot

Jim Carter, who plays Downton Abbey's reserved and dignified butler, Carson, brilliantly interprets Santa Claus as a disheveled, on-the-edge shadow of his jolly old self in this striking British Greenpeace…

December 5, 2013, 11:49 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Greenpeace Jude Law and Radiohead contribute to the haunting vision of a homeless polar bear in London

Last month in Cannes, Bill Clinton exhorted advertising people to use their powers of communication to elucidate, and thus help solve, some of the world's most pressing problems—in particular, global…

July 9, 2012, 1:04 PM EDT

Greenpeace Fans Ambush Volkswagen's Facebook Wall Auto brand asks for New Year's resolutions, gets an earful

Social media is funny. You ask an innocent question, and you get a load of abuse in return. Volkswagen U.K. is learning that this week, as its fairly innocuous New…

January 5, 2012, 12:05 PM EST

Greenpeace Ad Celebrates 40 Years of Pissing People Off Peter Thwaites crafts birthday spot

Here's an amusing little 40th-birthday spot for Greenpeace, directed by Peter Thwaites (of Georgeous/Les Télécréateurs), in which various greedy corporate bigwigs literally curse the group after being defeated in some…

September 16, 2011, 8:45 AM EDT

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