Friday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

Al Gore‘s Climate Reality Project launched this “Open Letter to World Leaders” featuring Edward Norton and Richard Branson (video above).

Buenos Aires-based agency Carlos & Dario is opening a U.S. office in Miami.

-Creative consultancy Persuasion Arts & Science was selected to help grow wider awareness of The Conservation Reserve Program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (CRP). 


-A report from consulting firm Brand Finance found that the recent “VW scandal has undone ‘decades of accumulated goodwill’ to Germany’s brand.”

-PlayStation is launching another creative review for Vue.

-Lowe Pirella appointed Diego Ricchiuti as president and CEO.

-The Denver Egotist says “Advertising Has a Part To Play In America’s Gun Violence.”

-Carpet One Floor & Home selected independent Boston marketing firm Winsper as its integrated brand agency of record following a review.