Monday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-The Ad Council and Tongal launched an “Embrace Refugees” campaign to coincide with World Refugee Day (video above).

Laughlin Constable launched a new website for The Nature Conservancy designed to “harness the power of the digital world to re-connect kids with nature.”

-Hasan & partners founder and chairman Ami Hasan asks “Can Trolling Be a Positive Force in Advertising?” at Cannes. 

-Deluxe appointed Ed Ulbrich as president and general manager of its VFX division

-Work & Co promoted Rachel Bogan to partner, product management. 

-To no one’s surprise, Y&R New Zealand’s “McWhopper” campaign won the Grand Prix in the Print & Publishing category at the 2016 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. 

-Comedian Billy Eichner accuses a recent CapitalOne ad of “ripping off” his show, Billy on the Street.

-Adweek explores “Why Most Ad Agencies Want the United Kingdom to Stay in the European Union.”