Grey Grudgingly Returns Bronze Lion It Won at Cannes for Questionable ‘I SEA’ App

Calls attacks on the project 'unwarranted, unfair, unrelenting'

Without acknowledging any wrongdoing, Grey Group said Wednesday it is returning the Bronze Lion it won at the Cannes festival last month for a refugee-locating app that some critics had deemed fake—and which the agency itself said was not yet usable.

@nudd Tim Nudd is a former creative editor of Adweek.