When moms took on drunk drivers during the Reagan years, they made a big difference. Now, Moms Against Climate Change, a Canadian advocacy organization, wants to make a similar impact on behalf of kids (and we’re all someone’s kid).
Renewable Fuels Association’s tagline, “Right Here, Right Now,” is a strong position for ethanol–the only clean-burning liquid fuel that’s readily available today. There may be better alternatives in our future, like biodiesel, but you can put ethanol in your car or truck right here and right now. Note: Too bad this spot doesn’t make use […]
Jelly Helm left his high profile and well-paying, if not always comfortable, position at Wieden + Kennedy about a year ago. He says he’s gaining momentum as a solo act now and that he feels great about his ability to provide a higher caliber of client service. The relationship with “clients” has been transformative. I […]
Every year a different Chicago ad agency takes up Off the Street Club’s cause. This year it’s Euro RSCG’s turn and Steffan Postaer is stoked. …if you go to offthestreetclub.org videos of these delightful kids and staff as well as other surprises await you. You can actually pull children off the street and put them […]
Greater Twin Cities United Way and they people they serve are getting a helping hand from Campbell Mithun and MRM Worldwide. According to Ad Age, today’s recession has expanded poverty outside its traditional third-world and inner-city areas. More people are in need of help and more charities are looking for the means to provide it. […]
The heath care debate is getting nasty. I suppose that happens when there’s a lot at stake. I could say something about the fraying of civic life in America, but that would be too obvious (and off point). So, let’s address advertising’s role in fomenting this civic unrest. Here’s a hard-hitting ad from Americans for […]
According to a Greenpeace press release, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, the maker of Kleenex, Scott and Cottonelle brands, has been convinced to institute stronger fiber sourcing standards that will increase conservation of forests globally and will make the company a leader for sustainably produced tissue products. Kimberly-Clark plans to obtain 100 percent of its wood fiber for […]
Grey, Milan and Global Call to Action Against Poverty teamed up to make eight posters–one each for every G8 member–that ask ordinary citizens to pressure their leaders to address one of mankind’s fundamental issues. [via I Believe In Advertising]