Not So Lovey Dovey


According to Greenpeace, Unilever is speeding up climate change by buying palm oil from companies busy destroying Indonesia’s rainforests to make way for palm oil plantations.
Unilever uses palm oil to make Dove soap and other products.

About David Burn

Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. I worked for seven agencies in five states before launching my own practice in 2009. Today, I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.

Comments

  1. What they don’t tell you is that they are advocating a policy – mandates and subsidies for ethanol – that are the real drivers of the new acreage under plow for ethanol.
    it’s easier to blame a corporation, I guess, than to think critically about what one advocates:
    http://dailybiz.wordpress.com/2008/04/24/blame-the-corporation/

  2. You’re saying that Greenpeace has love for ethanol? And that this campaign deflects attention from their own unwise decisions?
    Damn, when we need to monitor a group like Greenpeace, we really are living in post-modern times.