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Reality cheques.

Reality cheques.

Posted Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Some of the world’s top PR companies refuse to work with climate change deniers – but will (or should) designers follow suit?

A recent article in The Guardian newspaper’s ‘Sustainable Business Blog’ has detailed unexpected announcements by some of the world’s largest public relations companies that they will refuse to work on campaigns – and in some cases, with clients – that deny the reality of climate change and its effect upon our world.

The PR companies were responding to a short questionnaire sent to twenty-five of the world’s largest PR companies by the Washington-based Climate Investigations Centre, an organisation dedicated to exposing the links between big business and climate change deniers.

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David Mellonie

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