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BAD BUSINESS: Top Global Brands Accused Over Controversial 'Painted Home' Adverts in Africa


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Cal
- 1386 days ago - theecologist.org
Global brands, including Coca-Cola, Unilever and Vodafone offer African township residents a 'lick of paint' in exchange for turning their homes into advertisements



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Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 25, 2012, 5:09 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 25, 2012, 5:16 pm
noted
 

Aimee A. (177)
Wednesday April 25, 2012, 6:01 pm
The corporations they know no shame! Thanks for posting!
 

Robert Hardy (68)
Wednesday April 25, 2012, 9:24 pm
Par for the course for corporations. If their products were exploited in such a manner, they would be in court in a heartbeat. A new on for the list... cheat the poor. Well maybe not so new.
 

Quanta Kiran (67)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 4:45 am
Thanks.
 

Angela N. (0)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 3:17 pm
thanks :)
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 6:37 pm
Thanks Cal--no wonder many Africans have difficulty getting out of poverty!
 

S M. (0)
Friday April 27, 2012, 4:32 am
How patronising by the companies. Another example of corporate amorality.

The houses that need help would probably fall down, they so cobbled, if a paintbrush touched them.
 
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