Lego's partnership with Shell 'not awesome', according to Greenpeace viral

Lego lovers be warned - the typically idyllic scene at the beginning of this video is not as it seems. Prepare to watch the happy toy characters drowned by a rising tide of oil, overseen by a cigar-puffing Shell executive.

The film is the latest phase in Greenpeace’s campaign to get Lego to end its ties with Shell, after the Danish toymaker released a statement defending its association with the brand last week.

The ad features a solemn cover version of the theme song from the recent Lego movie, ‘Everything is Awesome’.

Brand: Greenpeace

Client: Mel Evans, Arctic campaigner, Greenpeace

Agency: Don’t Panic

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1 Brands that forge an emotional tie are best protected from copycats

Forging an emotional tie with consumers is one of the strongest ways to protect your brand. Products can be copycatted, but the distinctive identity of a true brand can never be replicated argues Nir Wegrzyn, CEO of BrandOpus.

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