Ethical fundraising is possible, despite what the RSC may claim

Today we are launching a new web resource on Ethical Sponsorship. Here's why. When unveiling the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Summer 2018 season recently, its Artistic Director Greg Doran seized the opportunity to defend the theatre company’s sponsorship deal with BP. According to iNews, Doran said that he 'would not bow to Art Not Oil activists … Continue reading Ethical fundraising is possible, despite what the RSC may claim

The Myth of acceptable oil sponsorship

The RSC takes irony to a new level, publicly defending BP sponsorship while championing a play about the disastrous consequences of ignoring climate change “Are there any other questions? About... something else?” This was the none-too-subtle way in which the RSC’s Deputy Artistic Director Erica Whyman shifted Saturday’s public discussion session – “Why are we … Continue reading The Myth of acceptable oil sponsorship