Al Gore Climate Change film receives major award
An Inconvenient Truth picked up an IVCA Clarion Award for responsible media at this year's ceremony at BAFTA. Other winners included the BBC, Toyota, The National Theatre and Friends of the Earth.
[UKPRwire, Fri Sep 29 2006] An Inconvenient Truth, the Climate Change film featuring Al Gore, was one of the winners at the annual IVCA Clarion Awards which took place at BAFTA in London on September 29th.
The Awards, presented by Moira Stuart, are given for the best examples of ethical communications and were launched four years ago as the first of their kind in the world to celebrate media responsibility across all delivery platforms.
Mainstream media winners included: BBC’s ‘Woman’s Hour’, ‘Talking Scotland’ and ‘It's Not Easy Being Green’; RTE Ireland's celebration of ‘Samuel Beckett's Centenary’; and The National Theatre in London for both the play 'Southwark Fair' and its 'Connections Programme' for young people. Among other winners were: Barclay's Bank, Honda, Toyota, Serco, Nationwide and Friend's of the Earth.
Vernon Ellis (International Chairman, Accenture), Julia Cleverdon (Chief Executive, Business in the Community) and Gary Withers (Chairman & Managing Director, Imagination) received Champion Awards for their outstanding contribution to ethical communications. The event was attended by senior figures from Government, Business and the Arts.