'This is just the beginning' says campaigner

'Monday was a really positive start for our campaign. We visited the agencies that work with Dove because we want them to know that the brand that they promote is linked to rainforest destruction because of its use of palm oil. Being socially and environmentally responsible should be an issue for leading PR companies, just as it has become so for many of their clients.

I was a little surprised at how defensive the agencies were, although they probably are not used to having orang-utans arriving in their offices in a normal working day. They aren't the main target for this work, though we do believe these agencies can play a positive role in changing Unilever's position.

I hope that once they read our report they'll realise what is at stake both for the climate and for species such as the orang-utan and will begin to lobby Unilever to respond positively to our campaign.

Greenpeace hasn't taken this approach before but as our work continues we may well continue to engage with other PR agencies that work with Unilever brands. This is just the beginning of our campaign.'

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