Lego Ends Ties with Shell

B2 – Upper intermediate
Lego had a partnership with Shell and made toys that had Shell logo on them. There were over a million people who emailed Lego asking it to end its deal with Shell that brought pressure to finally end its contract with the oil  company.

Greenpeace gets Lego to end ties with Shell

Discuss:

1. Give your opinion about Greenpeace’s move to pressure Lego from ending their contract with Shell.
2. Do you think that parents have a responsibility in choosing the right toys to educate their children about preserving the environment?
3. In your country are there specific projects to tackle environmental issues?
*as of September 2015 Shell has abandoned drilling operations in the Alaskan Arctic

 

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