By John Donovan
Royal Dutch Shell has suffered a string of PR debacles.
In October 2013, Shell Out Sounds, a group of singers, musicians and activists who opposed Shell’s sponsorship of Southbank Centre, staged an unsanctioned performance from the Royal Festival Hall’s choir seats in protest of a Shell Classic International concert.
The campaigners condemned the so-called ‘oil-branded concerts’ and condemned Shell for its record of environmental damage.
The venue dropped Shell: “Campaigners celebrate end of Shell’s Southbank sponsorship”