Archives for July 2008

Workshop presentation at 2gether08

This is the presentation given at the Coca-Cola campaign workshop at 2gether08 on 3 July 2008. | View | Upload your own Further information: All of the Coca Cola campaign posts

Follow-up interview with iPM’s Jennifer Tracey

I was very grateful to have been invited to contribute to the inspiring 2gether08 event last Thursday. I attended with two hats on. In my current role as secondee to CLG, I’d gone there to check out my hunch that this is the sort of event and network that local and national Government needs to […]

A video of the full interview with iPM

Many thanks are due to my friend David Wilcox for filming, editing and uploading the full interview with Jennifer Tracey of iPM. Here it is – cheers David: Simon Berry interviewed by BBC iPM from David Wilcox on Vimeo. The edited (audio-only) interview is here. Further information: All of the Coca Cola campaign posts

Summary of progress to date – Interview with David Wilcox

Here is a status report delivered through a 3 minute video interview with David Wilcox at Simon Berry from David Wilcox on Vimeo.

Guerilla Report on Saturday Live

Just emailed ‘Saturday Live‘ suggesting that the Coca-Cola campaign be featured in their ‘Guerilla Report’ slot. Let’s see what happens.

Meet Adrian Ristow

The research into Coca-Cola’s distribution network in Ethopia and Tanzania, first mentioned here, is now underway and Adrian is the man on the ground. Despite the inevitable connectivity issues that we will face, Adrian has undertaken to keep a dialogue going on the work he is doing and the people he meets. This picture was […]

5th Facebook Newsletter – 6/7/08

6/7/08 – 5th Newsletter Simon Berry sent a message to the members of Let’s talk to Coca Cola about saving the World’s children. ——————– Subject: 5th Newsletter – Coca-Cola Rehydration Campaign Dear All Thank you all for your continued support to the campaign. Here is a summary of progress since the 4th Newsletter update. 1. […]

One reason why WaterAid are reluctant to engage

There has been a lot of activity going on behind the scenes recently in our efforts to get an international NGO to engage with the Coca-Cola Campaign. As I have indicated on the Facebook Group this is going to be a challenge. The biggest leap forward came yesterday from an extremely helpful person in DfID […]

So, what is the intrepid Adrian up to?

Last week, we heard from Adrian Ristow, an independent contractor now working with Coca-cola in Africa, doing some on-the-ground research into what makes local distribution models work. He’s now going to look at whether there is mileage in our idea to distribute rehydration salts as part of his work, as the research in the field […]

Coca-Cola Campaign to be discussed on the BBC World Service

On Sunday (13/7/08) at 5am (BST) I’ll be on my bike on my way to BBC Bush House for the Weekend edition of The World Today on the BBC World Service. I’ll be discussing the Coca-Cola Campaign with a panel of people which includes a Professor of Econmic Development from Kenya who will be in […]