BP to end 27-year Tate Modern sponsorship

BP has announced it will be ending its controversial sponsorship of Tate Modern next year. The energy giant cited “extremely challenging business environment” for the move and told ELN it is “purely a business decision” rather than years of protests against the partnership of nearly three decades. BP said in a statement: “We are facing an […]

Bolton Wanderers picks energy firm for sponsorship deal

Bolton Wanderers will now be sponsored by an energy firm after fans protested against the football club entering into a sponsorship with pay-day loan company QuickQuid. The club said its deal with Bolton-based FibrLec comes after taking on board feedback from its fan base and discussions with local and national politicians. A petition against the […]

BP under fire over arts sponsorship

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management has called for money from oil and gas firms to be rejected as sponsorship for cultural institutions. As BP revealed this week that it is spending £66m a day on efforts to contain and clean up the spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the CIWEM particularly singles […]