GLOBAL

NPO exerts pressure on FMCG and retail giants to cut plastic usage
NPO exerts pressure on FMCG and retail giants to cut plastic usage

Citing new data on the growing plastic pollution problem, California-based not-for-profit organisation As You Sow has filed shareholder proposals with 10 leading consumer goods companies and retailers, calling for commitments to absolute cuts in the use of plastic packaging.

2 days ago

GLOBAL

Vans donates $1m to charities focused on mental health
Vans donates $1m to charities focused on mental health

For its second annual Checkerboard Day, Vans will focus on the vital role creativity plays in helping individuals and communities address mental health and well-being, in light of the period of global isolation experienced as a result of Covid-19.

3 Nov 2020

GLOBAL

L'Oréal announces winners of Beauty Tech for Good Challenge
L'Oréal announces winners of Beauty Tech for Good Challenge

The international competition recognises the most innovative startups supporting responsible, sustainable and inclusive beauty...

14 Oct 2020

GLOBAL

Converse strengthens commitment to youth mentorship and empowerment
Converse strengthens commitment to youth mentorship and empowerment

Converse is expanding its All Stars youth mentorship programme by opening it to the public for the first time, with the aim to incorporate a more grassroots approach to supporting youth action...

23 Sep 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Diageo achieves bulk of 2020 Sustainability and Responsibility targets
Diageo achieves bulk of 2020 Sustainability and Responsibility targets

The maker of Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Guinness announced the completion of the majority of its 2020 Sustainability and Responsibility goals...

13 Aug 2020

GLOBAL

Why Ford, Chanel and other companies pitch in during a crisis - without the government ordering them to
Why Ford, Chanel and other companies pitch in during a crisis - without the government ordering them to

Severe shortages of critical medical supplies have prompted governments to compel private companies to fill the gap...

By Elham Mafi-Kreft and Steven Kreft 26 May 2020

GLOBAL

The most valuable global retail brands for 2019
The most valuable global retail brands for 2019

The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...

14 May 2019

KENYA

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Concerted campaign helps women in Kenya's flower industry get a better deal

Women form an estimated 75% of workers at production level in Kenya and have seen some positive improvements in their employment conditions and rights over the years. But it hasn't been an easy journey...

By Lara Bianchi 16 Feb 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Inside the Lush life of an ethical cosmetics buyer
Inside the Lush life of an ethical cosmetics buyer

Working as a buyer for ethical handmade cosmetics company Lush, your travels could take you sourcing neroli oil in Tunisia, blue chamomile oil in Hungary and shea butter in Ghana...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Oct 2017

UNITED KINGDOM

The Time to Change 'edvertorial'
The Time to Change 'edvertorial'

LONDON, UK: The Time to Change charitable campaign partners with IPC Media for true editorial integration around mental health problems...

1 Dec 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

The initiative provides an audio-based mobile training course targeting front line health workers (FLW) to help them deliver life-saving information, and is also aimed at helping pregnant women and their families prepare for the unexpected and potentially deadly situations that can arise in child birth.
The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

Vijay Sai PratapBy Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD's White Pencil/The International Exchange (TIE) join forces, create 'social intrepreneurs'
D&AD's White Pencil/The International Exchange (TIE) join forces, create 'social intrepreneurs'

LONDON, UK: Nominees get the chance to go on a groundbreaking NGO placement; fighting major obstacles faced by worldwide NGOs at a grassroots level.

9 Dec 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Cannes Chimera to mentor 10 new Gates Foundation grantees
Cannes Chimera to mentor 10 new Gates Foundation grantees

LONDON, UK: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced today, the first Cannes Chimera Gates Foundation grantees who will work to develop innovative approaches to changing the global conversation about the impact of development aid. The grantees are part of the foundation's Grand Challenges Explorations initiative that fosters innovation to overcome the most persistent challenges in global health and development.

2 Nov 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

The White Pencil
The White Pencil

LONDON, UK: The six-week countdown to Peace Day has begun - Peace Day, 21 September 2012 #whitepencil. What will you do to put this date at the forefront of everyone's minds?

13 Aug 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Show your support for The White Pencil
Show your support for The White Pencil

LONDON, UK: D&AD is launching the White Pencil Kitemark this week and is asking supporters of the project to post the logo on their site to encourage creatives to participate in the initiative.

12 Jul 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Charities have to tackle 'new normal' economic conditions to survive - PwC
Charities have to tackle 'new normal' economic conditions to survive - PwC

LONDON, UK: An economic climate of disappointing growth and volatility could be the 'new normal' for charities, prolonging the challenging fundraising climate, and further shocks cannot be ruled out.

21 May 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

2011 Framepool/LBB/FireFlies Challenge shortlist
2011 Framepool/LBB/FireFlies Challenge shortlist

LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / NEW YORK, US: The shortlist of the 2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge is out! The jury - including representatives from RSA, BBDO, 180 Amsterdam and Publicis - evaluated more than 40 short movies on the topic 'compassion'.

20 Jun 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Enter the School Enterprise Challenge 2011!
Enter the School Enterprise Challenge 2011!

LONDON, UK: The School Enterprise Challenge is a global competition for schools in developing countries to establish new school-based enterprises, or to develop existing ones further. This is a fantastic opportunity to generate additional income for your school and by entering you stand a chance of winning a top prize of US$10 000!

15 Jun 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

2011 Framepool/LBB/Challenge announces award show details
2011 Framepool/LBB/Challenge announces award show details

LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: The voting of the jury for the 2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge is done. The shortlist of the ten best films will be announced on 16 June 2011, the final award ceremony and screening take place on 23 June 23 in Cannes' Cinéma Star.

10 Jun 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge latest news
2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge latest news

LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: Framepool, LBB and the Fireflies can now welcome even more advertising super stars to their challenge's prominent jury: Al Moseley (180 Amsterdam), Barnsley (The Mill) and Tiger Savage (Tiger's Eye) are now also confirmed as judges.

5 May 2011



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