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    New global H&M initiative to identify and support inspiring kids
    New global H&M initiative to identify and support inspiring kids

    H&M has introduced a new global initiative to identify and support young role models who are making progress on social equality, sustainability, education...

    4 May 2021

    SOUTH AFRICA

    RSA-EU strategic partnership encourages and supports green economic recovery
    RSA-EU strategic partnership encourages and supports green economic recovery

    Ambassador Riina Kionka, the head of the delegation of the European Union to South Africa, Ambassador Martin Schäfer, the German ambassador to SA, and Ambassador Aurélien Lechevallier, the French ambassador to SA, discuss the importance of investing in a green recovery for South Africa as well as the EU's projects in South Africa...

    Issued by GreenCape 14 Dec 2020

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    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

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    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

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    A moment of reckoning for business

    As the Covid-19 pandemic disrupts lives and damages economies, society is looking to big business for leadership and solutions. So far, however, the private sector has not lived up to expectations, Edelman's most recent Trust Barometer data shows...

    By Jordan Rittenberry 21 May 2020

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    Conscious consumerism to have significant impact on marketing strategies in 2020

    Warc has revealed that 84% of respondents to Warc's Marketers Toolkit survey said conscious consumerism and sustainability would have a significant or some impact on marketing strategies in 2020...

    20 Jan 2020

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    See who won at the 2019 D&AD Impact Awards

    The winners of the fourth annual D&AD Impact Awards were recently announced in New York...

    7 Nov 2019

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    Sergio Fernandez de Cordova, chairperson of the Summit and PVBLIC Foundation, and Kevin Swanepoel, The One Club CEO.
    The One Club announces Sustainable Development Pencil at SDG Media Summit 2019

    At the recent SDG Media Summit 2019, The One Club for Creativity announced the introduction of The One Show Sustainable Development Pencil...

    23 Sep 2019

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    The 2019 Care Awards jury. Image credit: Act Responsible.
    Act Responsible announces 2019 Care Awards jury

    The 2019 Care Awards jury has been announced. The jury will review the 2018 and 2019 entries celebrating excellence in promoting care for people and the environment...

    23 Sep 2019

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    #FairnessFirst: SA's Standard Bank commits to global #HeForShe movement
    #FairnessFirst: SA's Standard Bank commits to global #HeForShe movement

    Standard Bank has firmed up South Africa's commitment to UN Women's #HeForShe movement. Here's why it's so impactful, especially in Africa, and how you can go beyond clicktivism and get involved, too...

    By Leigh Andrews 8 Oct 2018

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    Serviceplan France’s joint chief creative officer Fabien Teichner.
    Fabien Teichner selected for One Club's 'Next Creative Leaders' jury

    Fabien Teichner, joint chief creative officer of Serviceplan France, will take part in the jury of The One Club and 3% Movement's new initiative: 'Next Creative Leaders'...

    29 Aug 2018

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    The One Club and the 3% Movement call for entries for Next Creative Leaders
    The One Club and the 3% Movement call for entries for Next Creative Leaders

    The One Club for Creativity and the 3% Movement opens global call for entries for their joint Next Creative Leaders programme...

    24 Jul 2018

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    Members of Stop Funding Hate were invited to the United Nations in Geneva to talk about the role of business in tackling xenophobia. © .
    190 countries agree to proposal to stop funding hate against migrants

    190 UN states have approved the final text of a new international agreement that outlines a range of measures for tackling xenophobia...

    23 Jul 2018

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    The Hidden Flag
    #FairnessFirst: Not-so-secretly supporting Pride Month with Russia's #thehiddenflag

    The Fifa World Cup settled the global gaze on Russia for the past few weeks. While July 2018 has been a time of football celebration, it's also Pride Month. So while 'gay propaganda' is still banned in Russia, that doesn't mean there's been a lack of rainbow support - where there's will, there's a way...

    By Leigh Andrews 16 Jul 2018

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    #FairnessFirst: Why SDGs are at the (Lion)heart of #CannesLions2018
    #FairnessFirst: Why SDGs are at the (Lion)heart of #CannesLions2018

    A stand-out factor of Cannes Lions 2018 was the introduction of the SDG Lions to this year's Festival of Creativity. We can make the world a better place through creativity...

    By Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2018

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    The One Club and MullenLowe launch Fight Gunfire With Fire, inspired by student activism
    The One Club and MullenLowe launch Fight Gunfire With Fire, inspired by student activism

    MullenLowe CCO Mark Wenneker and The One Club CEO Kevin Swanepoel team with programme founding partners Susan Hoffman at Wieden+Kennedy and Ida Woldemichael at Everytown for Gun Safety along with Psyop, Exile and others to transform student creative work into public campaigns...

    1 Jun 2018

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    Google and Common Ground launch 'Little by Little'
    Google and Common Ground launch 'Little by Little'

    Common Ground partners with Google to launch 'Little by Little', a global campaign in support of the Sustainable Development Goals...

    16 Mar 2018

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    #FairnessFirst: H&M's diversity manager and the #pinkify debate

    This week, diversity was a strong focus on social media as H&M announced the appointment of a diversity manager following the 'racist hoodie' outrage and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike...

    By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2018

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    Star-studded new British Airways safety video adds comic relief
    Star-studded new British Airways safety video adds comic relief

    In a new and entertaining pre-flight safety video, British Airways spreads important safety messages, while boosting fund-raising for Flying Start - the charity partnership between British Airways and Comic Relief...

    19 Jul 2017

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    Fighting sexism: ‘I love giving blow jobs to sandwiches’, says this model in the #WomenNotObjects campaign in the US. The Loeries aim to encourage local advertisers to celebrate work that acknowledges our humanity.
    Ad awards prioritise humanity

    Body language. Advertising in its simplest form is a brand's flirtation with a person. The way a brand makes a human feel will determine the relationship that follows between brand and consumer...

    By Suhana Gordhan 11 May 2017

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    Images from Open Design CT’s World Design Day 2017 event.
    How to make every day World Design Day in SA

    World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all...

    By Leigh Andrews 27 Apr 2017

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    Good Report 2016 Best Campaign promoting good causes goes to Nivea Doll

    The Good Report, a collaboration between ACT Responsible and The Gunn Report, identifies the campaigns, agencies, networks and advertisers that use creative campaigns to promote sustainability and social responsibility...

    18 Apr 2017

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    Five social good innovations
    Five social good innovations

    Added Value highlights five social good innovations from around the globe...

    14 Apr 2017

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