Philanthropist and richest man in Africa, Nigeria's Aliko Dangote, has been ranked 11th of the 50 World's Greatest leaders for 2019...
US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...
Leigh Andrews 21 May 2019
How an American and Rwandan partnership brought the mythical 'Wakanda' to life by harnessing drone technology to deliver life-saving medical supplies...
Louise Marsland 1 Mar 2019
The MTV Staying Alive Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary with an inspirational gala at Guastavino's in New York City...
30 Nov 2018
Giant Films in collaboration with an international team of creatives recently completed an anti-poaching, 90-second film for Over and Above Africa...
Jessica Tennant 6 Nov 2018
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
NYC bodega owners and artists have launched a project to design totes highlighting the importance of reducing plastic waste and to send a message to the governor that New York needs a bag fee - not just a bag ban...
2 May 2018
New York-based Fashion Institute of Technology graduate and biomaterials research company AlgiKnit co-founder and COO Aleksandra Gosiewski gave a thought-provoking presentation at Design Indaba on Wednesday on why they, at AlgiKnit, believe that biology is the future of fashion and their revolutionary work in their search for a sustainable product...
Jessica Tennant 23 Feb 2018
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...
Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2018
21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge. Impact evaluation data shows that an average of 3,200 community members benefits per fellowship awarded...
20 Jul 2017
A new 'Community Help' feature provides a forum at the leading social network where assistance can be offered to victims of floods, earthquakes, fires or other kinds of natural or accidental tragedy, according to Facebook vice president of social good Naomi Gleit...
9 Feb 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday he is a dad and pledged to give away his fortune to make the world a "better place" for baby daughter Maxima and others...
2 Dec 2015
WASHINGTON, US: IBM has announced it will offer its analytics platform and other technology for use in African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.
28 Oct 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Five nonprofit groups got word on Wednesday that Google will help them fulfill visions of using the technology titan's Internet-linked Glass eyeware to do good.
10 Jul 2014
NEW YORK CITY: The IMA Interactive Media Awards deadline is looming - in fact, it's today, Monday, 30 June.
25 Jun 2014
NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards, honouring the World's Best Advertising, announced its 2014 award-winners this week at the New York Show gala held at the iconic New York Public Library Stephen A. Schwarzman Building.
9 May 2014
NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has announced five additional appointments to the 2014 Executive Jury.
27 Jan 2014
LOS ANGELES, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: The Los Angeles and Johannesburg-based DISCOP Organisation announced the launch of DISCOPRO.
9 Sep 2013
NEW YORK, US: The Global Awards, for the "World's Best Healthcare Advertising," announced its 2012 award winners on Thursday 6 December at two international Global Awards presentations. The ceremonies took place in New York City, USA, and Sydney, Australia. South African agencies received 1 Global Award and 4 Finalist Certificates.
10 Dec 2012
SAN JOSE, US: Each year, nearly four million newborn babies never live past their first days - all for lack of warmth.
4 Oct 2012
NEW YORK, US: The organisers say that 2011 was YoungGuns biggest year since the event started out recognising young talent in 2000, and once again, in an international competition against the world's best, South Africa showed it has what it takes to compete successfully.
13 Dec 2011
BEAVERTON, US: Nike has announced that 1500 pairs of the mythical 2011 Nike Mag shoes will be auctioned on eBay, nikemag.eBay.com, with all net proceeds going directly to The Michael J. Fox Foundation.
12 Sep 2011
NEW YORK, US: Organisations offering humanitarian aid to the victims of the devastating famine in Somalia can distribute their messages through PR Newswire at no charge. PR Newswire is waiving fees on the distribution of news releases through a global crisis package for organisations wishing to communicate their efforts of assistance towards relief from the devastating famine in Somalia.
11 Aug 2011
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
NEW YORK: The Art Directors Club and One Club, in partnership with AKQA, have joined together to form Creatives Unite for Japan, a charitable program that provides the creative community with a way to help victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
20 May 2011
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
LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: Framepool, the footage collection run by filmmakers, has opened its call for entries for the 2011 Framepool / LBB / FireFlies Challenge. This short-film competition is aimed at the world's directors who want to present their films to a highly prominent jury - while supporting a good cause.
30 Mar 2011
ENGLEWOOD, US: Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services, in cooperation with its agents, has activated a limited-time "No Transfer Fee"* program for money-transfers sent to Japan from participating agent locations around the world.
18 Mar 2011
NEW YORK, US: As part of the ADC 90th Annual Awards celebration, the Art Directors Club is presenting its first annual ADC Designism Award, and has extended the deadline to 28 January.
26 Jan 2011
NEW YORK, US: Campaign uses empty "soup" cans sold in partner supermarkets and food outlets to get the message across its intended audience.
19 Aug 2010