Positive Change - Social Good: Brands
Recognizing brands that are making the world a better place by using the power of their communications platforms for "good." This category celebrates for-profit brand efforts that effectively combined business goals with a social cause (he
52 Mayors of Danzhai
Danzhai –one of the countless unknown villages hidden in the rolling hills of southern China, noteworthy only for its dubious distinction as one of the nation’s 50 most impoverished areas. In 2014, the Wanda Group chose Danzhai as the site of a new tourist resort, We needed to find a way to show this unknown town to China and the world, bringing in visitors and much-needed tourist spending that could bring real hope to Danzhai’s residents – because tourism was this village’s only shot at lifting itself up out of poverty.
Brand: Wanda Group
Client: Wanda Group
Agency: Ogilvy Beijing
The Power of SHE
Companies with women in leadership perform better, but women are underrepresented. On International Women’s Day 2017, State Street Global Advisors placed Fearless Girl in New York’s financial district to ignite a conversation about the power of women in leadership. She generated over a billion impressions on Twitter in the first 12 hours. In three days she drove average daily trading volume of the SHE fund up 384%.
Brand: State Street Global Advisors
Client: State Street Global Advisors
Agency: McCann New York
One year ago, Whirlpool told the world about Care Counts™, a program that fights absenteeism by installing washers and dryers in schools to remove one small but important barrier to attendance, access to clean clothes. Encouraged by the success of the pilot program, Whirlpool more than doubled the number of schools from 17 to 39 for the 2016-2017 school year. The results were exceptional with over 86% of the students at risk for chronic absenteeism increasing their attendance.
Agency: DigitasLBi Chicago