advertising for good

Patagonia Gets Us Thinking Before We Buy

Every year, legacy brand Patagonia release challenging, creative adverts and campaigns on Black Friday. Not because they are for it, but because Black Friday launches the retail holiday season and they’d like to encourage people to consume less. Among its hive of impressionable ads and campaigns, for 2016’s Black Friday they donated 100% of sales …

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The KIND of bridges businesses need to build 

Remember the company that donated the value of a Super Bowl ad in free snacks to anyone who wanted, instead of paying the extortionately overpriced airtime? A Mexican immigrant with a father who survived the Holocaust, CEO Daniel Lubetzky set up Kind Snacks, their core mission not just to provide nutritionally rich snacks to make people feel good, …

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The Time’s Up Trailblazers

It’s high time for Time’s up. Especially given this week’s announcement of the advertising equivalent for the #metoo movement coinciding with international women’s day. It’s a story that doesn’t surprise half of the population, but still shocks most. From offhand comments, to stories of individuals being taken advantage of being exposed. And, critically, a culture that …

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