The EthicMark® Awards, founded in 2004 by futurist Hazel Henderson FRSA, seek to transform advertising by demonstrating the power of media campaigns to inspire, focus on human potentials and further both public and private legitimate interests. Their awards go to advertising and media campaigns that “uplift the human spirit and society.”
The 2015 winners raise awareness about the desensitising effects of drone warfare, and the public health threat of iron deficiency in Cambodia. Both were honored by sustainable investors at the Conference on Sustainable Responsible, Impact Investing.
The Not a Bug Splat campaign, a collaboration with Inside Out and the Foundation for Fundamental Rights, challenges the desensitised manner in which drone operators accept casualties of war. The stark image of a local child, deployed in Pakistan and visible from hundreds of feet, has also captured the attention of social media worldwide.
Lucky Iron Fish, a Certified B Corporation, has creatively introduced a means to address the chronic low levels of iron found in diets throughout Cambodia. The trial-and-error and clever marketing tools used by Lucky Iron Fish make it a model for other social enterprises.
Unlike other advertising and marketing awards, EthicMark® award-winning companies are recognised for the creativity of their message, the value of the product or service and quality of the company culture. This all-encompassing standard ensures the integrity of the Awards and the esteem accruable to winners’ reputations
'Solving social challenges through social impact' event
Join HerValue (China) and the RSA online, for an interactive session exploring how we can drive social impact, 18.45–21.00 CST / 11.45–14.00 BST Friday 14 October 2022.
Help shape the international future of National Park Cities
Guerrilla Geographer Daniel Raven-Ellison FRSA, founder of the campaign to make London the world’s first National Park City, is inviting RSA Fellows to help shape the future of this new movement.
Arts University Bournemouth: Human presents WHO AM I? event
AUB Human is delighted to present: WHO AM I? Identity in the Age of the Anthropocene. With a two-day symposium, talks, workshops, exhibitions and a screening, the events bring together award-winning speakers, creative practitioners, industry professionals, academics and students from the Arts University Bournemouth.
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