MRS Awards Papers, Finalist, Cultural Insights, 2021
L'Oréal Paris, a personal care company, launched a worldwide campaign to embrace a modern and relevant expression of female empowerment in marketing, and understand needs and behaviours deeply to connect with women in a powerful and authentic way.
Marketers are obsessed with brand purpose, but what we really need to be obsessed with is finding ways to grow businesses and brands in a sustainable and ethical way, argues Florencia Lujani strategy director and cultural insight expert at Media Bounty.
Ben Downing, WARC Exclusive, September 2021
Over the last 18 months Havas has overhauled its programmatic practice and drove the expansion of its Meaningful Marketplace approach to deliver a Sustainable Marketplace enabling advertisers to invest in media partners making commitments on climate action.
Natura &Co Media, Content and Communication VP Carlos Pitchu joined the Brazilian personal care and cosmetics company early last year just as the pandemic was unfolding. Having worked with the brand for some time as president of Tribal Brazil, he was quite familiar with it, but COVID put his job in a new context since he had to meet both the marketing needs and the economic needs of many Brazilians. Both the Natura brand and the Avon brand, which Natura also owns, are sold by sales reps, many of whom are women entrepreneurs. Natura also owns The Body Shop. For WARC’s Spotlight Brazil, WARC US Commissioning Editor Cathy Taylor talked to Pitchu about how the brands have been helping their sales reps through the pandemic, about
Floods and heatwaves around the world highlight the need for businesses to take action to address climate change. Phil Rowley, Head of Futures at Omnicom Media Group UK, sets out a framework for marketers to use.
James Hurman with Peter Field, WARC Exclusive, June 2020
This whitepaper presents the results of a major new study of creative effectiveness which has analysed and compared a total of 4,863 effectiveness award entrants and winners from 2011 through 2019, from every major market in the world.