Brian Carruthers, Event Reports, Advertising Week Europe, March 2019
TOMS, the ethical shoe and coffee brand based in the US famous for donating a pair of shoes to those in need whenever a customer makes a shoe purchase, is moving to activate its media budget with its ethical purpose.
Marketers seeking to drive environmentally-friendly behaviors could benefit from understanding the role of “green guilt” and financial considerations, according to a study published in the Journal of Advertising Research (JAR).
NEW YORK: Green products launched by mainstream brands can suffer when flagging up their eco-friendly credentials using visual cues at the point of purchase, according to a study published in the Journal of Advertising Research (JAR).
LONDON: More than half of UK teenagers aged 16 and over have deliberately bought or deliberately stopped using a brand because of its ethics, new research indicates, but these remain secondary factors in purchasing decisions behind quality and ...
Stacy Wood, Stefanie Robinson, and Morgan Poor, Journal of Advertising Research, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2018, pp. 165-176
Mainstream brands are increasingly introducing environmentally-friendly lines to compete with successful niche "green" brands, but are there unique challenges for mainstream brands that go green? The authors posit that mainstream brands' green offerings can suffer when the environmental-friendliness of the product is promoted through visual cues at the point of purchase.
NEW YORK: Ecological causes are among the most common drivers of corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs, and consumer responses to these efforts are often rooted in hope or fear, according to a study published in the Journal of Advertising ...
Sam Peña-Taylor, Event Reports, Omnishopper International Conference, November 2017
Coca-Cola launched Vio, a water brand, in Germany 10 years ago; in its rise, the brand learned to capitalise on the blurring in the water category from a necessary product to one that consumers should enjoy.
Cindy Gustafson & Joe Maceda, August 2017
Is there a way to do purpose right? If so, how can a business make it feel authentic? Cindy Gustafson, Chief Strategy Officer, Mindshare North America, and Joe Maceda, Managing Director, Invention Studio Lead, Mindshare North America, take a deep dive into the most interesting campaigns from Cannes Lions to uncover how brands can create smart, purposeful work.