Impact Your World

D&AD Impact seeks to identify and celebrate these great, transformative, creative ideas that have had real impact and, ultimately, contribute towards a better, fairer and more sustainable future for all.

Categories of Impact

Meet the Judges

Introducing Impact Promise

New for 2017, D&AD Impact will award ideas with the potential for impact across one or more of the 12 categories, that could benefit from the exposure, funding, mentoring and networking that D&AD Impact can offer.

Selected projects, products or initiatives that have an original innovative idea at the core, and that can demonstrate how, once scaled, will have a clear and measurable impact in the chosen category area, will be offered the opportunity to pitch for project support.

Latest News

D&AD Impact Promise Winners Announced

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Case Study: Powered by Respect

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D&AD Chief On What He'd Like To See (And Not See) At 2017's Impact Awards

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Key Dates

May 2
Impact Entries Open

Begin submitting your campaigns, products, business initiatives and community projects for review.

August 11
Extended Deadline

Ensure you submit all of your impactful work by the deadline.

September 26
Award Ceremony

Join us at Advertising Week in New York City for the second annual D&AD Impact ceremony.