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D&AD Impact Promise Winners Announced

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Case Study: Powered by Respect

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D&AD Impact Awards: Category Spotlight

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Design as a Transformational Force

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The Ikea Foundation

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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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D&AD Impact Categories: Education

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D&AD Impact Categories: Environmental Sustainability

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D&AD Impact Categories: Responsible Production and Consumption

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D&AD Impact Categories: Urban Living

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D&AD Impact Categories: Civic Engagement

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D&AD Impact Categories: Communication and Interaction

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Meet the Jury: A Conversation with Paul Venables, 2017 Community Judge

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D&AD Impact Categories: The Power of Community

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D&AD Impact 2017 Entries Now Open

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What is D&AD Impact?

D&AD Impact is a new awards scheme set up jointly by D&AD and Advertising Week to celebrate...

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Death to the Death Penalty

On 10 October 2010 Amnesty International France launched a commercial...

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It's Not Happening Here, But It's Happening Now

This multi-award-winning poster campaign for Amnesty International Switzerland puts the issue of human rights abuse...

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Help I Want To Save A Life

D&AD Impact is a new awards scheme set up jointly by D&AD and Advertising Week to celebrate...

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Paddy Power, Rainbow Laces

When Lucky Generals and Crispin Porter + Boqusky approached Paddy Power's Rainbow Laces campaign...

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From Scarcity to Abundance

Adil Abrar is the Founder of Sidekick Studios and co-founded The Amazings, a marketplace for retired people...d

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From The CEO: What is the White Pencil?

For many, the White Pencil is iconic - the ultimate accolade for creative work that makes a real difference in the industry.

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Inside Leo Burnett Change

Leo Burnett Change is a division of the Leo Burnett Group specialising in not-for-profit and behavioural change communications...

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Thank Goodness For Greenwashing

Allow me to introduce you to a monster. It’s the most dangerous catchphrase in the modern marketing landscape...

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Graphic Design is Good for Your Health

Ask someone how graphic design could reduce aggression in A&E or anxiety in cancer patients and you might get some blank looks...

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Showerpooling

Goodvertising's Thomas Kolster takes a look at how encouraging positive acts can be the best way to achieving positive change.

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Behind The Idea: Lifebuoy

This new short film for Lifebuoy soap is part of a campaign that aims to promote the benefits of using soap and washing hands...

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The World's Most Sustainable Font?

Ryman Eco - a new font designed to reduce the environmental impact of printing....

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Packaging Design: Back To The Drawing Board

Big brands are engaging with ethical and environmental ideals to create zero-waste packaging...

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Case Study: Sweetie

Every hour, at least 750,000 men seek underage girls online, paying to watch and direct them performing sex acts in front of webcams...

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‘Good’ Campaign of the Week: Amnesty International

At a time like this, it’s easy to forget that such freedom of expression isn’t necessarily for everyone...

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D&AD Impact: A New Awards Show for the 21st Century

That Makes a Difference - New Global initiative Breaks Mold

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Why It's Time For A New Kind of Awards Show

D&AD was founded by a group of designers, photographers and admen in 1962, to “stimulate...

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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.