Shared value through social purpose
Society is facing some of its greatest challenges. Climate change, biodiversity and inequality are causing widespread disruption. Business and brands are under pressure to respond and citizens are calling for change.
As a global leader in media and digital communications, we understand the power we have to influence the way that people think, feel and act. We are not simply spectators. We have an opportunity, a responsibility and the privilege, to guide our people, clients and society through this disruption. We can fuse data, technology and creativity in a way that helps create lasting good and a brighter, more sustainable future for everyone.
Our Social Impact strategy sets out the areas in which we can make the biggest difference.
Our Social Impact Strategy pillars
We are committed to three global society programmes
The Code is dentsu’s work-ready programme. It opens the doors of our industry to the next generation of diverse talent, equipping them with the skills to thrive in the digital economy through immersive workshops, competitions, work experience opportunities, apprenticeships and early career opportunities. And, it enable our people to share their insights and expertise with the next generation.
Female Foundry is our business growth programme, designed to give female entrepreneurs access to the tools, training, connections and resources they need to build successful businesses for the digital age. It enables our people to use their skills to mentor and guide participants towards their goals.
We're using the power of media and advertising to help drive delivery of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. We are founding members of #BrandsforGood, which aims to make sustainable lifestyles aspirational and rewarding.
Read about our scientifically validated Net Zero commitment.Link to Net Zero
Based on ISO14001 principles and updated manuallyLink to Environmental policy
A globally endorsed environmental disclosure system on which we're rated BLink to CPD
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
We've been listed on the DJSI since 2016Link to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
Measuring societal impactLink to Purpose Marketing