Shared value through social purpose: the compass that guides our work
Society is facing some of its greatest challenges. Climate change, biodiversity loss and extreme inequality are causing exponential disruption. Citizens are demanding change. And businesses are under pressure to respond.
As a global leader in media and digital communications, we understand the power we have to influence how people think, feel and act. We also recognise the role we play in driving consumption. That's why we're embedding sustainable behaviours and human-centric thinking into our strategy and planning processes – to develop work that is more reflective of the needs of society today.
We have the responsibility, opportunity and privilege to help guide our people, clients and society through this disruption. We will fuse data, technology and creativity in a way that helps create a brighter, more sustainable future for everyone.
Our Social Impact strategy
Our environment strategy
Net Zero emissionsWe’ve committed to becoming a Net Zero emissions business by 2030. This includes a new science-based target to reduce absolute carbon emissions by 46% across Scope 1, 2 and 3 and offset all unavoid...
Renewable energyIn 2020 we met our ambition to power our company by 100% renewable energy. From 2021 we will continue our commitment to procure 100% renewable electricity in all markets where it is possible to do...
Influence 1 billion peopleAs an industry we have the ability to change the way that people think, feel and act. That’s why over the next decade we have committed to help 1 billion people worldwide make better, more sustaina...
Dentsu is committed to three global programmes for social impact
We're opening the doors of our industry to the next generation of diverse talent. The Code teaches young people the skills they need to thrive in the digital economy.
Find out more.
Our mentorship programme for the female leaders of tomorrow is empowering women in business and driving economic growth around the world.
Change starts at home
2019 Annual Social Impact Report
Read all about the progress we've made against our 2020 goalsLink to 2019 Annual Social Impact Report
A globally endorsed environmental disclosure system on which we're rated A-Link to CDP
An online CSR scoring platform. In 2019 we were awarded a 'Silver' ratingLink to EcoVadis
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
We've been listed on the DJSI since 2016Link to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
Dentsu Inc integrated report 2019
See 2019's report hereLink to Dentsu Inc integrated report 2019
Common Ground Report 2019
We are engaging with clients and partners to address the UN’s Sustainable Development GoalsLink to Common Ground Report 2019
Based on ISO14001 principles and updated manuallyLink to Environmental policy
International Women's Day
Discover our plans for International Women's DayLink to International Women's Day