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. To celebrate the winners of Impact, we’ve put together a collection of videos featuring winner reactions and thoughts from the esteemed panel of Impact judges.
What is Impact?
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.
D&AD Impact 2017 Winners Reactions
D&AD Impact 2017 celebrated for the second year creative excellence in creativity for good. We were on hand to capture the reactions of the winners as they were coming off the stage.
Promise Pitches Roundup
New in 2017, D&AD Impact awarded 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 with an original innovative idea at the core, and that demonstrated how, once scaled, will have a clear and measurable impact in the chosen category area, were offered the opportunity to pitch for project support live at Advertising Week.
D&AD Impact Judge in Health and Wellness Haiyan Zhang suggests empowerment as one of the main learnings from this year’s entries.
Eli Pariser (CEO, Upworthy) shares with us his thoughts about the work submitted to the Community category at D&AD Impact Awards 2017.
D&AD Impact 2017 Judge Thomas Kolster shares his insights and observations in regards to this year’s entries and the issues we will face in 2018.
Chrysi Philalithes (Chief Digital Officer, (RED)) identified two main themes coming out of the work submitted in the Humanitarian Aid category at D&AD Impact Awards 2017.
Aline Santos Farhat
Aline Santos Farhat (EVP Global Marketing, Unilever) presided over the Environmental Sustainability category at D&AD Impact Awards judging. Here’s what she had to say about the work submitted in her category and how we can improve entries.
Claudia Romo Edelman
Do the creative industries do all they can to improve the state of the world? D&AD Impact 2017 Judge in Civic Engagement, Claudia Romo Edelman (Special Adviser, UNICEF) shares her views on the issue.
President and CEO of Mekanism Jason Harris joined D&AD Impact as judge for Promise Pitch this September in New York. In this interview, he shares his best tips and tricks on how to prepare for a pitch, something he has done himself a few hundred times.
Bill Tai is no stranger to the start-up scene. As one of the most experienced venture capitalists in Silicon Valley, he brought his valuable expertise to D&AD Impact Promise Pitch breakfast and judged 8 aspiring projects from all over the world. Here’s what he had to say about it.