Creative marketing agency Public Label has announced the appointment of Stephanie Sumner as SVP, Growth. Reporting to Brian Cohen, CEO of Match Marketing Group, Sumner will be responsible for leading growth initiatives at the newly launched agency.

Sumner’s hire is the latest move in the agency’s trajectory of cementing its presence in the U.S. and Canada. In December, Match Marketing Group relaunched as two separate agencies — Public Label and Match Retail — following an extensive overhaul and modernization of the agency’s unique expertise and offerings.]

“We’re thrilled to welcome someone with Stephanie’s talent and pedigree to the team. Her experience and intelligence are obvious, but it’s her passion, curiosity and personal character that make her stand out from the pack,” said Cohen. “She’s a perfect fit for Public Label’s culture, and we’re already learning from her since she’s been on board.”

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Desperados latest ad campaign provides a platform for eight emerging graphic artists to shine on a global stage

Alcohol brand, Desperados has never been afraid to push boundaries, approaching creativity the same way it approaches its beer – with a kick of the unexpected that goes beyond the obvious.

In this latest wild experiment, Desperados is joining forces with eight emerging graphic designers, painters, photographers and illustrators – creating the Desperados Design Collective – to develop its latest advertising campaign, providing a platform for their talent to shine on a global stage.

Budding artists that feature in the Desperados Design Collective have been given a once-in-a-lifetime mentorship opportunity with world-renowned designer, Kate Moross, drawing on their experience and creativity to inspire the group to defy expectations in the work they’ve produced. Creative output from the group will appear throughout Desperados’ digital advertising and first-ever AR OOH experience in 2021.

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Gap continues to champion modern American optimism by amplifying the voices of Generation Good – a collective of unique individuals taking action as forces for good

This Spring, Gap, clothing brand, continues to champion modern American optimism by amplifying the voices of Generation Good – a collective of unique individuals taking action as forces for good.

Acting on the shared values of inclusion, diversity, sustainability and community, these groundbreakers are changing the paradigm, propelling a real shift in how we show up, represent, listen and learn across generations. Through founding ideals and creative expression, Generation Good inspires the good in all of us, working together for a brighter future.

“Gap was founded with the mission to do more than sell clothes,” says Mary Alderete, global head of Gap marketing. “Generation Good reflects this idea that we can all be our true selves and move things forward by being a … Read more

Knorr’s campaign asks viewers to swap one ingredient in their routine meals for nutritious food that is better for the planet

Unilever food brand Knorr has launched a global campaign encouraging people to change the world by changing what’s on their plates.

“Eat for good”, created by an Interpublic team of agencies including MullenLowe Group, Golin, R/GA and ITB, targets so-called “eativists” – people who believe food can be a force for change and consciously choose food that is good for themselves and the planet.

Coinciding with World Eat for Good Day today (Friday), the campaign asks viewers to swap one ingredient in their routine meals for nutritious food that is better for the planet.

It launches with a film, called “Eativists”, that features real people who are passionate about making an impact on the world through the food they eat.

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The TAZO Tree Corps will launch Spring 2021 and work to help combat climate change in the most impacted communities across the country

TAZO brand has announced its commitment to fight for climate justice, in partnership with Top Dawg Entertainment recording artist and singer-songwriter SZA, and nonprofit organisation American Forests.

Together, they are launching the TAZO Tree Corps: a paid, locally hired workforce that will use tree planting and maintenance to help combat climate change and create new jobs in economically disadvantaged neighbourhoods and communities of colour – because trees have the power to transform neighbourhoods.

Across the US, trees absorb 17.4 million tons of air pollutants, and in addition to making a community greener and cooler, trees can increase air and water quality, improve mental health, lower energy costs and lead to more overall economic opportunity.

For decades, Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities nationwide have been … Read more