A Shirt to Inspire Action

Limited-edition t-shirts designed for charitable giving

As a platform to inspire and activate businesses and organizations for Social Profitability, Social Worth is all about creating opportunities to move people to do great things. The question is: how do you bring the concept of inspiring action to life? Identifying the opportunity to bring our message of Social Profitability to life, led to the launch of our own… Read More

Team ‘Social Worth’ hits the Open Road & Track for Social Profitability

Coming together to raise funds and awareness

In addition to sharing our passion and commitment through our work on Social Worth, Geoff and I are incredibly fortunate to work with a team of marketing and communications professionals who are philanthropic, charitable, do-gooders. Geoff and David at the 2015 OneWalk – September 2015 So while we normally talk about what others are doing to bring together great companies… Read More

It’s Time To Get Creative For Social Profitability!

This is when the fun really starts and the ideas come to life.

We believe that it takes the combination of insight and creativity to make a positive impact for Social Profitability – and to break through the clutter on the competitive landscape. Your creative team is set to go with their Creative Brief in hand (see http://www.socialworth.ca/advertising/creating-standout-creative-for-social-profitability/), ready to unleash their ideas to begin conceptualizing your next branded campaign focused on your… Read More

Creating Standout Creative for Social Profitability

Not-for-Profits need to start with a standout Creative Brief

The Creative Brief is an all-important step in bringing your cause, company or brand to market. As a communications tool, it puts you and your agency on common ground, speaking the same language and working towards achieving the same goals. Without it, misfires and miscommunication can ensue. Get it right and it becomes your clear path towards Social Profitability. Before… Read More

Spread Your Message for Social Profitability

Create Consistency With a Brand Style Guide

Congratulations! You’ve worked hard with your agency and creative team to craft a brand identity that represents your cause or organization. Now you’re ready to spread your message to make the most impact for Social Profitability. Your internal team is excited by the possibilities and is geared to getting the word out to your network of supporters and beyond. Now… Read More

Iconic Office & Retail Property a Frontrunner in Social Profitability

Brookfield Place Toronto proves its Eco-Consciousness

“Are you Eco-Conscious?” That’s the question Brookfield Place is posing to its audience of corporate and commercial real estate tenants, and the over 100,000 people that pass through Toronto’s iconic office tower and retail concourse on a daily basis. The multi-channel campaign was designed to bring awareness and increase social activity during Earth Month, with an emphasis on the good… Read More

Using #BringBackTheBees for Social Profitability

Brands take action to raise awareness

‘Buzz’ went missing from Honey Nut Cheerios boxes. Burt’s Bees erased the letter ‘B’ on limited-edition lip balm packaging, advertising and from social media posts. Two new awareness campaigns came into market, designed to put the focus on the serious global decline of the honeybee population and other pollinator species facing extinction, which puts one-third of our food supply in… Read More

Plan Canada Uses Innovation to Achieve Social Profitability

#LiftHerUp campaign kicked off with a 3D hologram

When it comes to fundraising and cause marketing, we need to realize how technology can be harnessed to connect people and brands like never before. We need to find inventive and original ways to mesh strategic objectives, creative thinking and technical know-how. Plan International Canada recently demonstrated how it can be done with a new and innovative digital campaign that… Read More

‘Licensed to Learn’ for Social Profitability?

Peer-to-Peer tutoring is a game changer in boosting student success

I was introduced to an incredible organization dedicated to boosting student success through personalized peer tutoring and leadership training. With a small, but mighty team, this organization is currently engaging nearly 4,000 young people across Southern Ontario, with a focus on underserved groups and vulnerable communities in Neighbourhood Improvement Areas. L2L, or Licensed to Learn, is dedicated to helping youth… Read More

Umano Meshes Fashion and Philanthropy for Social Profitability

A fashion brand for social-minded changemakers

Umano, which means human or mankind in Italian, is the appropriate name for a startup company that is all about Social Profitability, helping others, and making the world a better place for all. Brothers Alex and Jonathan Torrey founded the Umano label in 2011, with the aim of creating a brand that is socially conscious, giving back within their own… Read More