Climate change and biodiversity

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Climate change and biodiversity

We must think creatively – both collectively and individually – if we are to tackle climate risk and nature loss

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Recommerce – the future of retail?

Recommerce – the selling of previously owned items to others who then reuse, recycle, or resell them – is very much ‘en vogue’ right now, says Heather Bull of WPP’s Hill+Knowlton Strategies

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Calculating a cleaner future

This GroupM framework aims to create a robust methodology for measuring emissions across the media supply chain to accelerate decarbonisation of the industry

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Impacts on people and planet: it’s all in the data

WPP's Chief Financial Officer John Rogers on why if what gets measured gets done, then let’s absolutely think about people and planet in terms of measurement

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Championing Ad Net Zero and AdGreen

WPP’s Mark Read reiterates his support for the industry initiatives in a conversation with the Advertising Association’s Stephen Woodford, and explains how tackling carbon emissions is good for WPP, important to its talent and helpful to its clients.

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Women must be part of the climate conversation

The UN estimates that 67% of decision-making roles about climate worldwide are occupied by men. That number must change

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Climate tech: the untapped (brand) opportunity

How brand building and purposeful storytelling can create a competitive advantage for companies innovating to support the planet and society

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Climate crisis: the greatest creative challenge

Mark Read spoke at the Advertising Association’s Ad Net Zero Global Summit on why creativity can play a critical role in tackling the climate crisis, how our industry is innovating to accelerate the transition and where we must do more.

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Regeneration Rising

Wunderman Thompson Intelligence’s report outlines opportunities for brands to use regeneration as a framework for driving lasting change

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COP15 in China

Why businesses should nurture their future success in nature – and how they can do it

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Responsible consumption and production as a transition accelerator

WPP’s COP26 UNFCCC panel discusses how business innovation can help consumers lead more sustainable lives – with Google’s CFO Ruth Porat, Reckitt’s CEO Laxman Narasimhan, the UNFCCC’s Deputy Executive Secretary Ovais Sarmad, and WPP’s CEO Mark Read, moderated by Bloomberg Television’s Maria Tadeo.


Sustainably Made

Richard Glasson, CEO of Hogarth, introduces “Sustainably Made”, a unique approach to creative production. It combines innovative virtual production techniques with industry-leading measurement tools to help our agencies and our clients limit their carbon footprint.



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03 Sep 2021

VMLY&R Commerce: Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL)’s Smart Fill

An industry-defining initiative encouraging customers to reduce, reuse and recycle plastic

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29 Jul 2021

Landor & Fitch: The Good Net Project

A game-changing sustainability initiative to help fight marine pollution

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24 Jun 2021

Superunion: Notpla

Helping single-use packaging disappear

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22 Apr 2021

Ogilvy Social.Lab Poland: LEGO®’s Green Instructions

Helping the next generation to make the world a better place

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WPP's 2021 Sustainability Report

We advise clients on sustainability issues and we take action in our business to improve our own performance.
Read our latest Sustainability Report
The more we behave in line with our purpose, the better our business will perform

Mark Read CBE

Chief Executive Officer