“Dear EthicMark Advisory Board, please pass this information around your networks!” Last call to nominate a campaign for the EthicMark(r) Awards for Advertising that Uplifts the Human Spirit and Society. Go to www.EthicMark.org for last years winners. You can also nominate directly on the website. Last day to nominate is Thursday, July 13, 2017. Winners will be announced at the SRI Conference in San Diego, CA, Nov. 1, 2017.

EthicMark®Awards Enter 12th Year!

Linda Crompton and Hazel Henderson

The Origin of EthicMark® Awards-Advertising That Uplifts The Human Spirit & Society

Advertising for Good: Nominations Open for 2017 EthicMark® Awards

Nominate your favorite campaign today!


Open until June 23, 2017, for ads and media campaigns “uplifting the human spirit and society,”  nominees can be produced by businesses or nonprofits.  The EthicMark Awards seek to transform advertising by demonstrating its power to further both the public interest and legitimate private interest. Winners will be announced at the SRI Conference on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing, November 1–3, 2017.  Read more…

ETHICMARK® Winners: “Do Right Initiative” and “Give Mom Back Her Name” Best Advertising Campaigns For 2016

Advertising campaigns showing the positive effects of community action in India and the importance of women’s identity in the Middle East were honored by sustainable investors at The SRI Conference.

Tata Capital from India and a UN Women campaign from Egypt are the 2016 winners of the EthicMark® Awards for advertising and media campaigns that “uplift the human spirit and society.”

Advertising is expected to reach $579 billion globally this year. Out of this world-wide information overload, Ethical Markets Media and the World Business Academy announced the winners at the 27th annual SRI Conference on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing in Denver, Colorado. Renowned futurist Hazel Henderson, President of Ethical Markets Media and Founder of the EthicMark® Awards, and Rosalinda Sanquiche, Managing Director, introduced the award-winning campaigns to over 650 investors and investment professionals working to demonstrate the positive impact of marketing to their sustainability mission.  Read more…

Congratulations to the 2015 WINNERS!

Our two fantastic winners #NotABugSplat and Lucky Iron Fish were announced at
the SRI Conference, November 3, 2015.

Winners Press Release               Winners Video

For Profit FINALISTS          Non-profit FINALISTS

EthicMark® Awards

  • Are open to campaigns representing socially responsible advertising and media communications.
  • Seek to transform advertising by demonstrating the power of media campaigns to inspire, focus on future potentials and further both public and legitimate private interests.


Founded in 2004 by futurist Hazel Henderson and supported by Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil), a Certified B Corporation.  In 2008, management was taken over by the World Business Academy, and the awards grew to two categories: for profit and non-profit.The winners list has grown to represent global campaigns from Africa to Asia to Latin America and the US.

In 2015, the EthicMark® Awards proudly returned home to Ethical Markets in celebration of its 10th year.