40 Of The Most Powerful Social Issue Ads That’ll Make You Stop And Think

Torture Victims Are People Just Like You And Me

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Advertising Agency: Advico Y&R, Zurich, Switzerland

Stop The Violence: Don’t Drink And Drive

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Advertising Agency: Terremoto Propaganda, Curitiba, Brazil

Premature Ending: “If you smoke, statistically your story will end 15% before it should.”

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“THE END. If you smoke, statistically your story will end 15% before it should. For help with quiting call QUITTLINE on 0200 00 22 00″ (Advertising Agency: Iris, London, UK)

World Wide Fund For Nature: Frightening vs. More Frightening

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Advertising Agency: DDB&CO., Istanbul, Turkey

Your Skin Color Shouldn’t Dictate Your Future

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Advertising Agency: Publicis Conseil, Paris, France

Deforestation Continues With The Turn Of A Page

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Advertising Agency: LINKSUS, Beijing, China

Unhate

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Advertising Agency: Fabrica, Italy

Elm Grove Police Department: Slower Is Better

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Advertising Agency: Cramer-Krasselt, Milwaukee, USA

Save Paper – Save The Planet

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Advertising Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi, Copenhagen, Denmark

Air Pollution Kills 60.000 People A Year

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Advertising Agency: unknown

Liking Isn’t Helping. Be A Volunteer. Change A Life

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Advertising Agency: Publicis, Singapore

Bird Conservation: If You Don’t Pick It Up They Will

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Advertising Agency: TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, Johannesburg, South Africa

What We See When You Smoke

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Advertising Agency: JWT, Atlanta, USA

Animal Anti-Cruelty League: That’s Not A Football

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Advertising Agency: Lowe Bull, Cape Town, South Africa

Bangalore Traffic Police: Don’t Talk While Driving

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Advertising Agency: Mudra Group, India

Child Soldiers: It’s Not Happening Here, But It’s Happening Now

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Creative/Art director Pius Walker, Amnesty International, Switzerland.

Censorship Tells The Wrong Story

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Advertising Agency: Memac Ogilvy & Mather Dubai, UAE

Distracted Driving: Think Of Both Sides

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Advertising Agency: Red Pepper, Ekaterinburg, Russia

Every 60 Seconds a Species Dies Out. Each Minute Counts

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Advertising Agency: Scholz & Friends, Berlin, Germany

Innocence In Danger: Where’s The Pedophile?

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Art Director: Michael Arguello, Copywriter: Bassam Tariq, Additional credits: Jason Musante

Sexual Predators Can Hide In Your Child’s Smartphone

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Advertising Agency: Herezie, Paris, France

Smoking Causes Premature Aging

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Advertising Agency: Euro RSCG Australia

You’re Not A Sketch. Say No To Anorexia

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Advertising Agency: Revolution Brasil

Neglected Children Are Made To Feel Invisible. Stop Child Abuse Now

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“To dramatize the issue of neglect, we placed mannequins dressed as children behind billposters. When the inevitable happened, we revealed a second message.” (Australian Childhood Foundation, JWT Melbourne)

Global Action In The Interest of Animals: Plastic Bags Kill

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Advertising Agency: BBDO Malaysia, MALAYSIA, Kuala Lumpur / Advertising Agency: Duval Guillaume, Belgium

What Goes Around Comes Around. Keep The Sea Clean

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Advertising Agency: JWT, Dubai, UAE

Tailgating Isn’t Worth It. Give Trucks Room

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Advertising Agency: Amélie Company, Denver, Colorado, USA

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society: When You See A Tuna, Think Panda

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Advertising Agency: Ogilvy & Mather, Singapore

Sleepiness Is Stronger Than You. Don’t Drive Sleepy

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Advertising Agency: BBDO Bangkok, Thailand

See how easy feeding the hungry can be?

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Advertising Agency: TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, Johannesburg, South Africa

Causing Cancer By Yourself

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Advertising Agency: Dentsu, Beijing, China

Deforestation And The Air We Breathe: Before It’s Too Late

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Advertising Agency: TBWA\PARIS, France

For The Homeless, Every Day Is A Struggle

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Advertising Agency: Clemenger BBDO, Melbourne, Australia

The Prvention Beer Mug: Please Don’t Lose Control Over Your Drinking

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Advertising Agency: EURORSCG Prague, Czech Republic

One Child Is Holding Something That’s Been Banned In America To Protect Them. Guess Which One?

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Advertising Agency: Grey, Toronto, Canada

Breast Cancer Awareness Bra

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Advertising Agency: Bolero, Fortaleza, Brazil

What Goes Around Comes Around: Stop The Iraq War

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Advertising Agency: Big Ant International, New York, USA

UN Women: Auto-Complete Shows Perceptions Of Women

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Advertising Agency: Ogilvy & Mather, Dubai, UAE

Don’t Buy Exotic Animal Souvenirs

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Advertising Agency: LOWE GGK, Warsaw, Poland

Animal Abuse And Shelters: Same Pet, Different Owner

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Advertising Agency: TBWA-Santiago Mangada Puno, Philippines

Buckle up. Stay alive

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Advertising Agency: Lg2, Quebec, Canada

Source: BoredPanda

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