The Organic Effect

Organic food is desirable, yet people buy industrialised produce because it’s cheaper and more accessible. Environmental issues are less of a concern. Swedish retailer Coop decided to make it personal and instead of focusing on the environment, it focused on the effects of pesticides on your body. The video, talked about as a game-changer, went to win the Cannes Lions 2016 PR Grand Prix.

Having said that, The Organic Effect campaign was also accused of misleading, which shows to what extent any story can be easily reframed. Mind the side-effects though.

Regional Executive Creative Director, Geometry Global Asia Pacific