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Future Proof: Why does marketing need to be sustainable?

Julie Kollman

Chief Research Officer

Podcast 07.01.2020 / 11:00

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Everyone is talking about sustainability. But why and how can marketing get on top of this crucial issue? We speak to David Radford.

Too many marketers still believe that sustainability in marketing comes at the expense of cost-effectiveness – when, increasingly, adopting sustainable marketing can improve commercial performance. So says David Radford, former CMO of Allianz in the UK and Associate Fellow of Said Business School. David's contention is that marketing needs to get its house in order when it comes to sustainability. As our marketing output is one of the most visible aspects of a business, he says, and as consumer opinion shifts dramatically, it simply makes good business sense for marketers to prioritise a more sustainable approach – even if the wider organisation has yet to adopt a sustainable business strategy. So what does "sustainable marketing" look like? And what are the wider business and societal implications? 

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Source : Kantar

Editor's Notes

Future Proof: The marketing podcast from Saïd Business School, Oxford University, and Kantar, the marketing insights and consulting company.

In each episode, we’ll have a frank discussion with industry experts, to help brands and business leaders navigate the changing landscape of marketing… and hopefully dispel some myths and misconceptions along the way.

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