Advertisement is a way to manipulate minds in order to like ones goods or services but many people often associate advertisement negatively with mind manipulation of the masses for the purpose of benefitting their business. But sometimes, you can notice that some advertisers use advertisement for some noble causes as well.
Issues that deal with social causes and that are closer to home and to our hearts. These are the advertisements that raise awareness to social issue, for instance issues related to health, public safety and the society as a whole.
Keeping this in mind, we thought to compile a post on ads that create and raise public awareness in a way that make you think on the topic twice. We hope that you will like this collection and find these advertisements thought provoking. Enjoy!
This creative public awareness advertisement meant to encourage us to help them save grey seals that die every minute.
This advertisement was for CVV (Suicide Prevention Center) whose mission is to transform sadness into hope.
This creative ad shows the consequences of human action that they throw everything in the sea.
There is a terrible representation of a social issue in order to create public awareness. Very well executed.
With extremely powerful visuals and a strong punch line the ad says it all.
The advertising company features excellent illustration work in this ad encouraging people to help wildlife.
This advertisement was for creating awareness against the use of pirated DVDs.
This ad portrays a very nice concept with excellent execution that the longer a child with autism goes without help, the harder they are to reach.
Very strong campaign and strong concept. The way they managed to subtly change the “expected” image is simply amazing.
Another public awareness advertisement demonstrating that we should be aware of the consequences of our actions.
This public awareness ad was created to make us think that we should help to cure the victims of cosmetic tests.
This is an eco-friendly public awareness advertisement encouraging people to foresee the consequences of their actions.
This creative ad creates awareness to a serious social issues that many of us throw cans of soda in the water that can pollute millions of liters of water.
With this public awareness advertisement, it is evident that consequences of driving while drunk will always stay with you. So, do not drive if you drink.
Another advertisement creating awareness that one should drive a car only when he is fit for it. Tired people often fall asleep inviting accidents.
The message of this advertisement is that people with disabilities are not so hot in the news as panda bears, but they also need your help. Fundación Par. Equal ability, equal opportunity.
This is a pretty seriously effective public awareness advertisement. The red is a bit too bright but conveys the message.
This creative advertisement calls for help for those who are affected by the disaster in Chernobyl.
Simple but extremely effective and powerful advertisement encouraging house wives not to talk to their husbands while they are driving.
The tagline for this creative ad says ‘For those who have nothing, anything can seem a lot’.
Another creative ad pointing to a serious social issue that gambling affects on social life.
This is a striking campaign and brilliant idea and very well executed. It shows an actually insightful perception of the problem behind the problem
The tagline contradicts the visual because it shows the workers as tools. The whole point of the campaign is that the workers are the tools itself. And they don’t even have the money to buy coffee.
This creative public awareness advertisement was created for ONG Conservação Internacional, and it conveys the message right.
Though I still feel that polar bears have been run into the ground, this is appropriately gross and twisted. Good job.
This ad was created to create awareness about a disease named Schizophrenia that it can be cured.
This advertisement calls for some serious steps that should be taken to save water.
The tagline with this creative public awareness ad says everything, and it is ‘Our oceans aren’t the only ones in danger. Make a difference.’
This creative advertisement demonstrates effective use of graphics although it lacks call for action.
Another creative and brilliantly executed public awareness ad that asks you to neuter your dog.
This ad calls for an action to take care of the kids that live on street. It is very hard for them to survive.
You will definitely like the art, style and execution is also well done. The series works well.
Here again a very strong and brilliant concept is presented with a powerful tagline.
It’s very simple idea and the photo completely explains what it is about.
This is another eco-friendly creative advertisement encouraging people before it is too late.
With this ad, the company tries to create awareness about side effects of smoking.
Creating public awareness with this creative and brilliant advertisement, and asking for help.
Good concept bringing an important problem to our notice and also a call for action to stop this.
The ad says that Cigarette butts make up almost half of Dublin’s litter, and it is brilliantly executed with powerful visuals.
Nice visuals on this one showing that desertification destroys 6.000 species every year which is a serious problem.
This creative ad is so sophisticated and communicative at the same time, and conveys the message quite intelligently.
This ad was created to encourage people help neglected animals leave their old lives behind.
Your tips let other people recognize criminals easily. This is the concept of this advertisement.
The completely sensational and fictitious scenario portraying creatures suffering that is then stamped with the Sea Shepherd logo.
Another brilliant execution of a strong concept about smoking. Good job.
Good line, good visual saying that everything becomes too hard when your body turns against you.