Society and Sustainability

Brands must be a force for good and a force for growth through action. This means using marketing to promote equality and inclusion to achieve a better world for humanity and drive more growth and value for business.

Foundational to this success are solutions that leverage increasingly sophisticated measurement systems, partnerships with primary media and platforms, and clear accountability for brand safety and reduced ad fraud.

The ANA’s Approach

We enable brands to be a force for good and a force for growth and stand at the forefront of the latest research and industry-wide initiatives driving diversity, equality, inclusivity, and brand safety across the marketing industry.

CMO Growth Council

The CMO Growth Council was established in 2018 to assemble the most vibrant, diverse, and dynamic force of chief marketers from some of the world’s most successful brands. Its ultimate aim is to support the international community with a first-of-its-kind roadmap for driving business growth through marketing.

Latest Content

Articles, insights, research, and more to advance your marketing and advertising.

In-House Excellence Awards

How CVS Supported Women’s Health

4 days ago

On October 11th, International Day of the Girl, CVS Health announced its new period parity initiative as part of its new enterprise platform – HERe, Healthier Happens Together – to provide easier access to services and products that help support women’s mental and physical well-being.

ANA Magazine

Reaching People with Disabilities Authentically

by Anne Field, 4 days ago

By ignoring people with disabilities, brands are not only potentially alienating a large swath of the population, they're also leaving money on the table. New research conducted by Morning Consult found that 84 percent of respondents had a more favorable impression of companies that are inclusive of people with disabilities in their marketing and advertising and 80 percent wanted to do more business with such companies.

Knowledge Partners

Exploring the Value of Diversity & Inclusion in Advertising

1 week ago

System1 analyzed creative that showcases the experiences of typically underrepresented groups, including Black Americans, Asian Americans, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, Hispanics, women, and those who are 55 years and older.

Featured Events

National, regional, and online events to help you learn and grow throughout the year.


Bringing marketers together to learn from each other and debate new approaches and solutions to industry hurdles.

A benefit of ANA membership, committee meetings feature a mix of member case studies, perspective from outside experts, and benchmarking/best-practice sharing that drive thought leadership on key industry issues. Each ANA committee meets three to four times per year and can be attended in person or remotely. Depending on the committee, 10 to 30 participants may attend — big enough for diversity of opinion, yet small enough for more intimate exchanges.

Go Further

Learn more about the four growth priorities and the 12 focus areas that comprise the ANA Growth Agenda.