Our Story

Sustainability makes strange bedfellows. Who would have ever thought environmental activist Adam Werbach would team up with creative marketing powerhouse Saatchi & Saatchi? Well, in a world where tomorrow is anything but business as usual, it takes all kinds of relationships to innovate and explore new ways of doing business.

In fact, Saatchi & Saatchi S was purpose-built to address the massive problems many activists have devoted their lives to — climate change, social imbalance, preservation of natural resources. By combining science and behavior change with the massive power of advertising, Saatchi & Saatchi S helps shift corporate behavior and consumer consumption to create a better future.

2014

Saatchi & Saatchi S is designing smart sustainability and communication strategies for Lovemarks around the globe.

2013

Saatchi & Saatchi S opens its doors in Singapore to address the growing consumer enthusiasm for sustainability across APAC.

2012

Annie Longsworth joins Saatchi & Saatchi as CEO; Adam Werbach launches yerdle.

2010

Saatchi & Saatchi S launches in EMEA to extend the reach of clients.

2007

Act Now joins the Saatchi & Saatchi family and is reborn as Saatchi & Saatchi S, bringing the passion and mission to the scale and impact of its new parent company. Saatchi & Saatchi S moves, box by box and hand over hand, to the old pie factory at 501 York Street to accommodate a rapidly growing staff.

2006

Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, signs on with Act Now Productions for an ambitious sustainability employee engagement initiative.

1998

Adam Werbach and partners found Act Now Productions in the “media gulch” of San Francisco focused on leveraging media and outreach tools to help the world’s most important organizations and business innovators solve the world’s most pressing problems.

1979

Saatchi becomes a household name by helping Margaret Thatcher become the first woman Prime Minister in the UK.

1970

Maurice & Charles Saatchi start a small agency in London, not surprisingly called Saatchi & Saatchi. By 1978 it was the largest in the UK. By 1988 it was the largest in the world.