“In a world that’s rapidly changing, Omnicom grounds itself in its commitments to talent, creativity and collaboration. Through diverse perspectives and collective strength, our network is able to uphold the highest standards of excellence for the world’s greatest brands and communities around the globe.”
John D. Wren
Chairman and CEO
While this report concentrates on our 2019 activities, its release comes at a time of uncertainty and unrest in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the racial inequalities brought to light by George Floyd’s tragic death. Omnicom’s response will be covered in depth in future reports, but we have summarized some of our efforts in this year’s report as well.
Omnicom is dedicated to advancing our corporate responsibility goals year over year. Due to the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we have temporarily paused announcing new goals while remaining focused on driving progress against our current commitments.
Reduce energy use 20%
per person globally by 2023.
Partnered with Theirworld to raise $2.3 billion in commitments to education in one week.
Increase use of electricity
from renewable resources globally to 20% by 2023.
Develop supplier code of
conduct by 2020.
Increased use of
Omnicom became a signatory to the United Nation’s Global Compact in 2016, committing to the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative.