Who?

DNS is a network of agencies linked by our sustainable and ethical outlook, as well as our creativity. We are passionate about sustainability. We think that creativity, humour and optimism can help create a better future – that’s why we’ve chosen a name that ridicules the idea that sustainability needs to be dull, boring or worthy – Do Not Smile.

In essence, we're like-minded people who enjoy working together.

And it just so happens we're based all over Europe. We have almost 100 creative members of staff. We're the size of one large agency, but as multi-facted and colourful as each of the countries we're in. We can offer a truly international perspective to any project. We can draw from cross-cultural experience, different languages and specialist expertise – a whole host of French, English, Belgian, Italian, German, Danish and Turkish ideas and skills.

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One in every five European citizens still struggles to buy food. This European campaign against poverty aimed to raise citizen awareness and to support a few poignant actions to diminish this scourge.

Emulations durables

Brussels

A campaign encouraging an increase in the use of bike lights in Frederiksberg, the second biggest municipality in Denmark.

Goodvertising

Copenhagen

Emulations durables helped Les Carrières de la Pierre Bleue Belge to identify and reinforce all its sustainable assets in order to differentiate itself. Through strategic counselling and the development of positive communications tools, Belgian bluestone achieved a higher profile, stronger brand recognition and improved market results.

Emulations durables

Brussels

The Get Me Toasty campaign was developed to promote the Energy Saving Trust’s new offer of free or heavily discounted home insulation to all residents across the Greater Manchester.

Creative Concern

Manchester

The AGFK-BW is a network of nearly 40 municipalities that have set themselves the goal to promote cycling and establish a bike culture in the state of Baden-Württemberg.

tippingpoints

Bonn

Platform is a knowledge sharing facility, online news source and information portal for building sustainability and innovation across Greater Manchester, UK.

Creative Concern

Manchester

I Pazzi siete voi was a Greenpeace Campaign for the 2011 referendum against nuclear power.

Silverback

Rome

On the basis of an external report of eight forest regions, Emulations durables developed a communications strategy together with the main partners. The strategy covered all aspects of the communication loop, starting with the brand identity and positioning to a complete communications package, which included internal methodology, stakeholder engagement, marketing mix (advertising/PR/social media), as well as post-campaign evaluation.

Emulations durables

Brussels

Led by EA Technology, My Electric Avenue is a UK first – a project that recruits groups of neighbours to drive electric cars for 18-months and looks at ways of managing the impact on the local electricity grid. Creative Concern was tasked with developing the launch and creating an awareness campaign to make it happen.

Creative Concern

Manchester

Powered by a youth tourism organisation, this campaign aimed to protect biodiversity and promote agricultural development in Natura 2000 areas.

Silverback

Rome

Poster series for the ongoing women’s film festival.

Myra

Istanbul

The brief for Nespresso sounds simple – promote and encourage the recycling of used capsules via a specific collection system. The solution from Sidièse involved a brand new communications strategy…

Sidièse

Paris

This campaign was Implemented in several municipalities in Baden-Württemberg raising awareness among citizens about CO2 emissions and encouraging them to switch from car to bike.

tippingpoints

Bonn

Developed and managed by tippingpoints, ‘Like it – Bike it’ is a Short Film Competition running right across Germany to improve the image of cycling among young people aged 11 to 18.

tippingpoints

Bonn

Campaign designs for the Committee working to raise awareness on Sandblasting Workers’ health conditions and the silicosis illness that affects their lungs.

Myra

Istanbul

The city of Offenburg aims to reduce its CO2 emissions by 20% by 2020. It’s an ambitious target but one that has had widespread support. tippingpoints has developed a multimodal outdoor campaign that promotes behavioral change.

tippingpoints

Bonn

Research found that the unemployment rules in Denmark had exploded from 421 pages in 1951 to a massive 23,675 pages in 2011, illustrating a strong case against bureaucracy. To make something as abstract as bureaucracy tangible, a group of unemployed people made the world’s thickest book out of the many pages. The book weighs 64 kg and is more than 134 centimetres thick.

Goodvertising

Copenhagen

After suffering from claims of ‘greenwashing’, Sidièse has been working with Henkel to re-launch its ‘Le Chat Eco-efficacité’ brand after it obtained its eco-label.

Sidièse

Paris

This integrated nationwide climate protection campaign is aimed at a target group of 18 to 35 year olds and includes kick-off videos, blogs, social media and web content highlighting positive environmental behaviour.

tippingpoints

Bonn

A four-year research project between the University of Manchester, Manchester City Council and Bruntwood, EcoCities examined the need for cities to mitigate and adapt to four degrees of climate change. Our creative challenge was to turn some heavyweight research into high impact content that is visual and easy to digest. We developed a content structure for online and print that enabled the audience to take in the headline findings at a glance, as well as providing a more detailed briefing for those audience with time to delve deeper.

Creative Concern

Manchester

Orange turned to Sidièse for help with its CSR communications, which includes environmental, social and digital issues.

Sidièse

Paris

Identity and poster design for the symposium.

Myra

Istanbul

Your Nature is a magnificent eco-resort set in 280 hectares of lakes and forests in the north-west of Belgium. Emulations durables was appointed to create a communication and event concept for the launch, the press conference and the open door weekend.

Emulations durables

Brussels

Sustrans believe that every child has the right to walk, scoot or cycle to school. In the run up to the 2015 UK general election, they want politicians to commit to making the streets safe enough for this to become a reality. Creative Concern is working with Sustrans on the ‘Campaign for Safer Streets’.

Creative Concern

Manchester

For five years Silverback has managed the communication for European Researcher's Night in Frascati, with a strategy centered on flash mob and street gaming to promote 'citizen science'.

Silverback

Rome

A campaign focussing on water use and consumption, to avoid over consumption of bottled water.

Silverback

Rome

Sidièse has worked with Nestlé’s chocolate department on its sustainable development communication strategy.

Sidièse

Paris

A campaign encouraging the creation of small social enterprises around Xipoti modular dry-toilets, making it possible for a few toilets to improve the sanitation of a whole community.

Goodvertising

Copenhagen

We are the Climate Generation is a European campaign to raise awareness and demand action on climate change. All the DNS agencies worked together to create a campaign that stretches right across Europe – France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Denmark and the UK. In seven countries, seven award-winning photographers have captured families and their hopes and concerns for the future. The call to action is to show a collective response to climate change at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris, 2015.

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