At the eighth edition of the Olive Crown Awards, Reliance Foundation bagged Gold in the 'Corporate Social Crusader of the Year' category. The Foundation won another Gold for 'World Environment Day' in the 'Events' category.
Among agencies, J Walter Thompson and The Social Street bagged two Golds each on the night.
J Walter Thompson struck Gold for 'Matchsticks' for Wildlife SOS India in the 'Press Services' and 'Young Green Art Director of the Year' categories. The agency also won a Silver.
The Social Street's Golds came for 'Paintbrush - Squirrel/Mongoose /Indian Weasel' for Wildlife Conservation Trust in the 'Press Services' category and 'Rooted Solutions' for Prasadam Industries in the 'OOH' category.
Ogilvy & Mather's 'Vodafone Eco-pond' won Gold in the 'Campaign of the Year' category. The agency won Silver in the 'Corporate Social Crusader of the Year' category for 'Vodafone Farmer BNB'.
FCB Interface won a Gold and five Silvers. The Gold win came for the entry 'Eiffel Tower/Big Ben/Taj/London Eye/Jama Masjid' for Nikon in the 'Press - Unreleased' category.
Ashvini Menon Visual Design won Gold in the 'Print Production' category for 'Ecotism - Newspaper Cartoon Strip' for The Hindu. The agency also bagged a Silver.
DCB Bank won Gold for 'Waterless Future' in the 'TVC/ Cinema - Unreleased' category.
Isha Foundation was awarded as the 'Green Crusader of the Year'.
Reading the citation for the award, Megha Tata, COO, BTVI and VP IAA India Chapter, said, “The IAA is privileged to present Isha Foundation the Green Crusader Award for its unique and far-reaching initiatives for a sustainable environment and spreading the seeds for a greener future.”
Ramesh Narayan, president – IAA India, said, "The response was heartening with more than 100 per cent increase in the number of entries being received. Entries have come from nine countries in total. The Olive Crown is truly a pan-Asian award now."
Here's the full winners list: