ENTER THE 2021 SHORTY IMPACT AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Social Campaigns

Community

Arts & Culture

Civic Engagement

Disability Awareness

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Gender Equality

Education & Community

Financial Literacy

Public Safety

Youth & Family

Environment

Conservation & Preservation

Sustainability & Renewable Energy

Social & Racial Justice

Animal Rights & Welfare

Humanitarian Aid & Developing Nations

Social Justice & Human Rights

Racial Justice

Veteran & Service Support

Health & Wellness

Fitness & Nutrition

Mental Health

Public Health

Reproductive Health

Grassroots

Grassroots Efforts

Self-Defined (Social Campaigns)

Self-Defined

Social Presence

Single-Platform

Clubhouse

Discord

Facebook

Instagram

LinkedIn

Pinterest

Reddit

Snapchat

TikTok

Triller

Tumblr

Twitch

Twitter

YouTube

Multi-Platform

Multi-Platform

Emerging Platform

Emerging Platform

Social Hit

Single Post or Activation (viral)

Clapback

Social Engagement

Community Management

Community Management

Engagement Tools

Access & Rewards

Call to Action

Chatbots

Contests

Gamification

Polls & Surveys

Integrated Experiences

Fundraising

Live Events

Shopping

Television

Real Time Response

Real Time Response

User Generated Content

User Generated Content

Self-Defined (Social Engagement)

Self-Defined

Social Partnerships

Brand Partnership

Celebrity Partnership

Entertainment Partnership

Influencer Partnership

Non-Profit Partnership

2021 SHORTY PHENOM AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Individuals

Account Management

Analytics

Animation

Art Direction

Brand Marketing

Campaign Management

Communications

Community Management

Copywriting

Creative Direction

Culture

Data Analysis

Design

Editing

Illustration

Partnership Management

Photography

Production

Project Management

Public Relations

Research

Sales

Strategy

Talent Management

Self-Defined

Team

Account Team

Analytics Team

Client Team

Communications Team

Community Team

Content Team

Creative Team

Culture Team

Design Team

Legal Team

Marketing Team

Partnership Team

PR Team

Production Team

Research Team

Sales Team

Social Media Team

Strategy Team

Video Team

Self-Defined

Leader

Account Team Leader

Analytics Team Leader

Client Team Leader

Communications Team Leader

Community Team Leader

Content Team Leader

Creative Team Leader

Culture Team Leader

Design Team Leader

Legal Team Leader

Marketing Team Leader

Partnership Team Leader

PR Team Leader

Production Team Leader

Research Team Leader

Sales Team Leader

Social Media Team Leader

Strategy Team Leader

Video Team Leader

Self-Defined

Voice

Clubhouse Voice

Discord Voice

Facebook Voice

Instagram Voice

LinkedIn Voice

Pinterest Voice

Reddit Voice

TikTok Voice

Triller Voice

Tumblr Voice

Twitter Voice

YouTube Voice

From the 5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Financial Services

This award honors efforts of organizations in the financial services industry to make the world a better place. Objectives may include cause based campaigns and programs, raising awareness or funds for a cause and promoting volunteer programs. Banks, credit cards, money management and financial services firms are eligible for this award.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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Powering Giving: Leveraging PayPal’s Platform to Address a Global Crisis
Before the onset of COVID-19, 185M adults in the U.S. alone struggled to make ends meet and 40% said they’d be challenged to cover an unexpected $400 expense. The global pandemic has exacerbated this longstanding financial health crisis, creating an urgent need for charitable giving to help individuals, small businesses and communities stay afloat…
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Acts of Caring: Mobilizing CIT employees, customers and others to give back
CIT is committed to giving back in communities it calls home. Each year, the company spearheads an annual employee volunteer initiative in June called CIT Cares Month. This year, however, CIT transformed its annual employee volunteer initiative to reflect the needs of the current environment and introduced Acts of Caring – a program that, simpl…
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Bank of America, World Economic Forum (Davos)
Each January, government, business, and NGO leaders convene at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland for four days to discuss pressing global issues. While the private sector plays a critical role in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), each year, conversations surface surrounding WEF’s impact, with a lack of understandin…
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Color & Capital For Good: An Eastern Bank initiative dedicated to closing Boston’s racial wealth gap
With over 200 years in existence and a mantra of doing what's right and smart, Eastern Bank's deep-rooted commitment to fighting for racial justice and equality has been apparent for centuries.  When systemic racism and wealth inequities were perpetually affecting the communities of color that we serve, we took action with our "Color & Capital …
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DBS Sparks Season 2: Everyday Heroes for a Better World
The world is facing complex developmental, social and environmental challenges, not to mention hardships wrought by Covid-19. As a purpose-driven organisation, we believe businesses like DBS have a role to play in helping to find solutions to these challenges.   We sought to go beyond traditional PR and leverage a creative storytelling vehicle …
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Pathway to Financial Success in Schools
Discover believes brighter financial futures begin by providing students with the skills they need to help them succeed long after they leave the classroom. Pathway to Financial Success in Schools is committed to bringing financial education to students nationwide, and we partner with schools, communities, and organizations to fulfill this commitm…

Nominees

Commerce Bank “Here to Help”
In good times and in challenging times, Commerce Bank is here for our customers, team members and communities. More than 150 years of helping customers has taught us that life is complex, and the best moments come with financial challenges. We have a corporate culture deeply rooted in core values of integrity, excellence and customer focus, but it’s also on…
DBS Taiwan Stronger Together Campaign
As the battle against Covid-19 continues, various groups of people are facing enormous hardships. In May 2020, DBS Bank committed SGD 10.5 million to set up the DBS Stronger Together Fund to help communities affected by Covid-19 across its six key markets in Asia, including Taiwan While the pandemic is comparatively well controlled in Taiwan, older peopl…
DBS VirtualX (Virtual Tellers)
As part of DBS' digital transformation journey, we seek to avail more banking services online, and are now reimagining how and for whom our physical branches can add value. COVID-19 has also fundamentally altered the way we lead our lives – how we work, travel, learn, bank— hence we wanted to seize the opportunity to up our game in digital disruption and to…
Defend Different
At PEMCO Insurance, we are proud of our deep history of diversity and inclusion. We are constantly looking for ways to celebrate our people and customers and all the ways we are different. “Defend Different” is PEMCO’s diversity and inclusion pledge to our customers, employees and community. To defend different, we know we must be different ourselves.   …
Goldman Sachs Gives Analyst Impact Fund
As a reflection of Goldman Sachs’ ongoing commitment to philanthropy, Goldman Sachs Gives (GSG) has made nearly $1.6 billion in grants and partnered with 7,000 nonprofits in 100 countries globally. Goldman Sachs Gives is committed to fostering innovative ideas, solving economic and social issues, and enabling progress in underserved communities. Every year,…
The Moment
In 2019, Citi released their raw pay gap data —the first financial institution to do so. We’ve all heard about the gender pay gap, but it’s about more than equal pay. It’s also about female representation in senior leadership. When Citi published their pay gap numbers, they discovered this was the area in which they fell short. To fix this problem, Citi has…