PetSmart and its independently-run PetSmart Charities have won a Gold Halo Award for 'Best Consumer Donation Initiative.' The Halo Award was presented by Engage for Good to honor PetSmart's "10 Millionth Adoption Supported by Pet Parents campaign."
Meaningful Impact has recognized Bill Backer as a cause marketing pioneer by conferring its highest honor. Backer created the 'Hilltop' TV ad for Coca-Cola that became one of the most celebrated television commercials of all time — and more importantly — an inspiration to the cause marketers who followed. Bill Backer boosted sales of Coca-Cola by uniting the world to "sing in perfect harmony."