FutureproofUM brands have a plan, and they play to win! We help our clients triumph by creating meaningful end-to-end experiences for consumers that win hearts in culture, win minds in community and win wallets in commerce. We break down traditional funnel-thinking into more agile, fluid consumer journeys that meet consumers where they are now, and know where best to take them next.
Winning Hearts in Culture
FutureproofUM brands are tuned into the movements that are shaping culture and, in turn, understand how to engage and contribute with value. We use rich cultural insights to help clients find the sweet spot between their brand and business goals and what audiences crave, helping them become more culturally relevant in the world today. This is how we win hearts in Culture.
Winning Minds In Community
We find innovative ways for brands to become an inside player in shared communities, passions and interests, winning minds in Community. We partner with brands to create media plans that are as diverse as the communities in which they serve. We tap into social movements and community initiatives to drive audience reach and engagement. The result is an army of passionate brand ambassadors to carry the message forward with authenticity.
Winning Wallets in Commerce
FutureproofUM brands know that all roads must lead to commerce. In today’s “all media can be shoppable” world, our UM Commerce practice connects smart commerce to everything our clients do. We win wallets in Commerce by creating personal, shoppable experiences, fit for time and place. We connect brands’ Commerce efforts to their Culture and Community efforts, so no media impression is wasted and all friction is removed.
At UM, we are committed to creating a culture that is BETTER. A culture where people feel they belong and their contributions are valued; a culture where diversity is celebrated through access and equity; a culture where individuals can bring their whole self to work; a culture where transparency is our key to success; a culture where giving back to communities and creating an inclusive community are paramount; a culture where we are never satisfied with the status quo; and a culture where we always STRIVE for BETTER.
At UM, we are driven by doing better for our clients, our industry and our communities. As we continue to shape the media landscape, our core values of Care and Community guide us in bettering our world.
Better World is UM’s corporate social responsibility initiative that connects the family of UM offices under a single umbrella to inspire each other, share best practices and create connections across borders. Impact Day, UM’s annual day of service, is celebrated at all UM locations across the globe. In 2021, UM’s fourth global Impact Day was held virtually across two dates in order to incorporate flexibility: Thursday, July 22nd and Thursday, July 29th. Organized around the theme of “solidarity,” more than 3,000 volunteers worldwide safely undertook micro-actions that made a macro impact, driving our efforts to build a BETTER tomorrow, today.
Our relentless curiosity drives relentless innovation.
Our courage to take risks drives our ability to set new industry standards.
Our commitment to uncovering better opportunities for our clients and our community is at the heart of everything we do.
Our candor through open and constructive dialogue ensures better outcomes for our people and our clients.
We care about being a diverse agency where everyone feels motivated and supported.
We pride ourselves on fostering a community where everyone can belong while actively giving back to the communities in which we live.