Abt Associates Wins 2016 Gold MarCom Award for Climate Change and Health Campaign

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Gold MarCom Award given for Abt's outstanding work communicating the impacts of climate change on human health

Abt Associates has earned a 2016 Gold MarCom Award from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals for its outstanding work communicating the impacts of climate change on human health.

Abt’s campaign, “Communicating the Health Impacts of Climate Change,” won in the Research/Study Communications Campaign category. Abt created the campaign through work supporting the Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Change Division. Campaign materials included an infographic that covers the health impacts of climate change throughout a lifespan, an interactive U.S. map of health impacts by state, and a series of nine fact sheets detailing the climate health impacts for populations of concern, including pregnant women, children, the disabled, and the environmental justice community.

“This award is testament to the multidisciplinary approach Abt takes in addressing the world’s toughest challenges, like climate change,” said Josh Lipton, Vice President, Environment and Natural Resources at Abt. “Our rigorous research experts provided the scientific foundation for the campaign, and a team of cross-divisional health and environmental communicators translated those scientific findings into clear information that people can easily understand.”

The MarCom Awards are an annual creative competition recognizing excellence in print, visual, audio, and web materials and programs. More than 6,000 entries are submitted for the awards each year.

Read more about the climate change and health communication campaign.

About Abt Associates
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 60 countries. http://www.abtassociates.com

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