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2022 SoGood Award Winners

Since 2012, the RGD has invited submissions of projects created under the theme of communication design for social good. An international design competition, the So(cial) Good Design Awards celebrate design’s undeniable power to incite meaningful action and make positive change.


Arts & Culture Winners

  • Judges' Pick: Quartier des Spectacles Campaign by Compagnie et Cie in Montréal, Canada (Client: Partenariat du Quartier des spectacles)
  • Judges' Pick: Islamic Art & Material Culture Collaborative Identity by Mustaali Raj Prov. RGD in Vancouver, Canada (Client: University of Toronto)
  • The Fruit Machine Poster by Chargefield in Toronto, Canada (Client: SandBay Entertainment) 
  • Read Up Awareness Campaign by Ramp Communications in Toronto, Canada (Client: Literary Press Group) 
  • Out on Screen: Organization and Festival Website by Co-Effect Creative in Toronto, Canada 
  • Native New York Exhibit by C&G Partners in New York, United States (Client: Smithsonian Institution – National Museum of the American Indian)

Civil & Human Rights Winners

  • Judges' Pick: Uncomfortable Truth by TAXI in Vancouver, Canada (Client: The Human Rights Foundation)
  • Protests and Pedagogy Event Material by LOKI in Montréal, Canada 
  • Canadian Perspectives Impact Report by Field Trip & Co. in Toronto, Canada (Client: Council of Canadians) 
  • Global Communities Rebrand by Briteweb in Vancouver/Toronto, Canada 
  • Path Through Homelessness Campaign by BM Dodo Strategic Design in Kingston, Canada (Client: United Way KFL&A and City of Kingston)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Winners

  • Judges' Pick: Micropedia of Microaggressions by Zulu Alpha Kilo in Toronto, Canada (Client: Black Business and Professional Association, et al.)
  • The Progress Heart by ATB Financial in Edmonton, Canada 
  • Likehome Book by Laura Della Scala in Toronto, Canada (Client: COSTI)
  • Manitoba Studio Fund Website by Manoverboard in Winnipeg, Canada 
  • Out at Home Video by Forge Media + Design in Toronto, Canada (Client: University Health Network, University of Guelph and Western University) 
  • 25 Years of Tuktuk Nogait (Nurrait) National Park by Inuvialuit Communications Society (ICS) in Inuvik, Canada (Client: Tusaayaksat Magazine & Parks Canada [Western Arctic Field Unit]) 
  • Clayton Community Centre 47 Wayfinding & Signage by hcma in Vancouver, Canada (Client: City of Surrey) 
  • Can't Read, Can't Write, Here's My Book by Kaila Jacques in Welland, Canada (Client: Michael Jacques)

Education Winners

  • Judges' Pick: Orders of Sacrifice Campaign by Zulu Alpha Kilo in Toronto, Canada (Client: HomeEquity Bank / Royal Canadian Legion)
  • Canadian Healthy Schools Alliance Brand by RallyRally in Toronto, Canada 
  • Office of Indigenous Initiatives Annual Report by Fresh Art & Design Inc. in Toronto, Canada (Client: University of Toronto)
  • Geminai Rising: Virtual Experience by DDB Canada in Edmonton, Canada (Client: Alberta Health Services)

Health, Well-being & Safety Winners

  • Judges' Pick: Daymark Foundation Brand & Website by RallyRally x Briteweb in Vancouver / Toronto, Canada
  • Judges' Pick: Operation Neighbourgood Campaign by Field Trip & Co. in Toronto, Canada (Client: Michael Garron Hospital Foundation) 
  • Judges' Pick: Tough Turban by Zulu Alpha Kilo in Toronto, Canada (Client: Pfaff Harley Davidson) 
  • The Connecting Guide by 1dea Design + Media Inc. in Kingston, Canada (Client: The Ontario Harm Reduction Distribution Program [OHRDP]) 
  • Meet Your Heart Educational Resource by Fiveight Design in Edmonton, Canada (Client: Stollery Children’s Hospital Pediatric Cardiology Program and Women and Children’s Health Research Institute) 
  • Closer To Home Rebranding & Website by Strut in Calgary, Canada 
  • The Children's Place Experience Design by HOK in Kansas City, United States 
  • Stollery: Tomorrow & Today Campaign by Sticks & Stones in Edmonton, Canada (Client: Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation) 
  • World Ovarian Cancer Day 2021 Campaign by Haft2 in Toronto, Canada (Client: World Ovarian Cancer Coalition) 
  • Food is Our Medicine Learning Series by RallyRally x Briteweb in Vancouver / Toronto, Canada (Client: Nourish Leadership) 
  • Quarantine Advent Calendar by District Design Co. in Halifax, Canada (Client: Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia) 
  • Dreams Wall & Memory Koi: A Set of Digital Experiences by C&G Partners in New York, United States (Client: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

Student Winners

Sustainability, Ecology & Climate Winners

  • Judges' Pick: Paper or Plastic? Video by Office of Sarah in Edmonton, Canada (Client: Canopy Planet)
  • Judges' Pick: Carbon-Negative Bus Campaign by Context Creative in Toronto, Canada (Client: Enbridge Gas Inc.) 
  • Grass Carp Awareness Video by Design de Plume in Sudbury, Canada (Client: Invasive Species Centre) 
  • Natural Burial Association Brand Launch by Gravity Inc. in Toronto, Canada 
  • Wildlife Falling Videos by On The Chase! Motion Design in Toronto, Canada (Client: WWF Canada) 
  • Bold Climate Action Needed Campaign by Haangar 18 Design Continuum in Vancouver, Canada (Client: City of Vancouver) 
  • Unusually Good Brand & Packaging by Crew Food & Beverage Marketing Partners in Vancouver, Canada 
  • Becoming Refugees on Our Homeland Series by Ellena Ekarahendy in Jakarta Greater Area, Indonesia (Client: JATAM [Indonesia Mining Advocacy Network]) 
  • Sustainable Coffee Packaging by Backcountry Branding in Kingston, Canada (Client: Galloping Goose Coffee Roasters) 
  • Goodside App & Climate Education Platform by RBC Ventures in Toronto, Canada (Client: Goodside [RBC Ventures])   

Cross-Category Winners

  • Judges' Pick: Roots to Harvest Annual Report by Pulp + Paper Creative in Thunder Bay, Canada
  • Judges' Pick: by Mangold Design in Napa, United States (Client: Building Healthy Online Communities, based at Springboard HealthLab) 
  • Judges' Pick: by Mangold Design in Napa, United States (Client: Building Healthy Online Communities, based at Springboard HealthLab)
  • Social Innovation Through Interdisciplinary Design by IED Istituto Europe di Design in São Paulo, Brazil (Client: IED and OCAS Project) 
  • BC Women's Health Foundation Rebrand by Partners & Hawes in Vancouver, Canada 
  • Ctrl+Alt+Del KBGO! Pocket Book by PurpleCode Collective in Jakarta Greater Area, Indonesia  


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