What we do

Our experts have changed the world with campaigns that have made a difference.

Our Approach

Want to change the world? Speak to us.

89up is Europe’s foremost agency running campaigns for charities, NGOs, and the not-for-profit sector. We will work with you to build a campaign strategy that takes your mission and turns it into real world change. Our award-winng experts have worked on some of the world’s most pressing issues – from climate change to LGBTi rights. We’ve defended press freedom and helped tackle the shortage of blood donors for young cancer patients.

Our approach is tailored to your needs and the outcomes you want to achieve. Whether it is a long-term campaign for legislative change through lobbying the right MPs, or a public-awareness exercise to build public consent for your cause and the profile of your organisation - we’re here to help.

We understand the constraints and sensitivities of NGO work.  Our products and services are uniquely developed to suit your theory of change and how you are working to solve social problems.
 

Case study: Don’t Spy On Us

We worked with a coalition of NGOs, including the Open Rights Group, Liberty, Privacy International and others to scrutinise the UK government’s approach to surveillance powers under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016. We told the government of citizens’ concerns that judges, not politicians, should have the power to decide when it is fair for the state to monitor citizens’ communications. We produced a hard-hitting public awareness campaign with shareable social media content and worked with fellow agencies to place billboards next to major roads in London to warn the public of the dangers ahead:

 

 

Campaigns for NGOS Team

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Caroline Criado-Perez
Campaigns Director

Caroline Criado-Perez is a writer, broadcaster and award-winning feminist campaigner.

She is published across the major national media and regularly appears in both print and broadcast as a commentator.

Her first book, Do it Like a Woman, was published by Portobello in 2015 and was chosen by Bridget Christie as one of her books of the year in the Guardian.

She is currently working on her second book, which will be about the gender data gap. Caroline has a degree in English language and literature from the University of Oxford, and is completing an MSc in Gender at LSE, focusing on behavioural and feminist economics. She was the 2013 recipient of the Liberty Human Rights Campaigner of the Year award, and was named OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2015.

Caroline Criado-Perez
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mike@89up.org

Mike Harris
CEO

Mike is the founder and CEO of 89up, Europe's first and biggest impact agency for civil society and non-profits and the co-founder of 90up, a creative and influencer agency. He is also the publisher and owner of Little Atoms, an award-winning magazine distributed globally and a podcast and online magazine enjoyed by a global audience of millions.

Mike has excellent political and media connections, with a strong knowledge of the workings of government and international bodies. His campaign experience delivering cross-party support for a new parliamentary bill; international human rights advocacy work engaging Hollywood celebrities that forced 3 banks to stop selling government bonds to support a dictatorship, leading the press and strategy for an Oscar-winning film, the exposure of lobbyists work for corrupt regimes and supporting the launch of multiple grassroots political movements.

Mike Harris
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sashy@89up.org

Sashy Nathan
Director of Advocacy

Sashy is General Counsel and directs our advocacy unit 89up Thinks, which produces insights on political and legal problems. Recent reports include press regulation, Brexit and EU rights and the compliance of international football governance with human rights. Sashy is also the co-founder of Commons, the not-for-profit law firm, having previously practised at Bindmans LLP, specialising in criminal cases with an international and human rights element.

Sashy Nathan
Director of Advocacy
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