Until its 2016 acquisition by AB InBev, SABMiller was the world’s second-biggest brewer, with a presence in 70+ global markets. Brands included Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Pilsner Urquell, Grolsch and Meantime.
CPL was appointed by SABMiller to deliver a range of content across its digital channels, including for its website SABMiller.com and for its internal communications channel, The Source.
SABMiller.com was home to lively, story-led content, designed to appeal to beer aficionados and amateurs alike. The Source was a web-based communications channel for SABMiller’s leaders around the world.
CPL's team of journalists created and published a wide range of content on behalf of SABMiller for its communication channels, to help it achieve its goal of being the most admired beverage company in the world.
Journalists liaised with contacts across SABMiller to create captivating, often human interest-inspired pieces, including interviews, profiles and columns from senior leaders. This story-telling approach was acclaimed by industry experts, and the high volume of website and social media traffic pointed to it being a success among the target stakeholder audience too.
increase in story views on SABMiller.com compared with previous site
left SABMiller.com with a better opinion of the company
very/highly satisfied with The Source as a global internal leadership communication tool
Our aim was to have storytelling front and centre, and the CPL team has done a great job in helping us achieve that. According to survey data, more than two-thirds of visitors to the site leave with an improved impression of the business, and much of this has to be down to the depth and quality of the stories.