Today, The Coca-Cola Company replaces its corporate website with
, a rich, socially enabled digital platform.
represents a significant leap forward in how Coke will use digital communications to drive business results and share the Coca-Cola system story with the world.
is a dynamic, digital magazine that focuses on universally important topics, social causes and Company news. It will feature original and curated content, and is designed to spark dialogue and tell the story of Coca-Cola in a creative, refreshing way.
“Today, Coca-Cola is taking its digital communications to a new level,” said Clyde Tuggle, Senior Vice President and Chief Public Affairs and Communications Officer, The Coca-Cola Company. “
is the most ambitious digital project Coca-Cola has ever undertaken, and we are doubling-down on our commitment to be a quality publisher of compelling content. We hope
will be a place where people will share their curiosity about the world, engage in stimulating debate, and find out what is at the core of Coke – our quality brands, our business, our people, and our ever-expanding commitment to social good.”
Readers can browse regularly refreshed content by type (Stories, Opinions, Brands, Videos and Blogs) or topic (Brands, Business, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Health, History, Innovation and Sports). In addition to in-depth feature stories brought to life with high-res photography, video and audio,
also includes eye-catching infographics and a “Debate Board,” which polls readers on a range of Coke-related topics.
The launch issue of
features a cover story on Coca-Cola’s commitment to supporting schools in India, Chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent’s ‘Five Keys to Innovation’, an interview with NASCAR driver Danica Patrick and more than 70 other additional original pieces of content.
to be a sharp departure from how companies use their corporate websites,” explains Ashley Brown, Director of Digital Communications and Social Media. “Our corporate site is our most trafficked online property, so we wanted to create an experience that would make this incredibly valuable digital real estate work harder for us.”
will continue to house corporate content such as press releases, investor information, SEC filings, Company reports, executive bios and job postings, its layout, design and editorial focus now more closely resemble a digital magazine than a company website.
“More than anything, we prioritized what creates a great user experience over the latest design trends,” said Brown. “We want to make sure that as our brand becomes a publisher, we do so in the most beautiful and functional way possible.”