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Stella Artois launches Sex and the City inspired ad

Stella Artois launches Sex and the City inspired ad

Sarah Jessica Parker has revived her Carrie Bradshaw character from Sex And The City for a new Stella Artois advertising campaign. 

The ad was created by Stella Artois together with co-founders Matt Damon and Gary White to help end the global water crisis.

The organisations are rallying American consumers to “Pour it Forward” by enjoying a Stella Artois, which will trigger a donation to to help provide access to clean water for someone living without it.

In a fun spin on the Sex and the City opening bus scene, audiences see what might happen if Carrie were to change her usual drink of choice, a Cosmo, in favor of a Stella Artois.

“Enjoying Stella Artois helps provide access to clean water for someone in need,” said Parker. “If Carrie was made aware of this important and fantastic partnership and initiative, I’m sure she wouldn’t waste a beat putting down her Cosmo and opting for a Stella, and I know that she would encourage all of her friends and audience to do the same.”

Stella Artois and are also debuting a new video featuring co-founder Matt Damon, who shares how simple it is to help change someone’s life. A beer is slowly poured into a Stella Artois chalice, triggering adjacent images of taps turning on in the developing world to represent the impact this small action can have around the globe.

“Through our partnership with Stella Artois we have already helped change millions of lives, and we have the opportunity to change millions more,” said Damon. “That’s why we’re asking people to ‘Pour it Forward®’ and help give access to clean water… simply by enjoying a Stella Artois.”

Every twelve-pack sold gives access to 12 months of clean water for one person in the developing world, while very pour (or bottle) sold at bars and restaurants gives access to one month of clean water for one person in the developing world.

Since 2015, Stella Artois has helped provide more than 1.7 million people in the developing world with access to clean water, but the brand needs the help of people everywhere to reach their goal of providing 3.5 million people in the developing world with long-term, sustainable access to clean water by 2020 through its partnership with the organisation.

“This is just the beginning for ‘Pour it Forward’ as we launch the program in a big way,” said Lara Krug, Vice President, Stella Artois. “Sarah Jessica Parker is the first, but we’ll be recruiting other familiar faces to help spark a movement of people choosing Stella Artois in order to help make a difference.”

For millions around the world, access to funds stands between them and safe water and sanitation in their home. found that when given an opportunity to pay for water improvements with loans, families opt to finance long-term solutions versus struggle day-to-day to find that next liter of water. is now a leader in developing market-driven financial solutions to the global water crisis.

“Our partnership with Stella Artois continues to offer easy ways for people to get involved and change lives,” said Gary White, Co-founder, “The simplicity of taking action, coupled with’s powerful solutions, enables us to make an even greater impact worldwide as we work towards the ultimate vision of providing access to safe water and sanitation for all.”

Watch Sarah Jessica Parker’s Stella Artois ad below:

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