WACL campaign update: Mandatory gender pay gap reporting to be reinstated from October 2021

WACL campaign update: Mandatory gender pay gap reporting to be reinstated from October 2021

We did it! ( Say (Women in Advertising & Communications ) Leadership) WACL’s campaign for the reinstatement of gender pay gap reporting was among the powerful voices that have impacted government policy, resulting in a new deadline for gender pay gap reporting this year. Companies that do not make the original April deadline will have […]

Times UP for inequality in the creative industries

A BRAND EXPRESSION THAT UNITES AND INVITES

Times UP for inequality in the creative industries

Making a difference to the creative industries’ gender balance needs everyone to be on board. So we needed to create a brand expression that united and invited everyone to contribute.  Taxi Studio has long held a collaborative relationship with the West of England Design Forum (WEDF) since its establishment in 2006. When their insight and […]

Kelly Knight takes up new Chief Diversity & HR Officer role at AMV BBDO

Kelly Knight takes up new Chief Diversity & HR Officer role at AMV BBDO

Kelly Knight has been named as AMV BBDO’s first Chief Diversity and HR Officer, with a brief to work with senior leadership at the agency to ramp up its work building a culture which is inclusive, celebrates and recognises diversity. Her responsibilities also include ensuring that AMV’s services and strategy are aligned to the agency’s […]

Wunderman Thompson Appoints Ezinne (Kwubiri) Okoro as Global Chief Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Officer

Wunderman Thompson Appoints Ezinne (Kwubiri) Okoro as Global Chief Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Officer

Wunderman Thompson, a WPP company, today announced that Ezinne (Kwubiri) Okoro has been appointed to the newly created role of Global Chief Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Officer. Ezinne joins the network this month, based in New York, and will report to Wunderman Thompson Global CEO, Mel Edwards. Ezinne is an inclusive leader, change agent and champion for progressive change. As […]

Saatchi & Saatchi commits to opening up the advertising industry with Saatchi Ignite, Saatchi Open and Saatchi Home

Initiatives are part of a commitment designed to open up the advertising industry to people with different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds

Saatchi & Saatchi commits to opening up the advertising industry with Saatchi Ignite, Saatchi Open and Saatchi Home

As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Saatchi & Saatchi is launching a new roadmap designed to improve entry into the advertising industry for Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority talent, and those from low social mobility backgrounds.  Saatchi & Saatchi was founded in 1970 by two brothers, the sons of Iraqi Jews who escaped persecution in Iraq […]

Havas Media Group Launches New Social Equity Private Marketplace

Media agency furthers its commitment to make a meaningful difference to brands, businesses and people through their new meaningful media offering

Havas Media Group Launches New Social Equity Private Marketplace

Havas Media Group has announced the launch of a social equity private marketplace, made up of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) and LGTBQ+-owned media businesses so clients can positively invest funds in underrepresented businesses. This first-of-its-kind platform is the agency’s latest commitment to exploring Meaningful Media and recognizing the need for equitable treatment of […]

Study from The Numbers Lab reveals ads set unrealistic expectations with women twice as likely to be left feeling ashamed of their body

Study from The Numbers Lab reveals ads set unrealistic expectations with women twice as likely to be left feeling ashamed of their body

Adverts are influencing how British people see themselves, according to a new report by strategic quantitative research agency, The Numbers Lab. The study, entitled ‘Project Eden’, looked at diversity and inclusion in advertising, revealing that a third (32%) of people believe ads influence how they see themselves. A similar volume of people (33%) believe ‘ads […]

New ‘Bealifesaver’ campaign launched to increase leisure sector workforce diversity

New ‘Bealifesaver’ campaign launched to increase leisure sector workforce diversity

#BeaLifesaver campaign re-positions the role of a lifeguard as a lifesaver, as the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) seeks to attract a more diverse workforce to the role. Across the UK, as leisure operators still struggle with recruiting lifeguards in certain regions, the innovative and inclusive #BeaLifesaver campaign, aims to address this issue […]