Going beyond B Corp￼
In the 18 months it has taken to achieve B Corporation status our thinking has moved on in terms of what it means to us in terms of our work, team and clients. Stand was founded on the belief...Read more
World Environment Day; Are we as green as we think we are?
It was World Environment Day on Sunday and, as such, it’s important we continue to educate ourselves on the practices corporations are using to become more Earth-friendly. Over the decade, consumers have become more progressive with embracing sustainable patterns...Read more
We need to talk about burnout
In a recent livestream hosted by BetterUp, a US-based wellbeing charity, Prince Harry admitted that he had been experiencing burnout and has been doing “inner work” in order to feel better again. The former royal spoke about taking time...Read more
Weight: The overlooked health inequality￼
In my adult life, I’ve never been smaller than a size 12. There was a time I visited the gym three times a day, stopped eating properly, and took diet pills to lose weight. I had some “success”, losing...Read more
Is it time to challenge our perceptions of nuclear power?
The UK has a long civil nuclear heritage dating back to the 1950s. But reputationally speaking, the industry has a tricky past. In the court of public opinion, it has proven unpopular. Despite being stringently regulated, it is viewed...Read more
Can social media facilitate social change and political action?
Since around October last year, Nigeria has been in a state of political crisis due to citizen revolt and ongoing protests regarding the #EndSARS campaign. The campaign began, intending to end police brutality in Nigeria, but has since expanded...Read more
People aren’t voiceless, we just weren’t listening
The beauty of language is that it is ever changing, evolving as humans evolve and adapting to better suit the times. Words that our grandparents seemed to throw around with not a care in the world, now sound abrasive,...Read more
Reframing annual leave – a win for mental health, the environment and local businesses
Whether it’s our environmental conscience, Brexit-fuelled visa uncertainty or – yes, you guessed it – the pandemic, the way we are thinking about holidays has changed. Firstly, we’ve been forced to reconsider how we approach annual leave. In the...Read more
So… has the pandemic set us back or propelled us forward?
Last week, just days after the restrictions in England were lifted, we hosted our first panel event. The discussion brought together great minds: Chartered Psychologist Dr Jennifer Opoku-Lageyre who spoke about her experiences treating patients with trauma and anxiety...Read more
Covid-19 has given us a harsh lesson in education inequality
Although ‘Freedom Day’ is here, Covid’s effects will, as we hear all too often, be felt for years to come. One sector that has had more than its fair share to deal with is education. Covid has meant months...Read more
Veganuary’s Top Tips: An Expert’s Guide
I first took part in Veganuary in 2018, thinking I probably wouldn’t even last...Read more
The cow in the room of climate action
When I attended COP26 last year, I was not in the least bit surprised...Read more
Cero Generation appoints Stand to raise profile and power a conversation about solar in Europe
Stand has been appointed by Cero Generation – the leading European solar energy developer...Read more
Stand partners with Big Change and the LEGO Foundation on the launch of the global Big Education Conversation initiative
Stand has been appointed by Big Change – a charity founded to transform the...Read more
Is making the ‘right’ choice becoming unaffordable?￼
There is no shortage of evidence out there demonstrating that citizens are more likely...Read more
It’s our time on earth, so what are we doing to it?
After this summer’s meltdown, the climate crisis is once again at the forefront of...Read more