Green finance: how can we transition towards a decarbonised future?
On 27th October, Stand hosted the second in our latest series of live events, which bring together leading experts to discuss issues of pressing importance in all our lives. Ahead of COP26, the topic at hand was green finance:...Read more
In the race to net zero, let’s not waste time picking sides
When we talk about the journey to net zero emissions, the scale of the problem looms so large it can start to block out the view of the path ahead. The IEA estimates that global investment in clean energy...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
Beyond B Corp: Breaking up with Barclays
Last year we became a certified B Corp, and to do so we had...Read more
Three takeaways from the IPCC’s ‘final warning’ report
This week has seen the release of the latest IPCC report assessing the climate...Read more
Why we’ve introduced a 4.5 day working week
As the rulebook of the working week gets rewritten, at Stand we continue to...Read more
Stand shifts as we move into our second decade
I founded Stand with one simple (but typically ambitious) belief: that good comms can...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