Insights: Out and about

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 conversations. The future of our planet is at stake. But, while most radio and news stations referenced the impact of climate change, many others merely reported...

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Three months and a lifetime of learnings

Back in April, I decided to take advantage of one of Stand’s greatest perks. I crafted an email, tweaked, and proofed it multiple times and shut the screen of my laptop the moment I hit ‘send’. I asked whether...

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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...

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Backing small business in a time of crisis

Here at Stand, we have a morning Stand Up meeting first thing where one of us presents on a topic of our choice, such as talking about which podcasts we’re listening to, great recipes or book recommendations. This week’s...

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Blisters? Check! Achy limbs? Check! A combined 490,000 steps? Check!

And yet Stand lived to tell the tale! (Never underestimate the endurance and enthusiasm of Stand-ees). Whilst the nation enjoyed a lazy Saturday morning lie in, Stand were up alive and kicking, aboard the 6.30am train from St Pancras...

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Facing adversity, building resilience and finding joy

Last Saturday wasn’t a regular Saturday evening. I spent the evening with two of my biggest female role-models – Sheryl Sandberg and Malala Yousafzai. I don’t think either of them need any introduction.  The talk, organised by Intelligence Squared,...

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Hosting my first Contact the Elderly tea party

On Sunday, between team Stand we hosted TWO Contact the Elderly tea parties. I (together with my boyfriend and his Nan) hosted one in Essex  and Nyree hosted the group she set up in Peterborough –  both were afternoons filled with...

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Veganuary’s Top Tips: An Expert’s Guide

I first took part in Veganuary in 2018, thinking I probably wouldn’t even last...

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The cow in the room of climate action

When I attended COP26 last year, I was not in the least bit surprised...

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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...

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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...

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Is making the ‘right’ choice becoming unaffordable?

There is no shortage of evidence out there demonstrating that citizens are more likely...

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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...

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