Insights: Social Media
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
Are we setting up our influencers for failure?
Influencer and Pretty Little Thing Creative Director Molly Mae, started her year in controversy; facing backlash for a statement she made on the Diary of a CEO podcast. While speaking about her success and how she manages her time...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
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
Is it time to cancel ‘cancel culture’?
What is cancel culture? With the rise of social media, we saw the rise of cancel culture, which has claimed many unsuspecting public figures and businesses over the last decade. Cancel culture, the act of rejecting a target who...Read more
The future of communications: insight, strategy and results
Anyone who knows us well will know that Stand’s work is built on insight, strategy and results: these are the three pillars of our success. Think of them as the before, during and after of a campaign or project....Read more
Believe in Better: Insight and inspiration from industry leaders
Recently we spoke to Justine Lago, Director and Executive Coach at Onion HR. Justine has been involved in operational leadership management and development for the last 20 years, having worked in senior operational management positions, human resources and consulting. In...Read more
The future of payment – the revolution of mobility technology
Phasing out petrol and diesel cars and introducing EVs is a great option in...Read more
Claire Brady on Net Zero Hero Podcast
Some people think that ‘circularity’ simply means recycling, but it is so much more...Read more
Earth Day provides an opportunity to take stock of our progress towards addressing the...Read more
When it comes to making sustainability claims, getting it wrong can cost organisations the earth
According to Robin Hicks, “2022 was the year that policymakers started to take greenwashing...Read more
Less is more: How low alcohol brands are targeting their Gen Z consumers
Dry January may be over, but giving up alcohol definitely hasn’t gone out of...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
B Corp is a movement, not a moment
As B Corp month draws to a close, we reflect on how the movement...Read more