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During lockdown, the power of a book is even more profound

In our second year working with the prestigious Women’s Prize for Fiction, we’ve found ourselves pitching the story to the press in amongst an incredibly unpredictable and competitive media landscape. Headlines are rightfully dominated by news around the ever-evolving...

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Lessons from Remote Working #4 – Embracing vulnerability

It’s amazing how powerful a human connection can be when we see beyond someone’s professional façade and catch a glimmer of their real life in all its chaotic, mundane glory. After five weeks in lockdown, the surprise appearance of...

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Redefining the narrative on plastic pollution

Stand Agency has taken on a pro-bono brief from eXXpedition, a not-for-profit organisation that runs pioneering all-female sailing research expeditions investigating the causes of and solutions to ocean plastic pollution. We couldn’t be prouder to be working with the inspirational team...

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Stand Agency appointed by Cardiomyopathy UK

Stand Agency has been hired by the heart muscle charity, Cardiomyopathy UK, to work on a series of campaigns during 2019 as the organisation celebrates its 30th year. Stand Agency will be working with the charity to drive awareness and correct perceptions...

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SU4SD takes on poor public transport etiquette

After two successful and award-winning campaigns focused on increasing seating on the high street, the third instalment of Anchor Hanover‘s Standing Up 4 Sitting Down addressed the issue of seating in public spaces more broadly.

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Working with the BBFC to shape age classifications in a digital era

I’m sure we’ve all been here. It’s the end of a long week and Friday night consists of a film and an app-and-tap takeaway. Food, done. But picking the right film can be tricky. Not only because my partner...

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Armed Forces charity SSAFA appoints Stand Agency

We’re thrilled to announce that Armed Forces charity, SSAFA, the UK’s oldest tri-service military charity, has appointed Stand Agency to deliver integrated campaign activity over the next 12 months, including their iconic Armed Forces Week. SSAFA provides lifelong support...

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#literallyperfect: AI influencers, to aspire or not to aspire?

US Vogue is featuring AI influencers in its September issue, which has provided the perfect excuse to talk about one of the stranger trends to come out of Instagram, and my latest obsession, Lil Miquela – the AI influencer...

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#GarethSouthgateWould

I’d totally forgot that I met Gareth Southgate about 20 years ago. I had entered a competition whilst at university to win some new football kit for the girls’ footy team. We won the kit and off we trotted...

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Celebrating a nomination and a brand new industry award

It’s always an exciting day at Stand HQ when we’re announced as finalists for an award. This week, we’re celebrating our Standing Up 4 Sitting Down campaign with Anchor Trust being shortlisted for the inaugural Campaigns for Good Awards.

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What I learnt during my time as a carer

Just like so many individuals, working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic made me...

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Are we setting up our influencers for failure?

Influencer and Pretty Little Thing Creative Director Molly Mae, started her year in controversy;...

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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....

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Green finance: how can we transition towards a decarbonised future?

On 27th October, Stand hosted the second in our latest series of live events,...

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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...

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Is it time to challenge our perceptions of nuclear power?

The UK has a long civil nuclear heritage dating back to the 1950s. But...

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