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...Read more
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
We like big books and we cannot lie
One of the few silver linings of the multiple lockdowns across the past 15...Read more
World Environment Day; a farce or a timely reminder?
World Environment Day took place this past Saturday, and in the run-up, many companies...Read more
Can fashion change its ways?
Clothes are wrapped up in our identity. What we wear says something about us...Read more
Democracy’s a game – but who’s playing around?
What do Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Roger Williams (my Grandad) have in common?...Read more
Taking the time to reflect, recoup, reset and reward
As many will say, the pandemic which has consumed our lives over the last...Read more
Celebrating a positive shift across the industry
The PR Week Best Places to Work Awards holds a particular significance this year....Read more