Insights

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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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:...

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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 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...

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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 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...

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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...

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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,...

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A tale of two crises

Introducing our new series, ‘Sustainnovation in a post-pandemic world’.   In his now famous...

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Lessons from lambing

From the time the pandemic hit, I’ve spent even more time than usual back...

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Believe in Better: Insight and inspiration from industry leaders

Over the past year, events such as Brexit, the new US administration and of...

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A time to protest, a right to protest

The controversy around the newly formed anti-protest bill, has raised profound concern and alarm...

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Can we afford purpose in a recession?

Yesterday I got out of my (virtual) four walls for a panel discussion organised...

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2020 – what we learnt about clients and ourselves

At the end of last year, we reached out to our clients asking them...

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