Sick days on the rise – cause for concern, or proving the need for change?
New research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and Simplyhealth has found that sick days amongst UK workers have reached a 10-year high. On average, a UK worker took 7.8 sick days in the last year...Read more
Revving Up for a Sustainable Future: Why We Must Challenge Rishi Sunak’s Backtrack on Net Zero
As Climate Week in New York concludes, we find ourselves at a critical juncture in securing a sustainable and equitable future. Climate change’s many devastating impacts, with record temperatures and recurring floods, are undeniable. The recent news of the...Read more
Apple’s Sustainability Video: A Storytelling Triumph with Gaps in Green Commitment
Apple’s latest sustainability video, featuring CEO Tim Cook and actress Octavia Spencer, has sparked a heated debate among viewers. Some praise it as a “storytelling gem,” while others find it “cringey.” As a sustainability expert, I appreciate the innovative...Read more
Taking A Stand with Nazim Valimahomed, Founder and Chief Product and Design Officer at Kroo.
Each month we’re sitting down with the trailblazers who are making a difference at some of the world’s most inspiring brands. Companies that are making a positive impact on society, the economy, and the environment through Brand Activism. This...Read more
Celebrating success: Stand celebrates double victory, winning two PR awards
We’re delighted to share that our PR efforts secured us not one but two award wins last month. We’ve been awarded the Alliance of Independent Agencies’ Freedom Award for our work with Kroo Bank and the Best Integrated Digital PR Campaign...Read more
The future of mobility: Are we on the cusp of changing the way we travel?
Stand’s ‘Driving Forward’ panel: exploring the future of mobility in a net zero world Climate change is upon us. During the first week of July 2023 we witnessed the hottest temperatures in recorded history, with extreme weather events increasing...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
A tale of two crises
Introducing our new series, ‘Sustainnovation in a post-pandemic world’. In his now famous...Read more
Lessons from lambing
From the time the pandemic hit, I’ve spent even more time than usual back...Read more
Believe in Better: Insight and inspiration from industry leaders
Over the past year, events such as Brexit, the new US administration and of...Read more
A time to protest, a right to protest
The controversy around the newly formed anti-protest bill, has raised profound concern and alarm...Read more
Can we afford purpose in a recession?
Yesterday I got out of my (virtual) four walls for a panel discussion organised...Read more