Insights

What I learnt during my time as a carer

Just like so many individuals, working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic made me re-evaluate my work situation. Do I enjoy my role? Do I find it rewarding? These were questions that I had sometimes considered pre-COVID. But the...

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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; 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...

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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. 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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A year of working from home

How we’ve adapted, what we’ve learnt, and what will change Like so many others,...

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Believe in Better: Insight and inspiration from industry leaders

Britain is the birthplace of the industrial revolution – and despite the challenges presented...

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Is it time to cancel ‘cancel culture’?

What is cancel culture?  With the rise of social media, we saw the rise...

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Celebrating #IWD in actions, not just words of support

I have seen and heard so much good content about #IWD2021 that I contemplated...

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Why ‘sustainability’ is falling short

Before I get carried away, it’s pertinent to point out that this was first...

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Believe in Better: Insight and inspiration from industry leaders

According to a recent report by the thinktank, Ember, the UK’s renewable electricity outpaced...

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