Focussing our energy
Not for a long time (ever?) has there been a better time to get traction behind a campaign tackling climate change. The recent hype has led to a renewed interest in the topic and a building sense of urgency....Read more
Stand Agency Director Nyree Ambarchian shares her views with PRCA
I was recently a guest on the PRCA Podcast, aptly named PRcast and hosted by the very lovely Isobel Arrowsmith and Harry Gardiner.Read more
Should we celebrate, or be cynical, about brands getting political?
Over the last six months, campaigns by big brands have become much more political. This is unsurprising, as everything is getting more political with Brexit and Trump dominating the news space. But it’s also down to the rise of...Read more
Bloody Brilliant Women: Celebrating the ‘forgotten’ women of history
I was lucky enough to head to the AllBright Club for a talk hosted by the Women’s Prize for Fiction’s founder, Kate Mosse. Kate was joined by Cathy Newman, Channel 4 broadcaster to celebrate the launch of her first...Read more
#DofEDifference (thank you Mr Barker)
Up and down the country young people are currently undertaking their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. They might not be embracing the frost and heading out for expedition practice quite yet, but thousands are volunteering their time to support their...Read more
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...Read more
#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...Read more
Our latest campaigns: Starting the conversation that no one wants to have
As champions for older people’s legal rights, Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) wanted to make the UK aware that, although many of us are living longer, healthier lives, more of us are facing conditions like dementia that may one...Read more
Breaking the taboo with the launch of a new helpline
Being a victim of a fraud or a scam isn’t the easiest topic to tackle – no one likes thinking that they might have done something ‘wrong’ or been ‘caught out’. Which is why we jumped at the opportunity...Read more
“Never too latte to make a difference?” – Stand’s thoughts on Starbucks’ 5p charge
Starbucks announced yesterday that it will introduce a ‘latte levy’ of 5p per paper coffee cup to discourage single-use paper cups. The titan of high-street coffee stores has recently received negative PR for the high sugar content of its...Read more
It’s our time on earth, so what are we doing to it?
After this summer’s meltdown, the climate crisis is once again at the forefront of...Read more
Going beyond B Corp￼
In the 18 months it has taken to achieve B Corporation status our thinking...Read more
Reflecting on the British Energy Security Strategy
Following weeks of speculation, leaks, and story-trailing, the UK Government released its long-awaited British...Read more
Harnessing your superpower
I was diagnosed with ADHD in January 2021, whilst I was in the middle...Read more
Why we’re introducing a 9-day fortnight
We believe that we work to live, not live to work, and that a...Read more
World Environment Day; Are we as green as we think we are?
It was World Environment Day on Sunday and, as such, it’s important we continue...Read more