racism

Dec 15, 2020

A dozen APAC ads that prove the industry can make a difference on DEI

A collection of great APAC campaigns that have argued for inclusion, tolerance and equitable treatment.

Dec 3, 2020

Nike Japan ad receives backlash—but is incidentally brilliant

A moving new film by W+K and Nike sparks debate about racism in Japan.

Oct 23, 2020

Dropping the whitening cream: how Black Lives Matter sparked rebrands around the world

From Ben’s Original to The Chicks, new names have appeared this year across commercial brands, sport and entertainment in response to calls for a more inclusive and diverse society.

Sep 16, 2020

Do brands in APAC have a problem with black people in ads?

John Boyega's deletion from a Jo Malone campaign in China is the second instance of a black talent being excised from a campaign in recent months. So we're asking you: Do we have an issue here?

Jul 17, 2020

Long overdue changes are finally taking hold

MEMBER'S NEWSLETTER: Asia-Pacific was slower to react to the death of George Floyd, but outdated racist symbols and attitudes are finally being challenged, if not yet fully changed.

Jul 10, 2020

Singapore’s top influencer investigated for racist tweets, use of N-word

Wendy Cheng, aka Xiaxue, stands by her stance in a defensive blogpost, and one brand has already pulled a partnership with her.