racism

Apr 12, 2021

Luxury’s go-to DJ faces backlash for racist post

Fashion's favorite DJ, Michel Gaubert, has been caught up in a controversial post, which shows him wearing a paper “Asian face” mask and yelling, “Wuhan girls, wahoo!”

Mar 29, 2021

Racism is a virus, not Asians: #StopAAPIHate

Recent egregious events in Atlanta are the culmination of centuries of discrimination against Asian-Americans—brands have a responsibility to step up and take action in the same way they did around the Black Lives Matter movement.

Mar 5, 2021

GoFundMe launches #StopAsianHate campaign in US

The US campaign includes a central hub for donations to AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) organisations.

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.