Industry diversity

A collection of content pertaining to industry diversity.

Jan 11, 2022

'Much work to be done': Reflections on 2021's not-as-white Christmas ads

With plans already under way for the next batch of Christmas ads, Siân Blackman of The Diversity Standards Collective offers brands and agencies some actionable tips on how to make 2022 the most diverse Christmas ever.

Dec 15, 2021

Marketers and consumers at odds over influencer diversity

New research shows a mismatch between marketers and consumers on whether influencer content adequately represents diversity in society.

Dec 10, 2021

‘Meritocracy and equity are not interchangeable’: Mediabrands DEI head

Dharesheni Nedumaran on the lack of understanding around equity, creating actual safe spaces for employees, and why local historical context is extremely necessary.

Nov 24, 2021

Risk of talent bleed in APAC for lack of diversity: WFA census

The APAC results from WFA’s first-ever DEI census reveal worrying factors of discrimination and a higher-than-global average of willingness for people to leave their companies—or the industry—if things don't improve.

Nov 22, 2021

How is it still a White Christmas?

Why did Diwali get picked as the launch day for Christmas ads? The average 90%-white ethnic composition of the agency teams behind this year’s work is your answer, according to Engine Creative's senior strategist.

Nov 21, 2021

Diversity in healthcare marketing nowhere near enough

The ANA/AIMM report on diversity in marketing paints a picture of an industry making slow progress, but systemic change is needed.