Wednesday, Jun. 16, 2021

A new study by consumer goods conglomerate Unilever has found that nearly one in two people from marginalized communities--people with disabilities, and Black, Hispanic, Asian, and LGBTQ+ people--feel they have been stereotyped in some way through advertising. The study also highlights that it...

Thursday, Jun. 10, 2021

In late May, ANA issued a new report, “The Growth of Supplier Diversity,” that contained important findings that will likely impact the production industry in the near future.

A supplier diversity program is a proactive business program which encourages the use of women-owned, ethnic/...

Tuesday, Jun. 8, 2021

Many U.S. companies have rushed to appoint Black members to their boards of directors since racial justice protests swept the country last year. 

But in the two preceding years, progress on increasing racial diversity on boards stagnated, a new study revealed Tuesday. Black men even lost...

Thursday, May. 27, 2021

Tribeca Festival has unveiled the finalists and jury for this year’s Tribeca X Awards, which celebrates the best brand and filmmaker collaborations of the year across four categories: Feature Film, Short Film, Episodic Series and Immersive.  The finalists represent brands ranging from The U.S....

Tuesday, May. 18, 2021

AICP’s Equity & Inclusion committee has released a set of Best Practices for Engagement aimed at helping ad agencies and brands address barriers in how they bid and award production and postproduction assignments. Assembled by an E&I subcommittee headed by Sophie Gold, founder and...

Wednesday, May. 12, 2021

VMLY&R has launched Inclusion Experience Practice, a strategic consultancy partner that works with clients to bring about sustainable cultural change within organizations. The new offering serves as a critical step toward creating connected brands and companies that are culturally sensitive...

Monday, May. 10, 2021

Amid growing pressure on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association from studios, stars and large swaths of the film industry, NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022, putting in doubt the viability of one of Hollywood's oldest and most-watched award shows. 

Criticism of...

Sunday, May. 9, 2021

Growing up an avid reader, Kwana Jackson knew where to look for romance novels with Black characters: Segregated in the "African American interest" section where only determined shoppers would find them. 

When Jackson became a published author she saw other ways in which writers of color...

Monday, May. 3, 2021

The One Club for Creativity has advanced its commitment to creative activism by urging agencies, brands, ad schools and other organizations to step up and help support workplace equity in the industry by signing its new Paid Internship Pledge.

The initiative launches with a number of...

Monday, May. 3, 2021

#ChangeHollywood, an initiative of the civil-rights group Color of Change, has joined Pearl Street Films and Endeavor Content to issue a reimagined version of the inclusion rider, a contract provision designed to bring about workplace diversity through inclusive hiring on film and TV projects....

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