Diversity & Inclusion

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AV Communications launches multicultural marketing platform

Ethnihub is meant to address gaps in consumer research.

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MES 2020: Championing a culture of inclusion takes time

During a virtual session at strategy’s summit, leaders at Aldo and Shopify explained why it’s better to look within than to other brands for guidance on D&I.

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Could fixing the casting process be a first step to more diverse production?

Why a group of directors is calling for racial descriptions to be removed from briefs.

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Agencies took ‘informal’ approach to hiring gaps

As agencies chart their recovery, a survey from the CMA and strategy provides a snapshot of work life pre-pandemic.

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Introducing strategy’s Diversity and Inclusion advisory board

In addition to the inaugural board, the publication has also committed to specific goals for its conferences and advisory boards.

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ICA and Bell Media’s contest will celebrate diverse ads

The IDEA competition aims to prove that diversity in front of and behind the camera has benefits for business strategy.

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Which brands do Canadians see as champions of D&I?

From the C-Suite newsletter: A survey ranks Walmart and Nike highest, with perceptions driven by workforce diversity and ads.

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Canadian planners have a pay gap problem

An APG Canada survey not only shows disparities based on gender and race, but that it grows as strategists stay in the industry.

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Taxi is launching paid internships for Black talent

With the first cohort arriving this month, the agency’s Black Taxi team eliminates a financial barrier to entering advertising.

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How 1Milk2Sugars plans to uplift influencers of colour

The PR agency’s talent representation division is addressing the disparity between opportunities for certain talent.

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Do disabled consumers get worse customer service?

A CRTC secret shopper program for telcos shows satisfaction was high overall, but revealed some troubling disparities.

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Why hiring more diverse talent is just the start

From the C-Suite newsletter: Marketers share what needs to happen now that companies see the need for more diverse teams.

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Why race must be examined every step of the way

In part two of a series, our panel discusses why BIPOC should be considered in casting, planning and everything in between.

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What real inclusion looks like in marketing

A cross-disciplinary group discusses how a lack of meaningful action affects the day-to-day life of talent and the work they put out.

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Strategy and BANFF create marketing incubator for women in media

Marketers and ad execs can lend expertise to The BANFF Spark Marketing Accelerator.