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George Floyd, One Year Later- Key Communications Considerations (Black Lives Matter protest sign)

George Floyd, One Year Later: Key Communications Considerations

by Ketchum| April 7, 2021

UPDATE—April 16: Each new act of police violence against the Black community now raises the bar exponentially for corporations to evaluate how they will or won’t respond. As if on cue, at the halfway mark of the Chauvin trial, this past week saw three more extraordinarily painful incidents of police violence, two involving Black men […]

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Ketchum’s Women Leaders Raise their Voices for Gender Equity

by Hilary McKean| March 31, 2021

Women’s History Month wraps up today. Like so many of these commemorative moments over the past year, 2021 was a flashpoint for the conversation about change. For the past month, Ketchum has celebrated progress, expressed gratitude for the strong female leaders we partner with, and simultaneously raised our voices around distressing examples of the work […]

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Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable with Workforce Diversity Data

by Maxine Enciso and Gur Tsabar| March 10, 2021

Over the past several months, you may have seen headlines in top-tier business media about companies releasing workforce diversity data. In some instances, these companies shared the data in tandem with new representation commitments. Some companies have boldly connected their commitments to executive pay and bonuses, while others are investing in their employees by focusing […]

International Women's Day #ChooseToChallenge - collage of Ketchum faces

How We #ChooseToChallenge on International Women’s Day

by Ketchum| March 8, 2021

International Women’s Day 2021 arrives in a world that feels fundamentally different from last year. In every corner of the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the fabric of our lives—and women have been disproportionately affected, largely as an amplification of existing gender inequalities. According to a recent report from Glint, women are experiencing an […]

Ketchum Anti-Racism Resource Guide - February 2021

Three Anti-Racism Resources for Thinking Differently During Black History Month

by Giannina Seaman| February 24, 2021

At Ketchum, we are a passionate group of media consumers—the value we bring to our clients is fueled by a voracious appetite for reading, watching, listening and learning. So last year, in the wake of George Floyd’s murder and other developments shining a light on systemic racism in America, one of our responses was to […]

From Education to Representation-A Black History Month Conversation-Headshots of Speakers

From Education to Representation: A Black History Month Conversation

by Jenn Bins| February 23, 2021

As someone who attended and has family members who graduated from an HBCU (Historically Black College/University), I was recently honored to moderate a conversation with two amazing women: Ashley Christopher, Esq., founder and CEO of HBCU Week, a Ketchum partner whose mission is “to encourage high-school aged youth to enroll into HBCUs, provide scholarship dollars for […]