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Is Yours an Inclusive Brand? How Communicators Can Make a Difference

by Mike Doyle| June 30, 2022

Representation matters.   That was the overarching theme of a Pride communications panel on inclusive brands that I had the privilege of moderating for 150+ Ketchum employees earlier in June, part of a month-long Pride programming series at the agency.   As communications consultants, we have an opportunity – a mandate, really – to counsel our […]

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Does Corporate America Have the Fortitude for True DE&I?

by Maxine Enciso, Gur Tsabar and Michelle Abtahi| June 21, 2022

In the wake of the 2020 police murder of George Floyd, which reignited a national reckoning on racial justice, corporations and brands were seemingly quick to answer the calls for greater transparency and accountability. One organization after another announced wide-ranging social justice and diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) commitments, promising a sea change. But only […]

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Leading with Empathy When Shelves are Bare

by Jimmy Szczepanek and Jordan Campbell| June 9, 2022

The nationwide baby formula shortage has stimulated a host of emotions that range from stress, concern, fear, frustration and outrage. It has triggered the U.S. government’s crisis response, including facilitating emergency shipments of baby formula from Europe and Australia, and a military airlift to ensure that the products get to those in need. The recent […]