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  1.    Is it an advantage to be a woman in marketing?
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Is it an advantage to be a woman in marketing?

    Absolutely—but not in the way some people seem to think, says Guardian columnist and brand strategist, Arwa Mahdawi

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  2.    WFA launches Latin American guide to diversity and representation through the creative process
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    WFA launches Latin American guide to diversity and representation through the creative process

    New guide provides local examples of unstereotyped work combined with global insight into areas where bias can occur in the creative…

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  3.    Case study | Mercado Libre: New Iconic Kisses
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    Case study | Mercado Libre: New Iconic Kisses

    Online marketplace recreates iconic kisses with LGBTQ+ couples

    This article was originally published in Contagious I/O…

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  4.    Case study | Budweiser: Future Official Sponsors of the NWSL
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    Case study | Budweiser: Future Official Sponsors of the NWSL

    Beer brand closes gender pay gap by driving the call to action in sports sponsorship

    This article…

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  5.    Case study | Google: Search Black-owned
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    Case study | Google: Search Black-owned

    Search engine introduces feature to help black-owned businesses by making them more searchable

    This article was originally…

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  6.    Inclusive equals results
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    Inclusive equals results

    New research shows how embracing diversity in content delivers better results. Will Gilroy from the WFA and Daren Poole from Kantar…

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  7.    Industry’s unprecedented show of unity to tackle DEI
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    Industry’s unprecedented show of unity to tackle DEI

    More than 100 organisations have come together behind the first-ever global diversity, equality and inclusion census of the…

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  8.    BRIM: Black Representation in Marketing
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    BRIM: Black Representation in Marketing

    A new UK cross-industry initiative to improve the representation of Black people in marketing.

    Create meaningful change by…

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  9.    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 9: On purpose, Orlando Bloom and teaching from Tasmania with Professor Mark Ritson
    Diversity & InclusionBrand purposeBrand reputationDigital transformation

    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 9: On purpose, Orlando Bloom and teaching from Tasmania with Professor Mark Ritson

    WFA podcast host, David Wheldon, speaks with the inimitable marketing professor and industry commentator, Mark Ritson.

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  10.    Case study | Warner Music Group: Saylists
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    Case study | Warner Music Group: Saylists

    Record label teams up with Apple Music to offer speech therapy for kids through its songs

    This article was originally…

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  11.    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 8: On making an iconic doll relevant again with Lisa McKnight
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    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 8: On making an iconic doll relevant again with Lisa McKnight

    WFA podcast host, David Wheldon, speaks with Lisa McKnight, SVP and Global Head of Barbie & Dolls at Mattel, Inc.

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  12.    Spotlight: Diversity & Inclusion in the Production Landscape
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    Spotlight: Diversity & Inclusion in the Production Landscape

    An introduction to WFA’s diversity & representation guide, with key insights and ideas from APR & MCA to drive D&I…

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  13.    Unstereotype Alliance 'State of the Industry' report 2021
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    Unstereotype Alliance 'State of the Industry' report 2021

    Global action platform report identifies key goals and recommendations for the marketing industry to improve diversity and…

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  14.    Case study | Home Centre: A Dad's Job
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    Case study | Home Centre: A Dad's Job

    UAE home retailer challenges cultural taboo by being first brand in the country to celebrate single mums in ads

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  15.    One year after George Floyd
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    One year after George Floyd

    Smooth words and engagement from the ad industry still need to be translated into real action, argues Belinda Smith, CEO Americas,…

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  16.    Case study | Samsung: Tallk
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    Case study | Samsung: Tallk

    Consumer electronics giant launches app to help those with ALS communicate via its tablet devices

    This…
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  17.    Gender Bias & Inclusion in Advertising in India
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Gender Bias & Inclusion in Advertising in India

    A Unicef-Geena Davis Institute for Gender in Media analysis of gender representation in 1,000 most viewed advertisements in India on…

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  18.    Insight & Strategy | Frida Mom: Fourth Trimester
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    Insight & Strategy | Frida Mom: Fourth Trimester

    How a women-led team created an ad that embraced truth and reflected the realities of breastfeeding and motherhood to launch a new…

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  19.    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 7: On sustainability and courageous marketing with Conny Braams
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    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 7: On sustainability and courageous marketing with Conny Braams

    WFA Podcast host, David Wheldon, speaks with Conny Braams, Chief Digital and Marketing Officer, Unilever.

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  20.    Case study | Dove: Show Us. It's On Us
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    Case study | Dove: Show Us. It's On Us

    FMCG giant spurs brands to be more inclusive by funding diverse casting costs

    This article was originally published…

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  21.    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 6: On humor and catching the 'F-train' with Ivan Pollard
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    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 6: On humor and catching the 'F-train' with Ivan Pollard

    WFA Podcast host, David Wheldon, speaks with Ivan Pollard, Senior VP and Global CMO, General Mills.

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  22.    Gender equality in marketing: are we making progress fast enough?
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Gender equality in marketing: are we making progress fast enough?

    We've asked six industry leaders to share their perspectives

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  23.    #BuildBackBetter: Can marketing be a positive force for change in a post-COVID world?
    Brand safetyDigital policyBrand safetyValue of advertisingDiversity & Inclusion

    #BuildBackBetter: Can marketing be a positive force for change in a post-COVID world?

    A virtual event for anyone interested in how marketing can be a force for good

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  24.    Delivering diversity is a must-pass test
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Delivering diversity is a must-pass test

    The pandemic has highlighted the need to push the diversity and inclusion agenda harder and faster. Stephan Loerke, WFA CEO,…

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  25.    54% of people don't feel culturally represented in online ads, Facebook study finds
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    54% of people don't feel culturally represented in online ads, Facebook study finds

    The study includes research in partnership with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, a survey of 1,200 people, a review of…

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  26.    Case study | Brahma: What you see today
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    Case study | Brahma: What you see today

    Beer brand edits sexist 2009 advert to highlight its mistakes and underline its commitment to change

    This article was…

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  27.    Insight & Strategy | Mattel: Creatable World
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    Insight & Strategy | Mattel: Creatable World

    Why a toy maker decided to remodel conventions with a genderless doll range

    This article was originally published in…

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  28.    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 5: On digital transformation with L'Oréal’s Lubomira Rochet
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    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 5: On digital transformation with L'Oréal’s Lubomira Rochet

    WFA Podcast host, David Wheldon, speaks with Lubomira Rochet, L'Oréal's Chief Digital Officer

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  29.    Insight & Strategy | Doritos: The Best Gift
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Insight & Strategy | Doritos: The Best Gift

    Why Doritos made an emotional film about sexual diversity and doubled down on inclusivity in Mexico

    This article was…

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  30.    Sourcing’s diversity power
    Diversity & InclusionAgency management

    Sourcing’s diversity power

    Marketing procurement can play a huge part in delivering a more diverse range of suppliers for brands and driving meaningful change.…

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  31.    Webinar: Diversidad e inclusion en la industria publicitaria
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Webinar: Diversidad e inclusion en la industria publicitaria

    ¿Qué pueden hacer las marcas para intensificar sus esfuerzos de diversidad e inclusión?

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  32.    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep. 2: Marketing in times of Covid
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    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep. 2: Marketing in times of Covid

    David Wheldon speaks to Karmarama’s Jon Wilkins and Contagious’ Paul Kemp-Robertson

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  33.    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep.1: Diversity & Inclusion
    Diversity & Inclusion

    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep.1: Diversity & Inclusion

    David Wheldon speaks to WFA’s Global Diversity Ambassadors, Belinda Smith and Jerry Daykin

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  34.    Sustainability and procurement
    Diversity & InclusionMarketing procurement

    Sustainability and procurement

    Marketing procurement leaders can help their colleagues deliver on sustainability goals and boost their standing as strategic…

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  35.    Sourcing Forum meeting overview (July 2020)
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    Sourcing Forum meeting overview (July 2020)

    Overview of the Sourcing Forum held remotely on July 2nd, 2020.

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  36.    The big questions this year, answered by LIONS Live
    Diversity & InclusionCreativity

    The big questions this year, answered by LIONS Live

    In the absence of the annual industry meetup on the French Riviera, in June WFA asked seven industry experts: “If you…

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  37.    Time to stop covering up our diversity
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Time to stop covering up our diversity

    We're at an important moment in the diversity conversation and understanding 'covering up' is part of unpacking that, says Jerry…

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  38.    Putting an end to racially-loaded terms in marketing
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Putting an end to racially-loaded terms in marketing

    WFA CEO, Stephan Loerke, calls on the industry to change the narrative and to stop using terms such as 'whitelist' and 'blacklist'…

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  39.    It’s time for action
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    It’s time for action

    WFA CEO, Stephan Loerke, explains why our industry must address diversity and inclusion in the content it produces as well as…

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  40.    UN Women and WFA call on the industry to fight racism and inequality
    Diversity & Inclusion

    UN Women and WFA call on the industry to fight racism and inequality

    Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, and Stephan Loerke, CEO, WFA, issue a joint…

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  41.    Webinar: The case for greater diversity and inclusion in marketing
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Webinar: The case for greater diversity and inclusion in marketing

    What can brands do to step up their diversity and inclusion efforts?

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  42.    The power of diversity at a time of crisis
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    The power of diversity at a time of crisis

    In times of isolation we need to prioritise diversity more than ever. WFA’s first ever diversity ambassadors, Belinda Smith,…

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  43.    Experts make the case for greater diversity and inclusion in marketing
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    Experts make the case for greater diversity and inclusion in marketing

    To coincide with the launch of the WFA Marketer’s Approach to Diversity and Inclusion, WFA asked six industry leaders why they…

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  44.    A Marketer's Approach to Diversity and Inclusion
    Diversity & Inclusion

    A Marketer's Approach to Diversity and Inclusion

    This new WFA report offers brand insights, suggestions and case studies for embracing diversity in your creative and work…

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  45.    WFA CEO: Bicky Burger’s tasteless ad shows there’s still much to do to ‘unstereotype’ advertising
    Diversity & Inclusion

    WFA CEO: Bicky Burger’s tasteless ad shows there’s still much to do to ‘unstereotype’ advertising

    Bicky Burger has highlighted how much still needs to be done to rid the ad industry of its shock jocks, says Stephan Loerke, CEO of…

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  46.    Buenos Aires Declaration for Progressive Advertising
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    Buenos Aires Declaration for Progressive Advertising

    WFA and national advertiser associations in South America commit to action on harmful ad stereotypes

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  47.    Let's talk about bias
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Let's talk about bias

    How do you overcome the inherent bias that we all bring to the table? Diageo and Unilever share some views on how to get the 3Ps of…

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  48.    Advertising has rebranded diversity, and it isn’t a positive change
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    Advertising has rebranded diversity, and it isn’t a positive change

    Diversity efforts are often whitewashed and dulled down, says Belinda Smith, Global Head of Media, Electronic Arts. Here are 5 ways…

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  49.    Better Marketing: Marketing can be a force for positive gender and ethnicity portrayals
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    Better Marketing: Marketing can be a force for positive gender and ethnicity portrayals

    Belinda J. Smith, Global Head of Media at Electronic Arts, makes the case on how marketing can change the world for the better.

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  50.    Diversity & Inclusion in the Production Industry
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    Diversity & Inclusion in the Production Industry

    White Paper from APR and WFA on diversity & inclusion with a focus on production

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  51.    Tackling gender bias in advertising: six lessons from Unstereotype Alliance member P&G
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    Tackling gender bias in advertising: six lessons from Unstereotype Alliance member P&G

    WFA webinar on progressive gender portrayals in advertising organised in partnership with UN Women

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  52.    Webinar: Progressive gender portrayals in advertising
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    Webinar: Progressive gender portrayals in advertising

    WFA, P&G and UN Women webinar covering why the industry must break down harmful stereotypes: progressive brands perform…

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  53.    WFA talks Better Marketing: Gender and diversity
    Diversity & Inclusion

    WFA talks Better Marketing: Gender and diversity

    At Cannes Lions 2018, global CMOs shared their views on gender and diversity in marketing: Syl Saller and Grainne Wafer (Diageo),…

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  54.    The case for unstereotyping ads
    Diversity & Inclusion

    The case for unstereotyping ads

    The industry needs to move with the times in terms of gender portrayal. And it is not just a 'nice to have'.

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  55.    A guide to progressive gender portrayals in advertising
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    A guide to progressive gender portrayals in advertising

    At the Cannes Lions Festival 2017, UN Women and a number of leading voices in the marketing and advertising industry including WFA,…

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  56.    Let's unstereotype it
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Let's unstereotype it

    The Unstereotype Alliance, the UN Women-led initiative aimed at breaking down stereotypes in advertising, held an event in New York…

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  57.    WFA introduction to gender stereotypes in advertising and the Unstereotype Alliance
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    WFA introduction to gender stereotypes in advertising and the Unstereotype Alliance

    This presentation explains why it is crucial for the advertisers not to perpetuate the stereotypical portrayal of women (but also…

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  58.    The Unstereotype Alliance holds inaugural meeting
    Diversity & Inclusion

    The Unstereotype Alliance holds inaugural meeting

    The Unstereotype Alliance, co-convened by UN Women and Unilever, met on 22 June for its inaugural meeting during the 2017 Cannes…

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