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  1.    Fabrice Beaulieu, Reckitt: WFA Global Marketer of the Year 2022 nominee

    Fabrice Beaulieu, Reckitt: WFA Global Marketer of the Year 2022 nominee

    Fabrice Beaulieu, Chief Marketing, Sustainability and Corporate Affairs Officer, Reckitt, is one of the eight global marketers…

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  2.    Cheryl Goh, Grab: WFA Global Marketer of the Year 2022 nominee

    Cheryl Goh, Grab: WFA Global Marketer of the Year 2022 nominee

    Cheryl Goh, Group VP of Marketing and Sustainability – Founding CMO, Grab, is one of the eight global marketers…

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  3.    Julia Goldin, LEGO: WFA Global Marketer of the Year 2022 nominee

    Julia Goldin, LEGO: WFA Global Marketer of the Year 2022 nominee

    Julia Goldin, Chief Product & Marketing Officer, LEGO, is one of the eight global marketers shortlisted for this…

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  4.    After Spring comes…
    Marketing procurement

    After Spring comes…

    The WFA Sourcing Board is refreshing its goals and ambitions after three years and a half, with a series of new initiatives to help…

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  5.    Five predictions for 2023
    Digital policyBrand reputationMarketing capabilities

    Five predictions for 2023

    From sustainability claims to tech regulations around the world and greater emphasis on capability building: the WFA team share some…

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  6.    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 22: On reasons to be optimistic about 2023 with Tom Standage, The Economist
    Digital policyMarketing law

    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 22: On reasons to be optimistic about 2023 with Tom Standage, The Economist

    WFA podcast host, David Wheldon, speaks with Tom Standage, Deputy Editor of The Economist and Editor, The World Ahead, about tech…

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  7.    Reasons to be optimistic: How the best work of 2022 can help marketers up their game in 2023
    CreativityDigital transformation

    Reasons to be optimistic: How the best work of 2022 can help marketers up their game in 2023

    Guardian columnist and brand strategist, Arwa Mahdawi, takes a look at the lessons 2022 has taught marketers for the year ahead.

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  8.    Reducing WFA’s carbon footprint
    Brand purpose

    Reducing WFA’s carbon footprint

    WFA is committed to doing its part in the fight against climate change. WFA Senior Connections Manager, Hanne van de Ven, shares on…

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  9.    People first measurement
    Audience measurementChannelsMedia transparency

    People first measurement

    The current drive for smarter cross-media measurement is starting to bear fruit in key markets. Matt Green, Director, Global Media…

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  10.    Putting wages on an equal footing
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Putting wages on an equal footing

    Knowing that you are paid fairly is a critical part of the inclusion equation, says Michele Prota, Global Chief Talent Officer at…

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  11.    Consumer Insights needs an inclusive approach too
    Diversity & InclusionConsumer insightData & analytics

    Consumer Insights needs an inclusive approach too

    Consumers come in all shapes and sizes, so brands need to ensure they are getting insights from everyone. Corrine Moy, Council…

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  12.    10 years of Responsible Alcohol Marketing
    Alcohol marketingSelf-regulation

    10 years of Responsible Alcohol Marketing

    On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Responsible Marketing Pact, Giuditta Hanau Santini, Junior Policy Manager at WFA,…

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  13.    Demystifying marketing effectiveness
    Media transformationMarketing effectiveness

    Demystifying marketing effectiveness

    Measuring marketing effectiveness is becoming more important, and yet more challenging at the same time. Gerry D’Angelo, VP,…

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  14.    An unlikely destination
    Brand purposeBrand reputation

    An unlikely destination

    WFA CEO Stephan Loerke reports back from COP27, where the real action is happening away from political leaders.

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  15.    Don’t be disingenuous on inclusion: brands must ensure behaviour and messaging align
    Diversity & Inclusion

    Don’t be disingenuous on inclusion: brands must ensure behaviour and messaging align

    Nathalie Lam, Philips Global Head of Sponsorship and Marketing Transformation Lead, explains how Philips wants its creative content…

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  16.    Why brand safety matters
    Brand safetyBrand safety

    Why brand safety matters

    It’s worth reminding ourselves why brand safety matters and how global advertisers have taken the lead in trying to make…

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  17.    Brand safety and suitability: Restoring choice to advertising industry stakeholders in digital media
    Brand safetyBrand safety

    Brand safety and suitability: Restoring choice to advertising industry stakeholders in digital media

    The Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) has been working hard over the last three years to help marketers protect brand…

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  18.    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 21: On brand building in the football industry with Roel de Vries, City Football Group
    Brand purposeBrand reputationMarketing operationsOrganisation & structure

    WFA Better Marketing Pod Ep 21: On brand building in the football industry with Roel de Vries, City Football Group

    WFA podcast host, David Wheldon, speaks with Roel de Vries, Group Chief Operating Officer at City Football Group, about the ins and…

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  19.    Insights from GARM’s Aggregated Measurement Report Volume 4
    Brand safetyBrand safety

    Insights from GARM’s Aggregated Measurement Report Volume 4

    GARM’s focused view on social media content enforcement data shows increased action on war and weaponry with the ongoing War…

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  20.    Bringing back the talent

    Bringing back the talent

    Attracting and retaining talent is undoubtedly the most important challenge in the communication industry right now. Our business is…

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  21.    Winning during inflation
    Brand reputationMarketing operations

    Winning during inflation

    With concerns about the economy in general and inflation more specifically rising worldwide, how should brands respond? J. Walker…

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