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Nominations now open for Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020
Nominations now open for Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020Article

Twyg is calling on fashion designers who implement sustainable and circular approaches, and who foster ethical practices, to enter its second annual Sustainable Fashion Awards...

3 Sep 2020

Structural racism and employee engagement
Structural racism and employee engagementArticle

Julian Barnes starts his novel, Levels of Life, like this: You put together two things that have not been put together before. And the world is changed...

Johnny Johnson 18 Aug 2020

#ACACaresCovid19: New north, new narratives and nation building
#ACACaresCovid19: New north, new narratives and nation buildingArticle

More in our series of powerful insights from marketing industry leaders Abey Mokgwatsane, managing executive at Vodacom SA and Africa and Preetesh Sewraj, CEO of the Loeries adding their voices to how together SA business and the creative communications sectors are creating a new "better normal"...

11 Aug 2020

Amasa Ignite Webinar Forum - Purpose-driven conscious marketing
Amasa Ignite Webinar Forum - Purpose-driven conscious marketingArticle

Join Amasa Virtual Ignite Forum on 29 July 2020 at 4.30pm as we host Thebe Ikalafeng - founder, Brand Leadership Group to unpack purpose-driven conscious marketing...

Issued by Amasa 28 Jul 2020

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One Club launches free One School portfolio programme for Black creativesArticle

The One Club has launched the One School, a free 16-week portfolio programme for young Black creatives...

21 Jul 2020

#ACACaresCovid19: Contracts, communication and collaboration
#ACACaresCovid19: Contracts, communication and collaborationArticle

More in our series of powerful insights from the marketing industry leaders Mzamo Masito, CMO of Google Africa and Boniswa Pezisa, CEO of Net#work BBDO, pointing the way to futureproofing economies...

17 Jul 2020

Tommy Hilfiger launches programme to address racial inequality
Tommy Hilfiger launches programme to address racial inequalityArticle

Tommy Hilfiger, owned by PVH Corp., is launching the People's Place Program, which aims to advance the representation of BIPOC within the fashion and creative industries...

15 Jul 2020

#ACACaresCovid19: The creative value chain, procurement and marketing working towards common goals
#ACACaresCovid19: The creative value chain, procurement and marketing working towards common goalsArticle

Gareth Leck, group chief executive officer and co-founding partner of Joe Public United, Mpume Ngobese, managing director at Joe Public Connect and Khensani Nobanda, group executive: marketing and corporate affairs at Nedbank discuss the creative value chain, procurement and marketing working towards common goals...

14 Jul 2020

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Strong expectations from consumers for brands and businesses to do more [report]Article

Havas partnered with Market Probe International to do a survey of people's attitudes towards change, particularly radical change. The study has shown that people demand radical change that makes a meaningful difference to the world around them and this is key for businesses to understand and act on...

9 Jul 2020

#ACACaresCovid19: Where business and creative strategy meet
#ACACaresCovid19: Where business and creative strategy meetArticle

Sithembile Ntombela, head of marketing at Brand South Africa and Selae Thobakgale, chief strategic officer at The Odd Number Group and co-founder of The Strategy Network discuss the topic of where business and the creative strategy meet in the time of Covid-19...

29 Jun 2020

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Brands may support Black Lives Matter, but advertising still needs to decoloniseArticle

But even though brands are stepping up and making statements, the broader industries behind these messages also need interrogating. Decolonisation, for example, is rarely discussed in my field, advertising - and it needs to be...

Carl W Jones 29 Jun 2020

Should 'Black Lives Matter', 'I Can't Breathe' be allowed as trade marks?
Should 'Black Lives Matter', 'I Can't Breathe' be allowed as trade marks?Article

Manchester-based businessman Georgios Demetriou of Licence to Thrill Ltd (the Applicant) recently applied to register the phrase 'Black Lives Matter' under trade mark application no. 3497647 and 'I Can't Breathe' under trade mark application no. 3497640 at the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO). These phrases are associated with the current worldwide protests following the death of George Floyd in the USA.

Udi Pillay 25 Jun 2020

President of the Titanium Lions, FCB's Susan Credle.
#LionsLive: Titanium Lions president Susan Credle's briefingArticle

Simon Cook interviewed the president of the Titanium Lions, FCB's Susan Credle to hear her briefing for 2021...

Juanita Pienaar 25 Jun 2020

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Don't dismiss Africa's voice in the energy debateArticle

As African oil and gas countries struggle with Covid-19's devastating impact on demand, two international groups seem to be celebrating it...

NJ Ayuk 24 Jun 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: Turning tables on men
#OrchidsandOnions: Turning tables on menArticle

Cosmo ad: refreshing, light-hearted look at a principled matter, while La Boucher gets it horribly wrong with insensitive 'All Wines Matter' campaign...

Brendan Seery 23 Jun 2020

#ACACaresCovid19: Liquidity and the economics of advertising
#ACACaresCovid19: Liquidity and the economics of advertisingArticle

In the first episode, industry leaders Thabang Skwambane, MD of FCB Joburg/Hellocomputer and Robbie Brozin, co-founder of global chicken empire Nando's, discuss the topic of liquidity and the economics of advertising. ...

22 Jun 2020

Corporate SA - Black Lives Matter beyond PR statements
Corporate SA - Black Lives Matter beyond PR statementsArticle

It is without doubt that the inclusion and representation of Black people in corporate South Africa continues to be an urgent matter that needs to be addressed...

Khanyisa Nomoyi 22 Jun 2020

A future that is equal
A future that is equalArticle

Inequality, racism, hatred and bigotry. It hits home for us as South Africa because we've dealt with these types of pandemics before, and still do today. This isn't a political issue, it's an issue of basic humanity...

Issued by Grid Worldwide 19 Jun 2020

PepsiCo commits $400m in support of racial justice and equality
PepsiCo commits $400m in support of racial justice and equalityArticle

PepsiCo CEO and chairman Ramon Laguarta announced on Twitter the CPG conglomerate's commitment to doing their part to help dismantle the systemic racial barriers that block social and economic progress for Black people in the US.

17 Jun 2020

Youth are not the future. They are the now
Youth are not the future. They are the nowArticle

It is the youth that are steering us forward with unwavering conviction. They are not willing to wait for change. They're leading in the present...

Amy Pieterse, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 15 Jun 2020

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Should your brand be posting to the trending hashtag right now?Article

#BlackOutTuesday: And why your brand could sit this one out...

Babalwa Nyembezi 5 Jun 2020

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Blackout Tuesday: The black square is a symbol of online activism for non-activistsArticle

Blackout Tuesday was in some ways an ideal form of activism for non-activists, which may explain some of its enormous international popularity...

Jolynna Sinanan 4 Jun 2020

Legal pitfalls of offensive branding - Part 1
Legal pitfalls of offensive branding - Part 1Article

Over the past year or so, a surprising number of international brand owners have come under fire for offensive marketing campaigns, products, and brand names...

Kareema Shaik 15 Nov 2019

What Generation Z wants - how to attract the "next" generation to your brand and business
What Generation Z wants - how to attract the "next" generation to your brand and businessArticle

Millennials are already in their mid-thirties. It's time for brands and businesses to shift focus to the next generation, Generation Z...

Bronwyn Williams 17 Oct 2018

The 2018 Cannes Lions Innovation Grand Prix winners...
#CannesLions2018: Innovation Lions winners!Article

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 21 June, with the 2018 Innovation and Product Design winners announced during the Innovation award ceremony...

21 Jun 2018

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Is Siri sexist?Article

We rely heavily on systems and tools that are fed by data collected and collated by humans...

Megan Sayle 7 Jun 2018

Why treating water scarcity as a security issue is a bad idea
Why treating water scarcity as a security issue is a bad ideaArticle

Helen Zille, the Premier of the Western Cape in South Africa, has made two startling claims about the water crisis in the province...

Joelien Pretorius 6 Feb 2018

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2017 in review: The public mistakes you smashed on social this yearArticle

This year has been a whirlwind of racist exposé after sexist exposé after: "How have they been running a business? Holy sh!t" exposé (part 1)...

Julia Breakey 19 Dec 2017

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D&AD Impact Awards winners announcedArticle

The second annual D&AD Impact Awards took place at Terminal 5 in New York City on Tuesday, 26 September and a total of 98 D&AD Impact Pencils were handed out on the night...

27 Sep 2017

Stop the Cycle.
#CannesLions2017: Mobile Lions winners!Article

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Cannes Mobile award ceremony on 20 June 2017, where Native VML secured two Bronze Lions for Huffington Post's Stop the Cycle 360o mobile video...

20 Jun 2017

Google, home of the Whopper.
#CannesLions2017: Direct Lions winners!Article

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Cannes Direct award ceremony on 20 June 2017...

20 Jun 2017

Aland, Mailchimp and Meet Graham were all awarded Cyber Grand Prix.
#CannesLions2017: Cyber Lions winners!Article

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Cannes Cyber award ceremony on 20 June 2017...

20 Jun 2017

Canes Lions PR Grand Prix winner Fearless Girl, by McCann New York, State Street Global Advisors.
#CannesLions2017: PR Lions winners!Article

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Cannes PR award ceremony on 19 June 2017...

19 Jun 2017

What a new university in Africa is doing to decolonise social sciences
What a new university in Africa is doing to decolonise social sciencesArticle

It's not often that you get to create a new university from scratch...

Jess Auerbach 15 May 2017

26,000 pieces of work were entered into this year's D&AD Awards.
All the winners: Second day of D&AD 2017Article

The second set of D&AD Pencil winners have been announced, with an additional 10 South African entries making the grade in the final categories...

26 Apr 2017

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Failed Pepsi, Nivea ads show industry's diversity problemArticle

NEW YORK - Recent high-profile advertising missteps by Pepsi and skin-care company Nivea underscored anew Madison Avenue's awkward relationship with racial diversity at a time when the United States is becoming less white...

10 Apr 2017

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Pepsi drops ad accused of mocking 'Black Lives' protestsArticle

NEW YORK - Pepsi said on Wednesday it was dropping an ad featuring the supermodel Kendall Jenner that appeared to use the "Black Lives Matter" protests to promote the soda brand...

6 Apr 2017

Facebook's 2016 Year in Review reveals SA's top moments
Facebook's 2016 Year in Review reveals SA's top momentsArticle

Facebook has released its annual Year in Review, where users can see what was the top moments on the social media platform...

9 Dec 2016

#TRENDING: Stop the world, I want to get off
#TRENDING: Stop the world, I want to get offArticle

How would you describe this year? The #2016in3words hashtag went viral globally over the weekend...

Louise Marsland 18 Jul 2016

#Trending: Happy birthday Twitter!
#Trending: Happy birthday Twitter!Article

Twitter turned 10 yesterday, 21 March, and the hashtag #LoveTwitter trended. Of course. Brands, celebs, football teams, news media and Twitter itself, reminisced on the good times...

Louise Marsland 22 Mar 2016

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