Facebook Launch 2018 Diversity Report

Facebook have released information on their 2018 Diversity Report, They released a blog post via their site written by Maxine Williams, Facebook’s Chief Diversity Officer. I have included the blog post below, the original can be read here.   Today we’re publishing our fifth annual diversity report — and we wanted to take this opportunity to share what we believe is working and where we can do better. Diversity is critical to our success as a company. People from all backgrounds rely on Facebook to connect with others, and we…

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City Hall and TfL launch competition to increase diversity in adverts

City Hall and TfL launch competition to increase diversity as research shows Londoners feel ignored by advertisers Advertisers are invited to enter a landmark new competition which aims to transform adverts in London  As part of the #BehindEveryGreatCity campaign, City Hall is calling on brands to create campaigns that better represent women in the capital, in partnership with JCDecaux and Exterion Media The new competition is launched following research which reveals some Londoners are made to feel ‘invisible’ and ‘irrelevant’ by adverts in the capital   City Hall and TfL are launching…

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Nearly One-Third of Respondents Believe the Advertising Industry Does Not Welcome Diversity, According to BBH NY Beautiful Minds Survey

A survey of aspiring advertising planners and strategists finds that about a third (31 percent) believe the industry does not welcome diversity. Moreover, when asked if they think advertising is more, equally or less welcoming than other industries, a large portion of respondents thought advertising was only on par with others (44 percent more welcoming, 42 percent equal and 13 percent less). The survey was fielded to the 50 participants of the Griffin Farley’s Search for Beautiful Minds event, held annually by BBH NY to identify the best aspiring strategic…

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Synchrony Deepens Investment in Diversity and Inclusion

Synchrony have announced its President and CEO, Margaret Keane will be hosting the fourth annual Diversity Symposium for Synchrony employees and it has ranked as a leader on the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index. Diversity and Inclusion is celebrated beyond the three days at the annual Symposium – it’s an everyday commitment for all Synchrony employees. Diversity Best Practices (DBP) unveiled its second annual Inclusion Index and Synchrony was among 31 organizations recognized as a leader in Diversity and Inclusion by receiving a score of 81% or higher. The Inclusion…

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Walmart Increases Support of Diverse Suppliers with Launch of Dedicated Online Showcase

Walmart has announced it is launching a Supplier Inclusion Showcase on Walmart.com to spotlight products from Walmart’s ever-growing diverse suppliers’ community which includes companies operated by minorities, women, veterans, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, and people with disabilities. The Supplier Inclusion Showcase will launch at Essence Festival in New Orleans, the largest multicultural celebration in the U.S., which Walmart has sponsored since 2007. The first products featured on the Supplier Inclusion Showcase are from more than a dozen Walmart suppliers attending the festival from a…

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