First-ever DEI Census reveals major challenges around family status, age, gender, ethnicity and disability

Initial results from the first-ever Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Census of the global marketing industry have identified key challenges around family status, age and gender as well as ethnicity and disability. It found clear gaps in lived experience when these groups were compared to the industry average, both in individual markets and globally. For example, on Kantar’s Inclusion Index, which is generated by asking questions about people’s sense of belonging, the absence of discrimination and presence of negative behaviour, men scored at 69% compared to women at 61%. Despite these…

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ICAS supports the first-ever global diversity and inclusion census

The International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS) is delighted to join and support the first-ever global industry census launched by WFA, together with agencies associations VoxComm and EACA, Campaign, Kantar, Cannes Lions, Advertising Week and The Effies. The global census, which according to WFA represents the biggest ever global cross-industry collaboration of the marketing and advertising industry, is designed to provide hard data on the people who are working in the profession. The survey will assess where the global advertising and marketing industry is in relation to diversity, equity and inclusion…

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