• Following IPG's Lead Others Consider Releasing Workforce Racial Data
    In a first, Interpublic last week disclosed the racial makeup of its senior level and professional workforce. Now, other holding companies and agencies are preparing to make, or at least are contemplating, similar moves.
  • How Adland Is Commemorating Juneteenth
    A growing number of holding companies and agencies are commemorating the day with programs or time off. Most states recognize the day as an official holiday or special day of observance. The federal government does not, despite growing calls that it be declared a national holiday.
  • IPG Takes A Meaningful Step On The Transparency Front
    IPG's unprecedented decision Friday to release certain EEOC data may not be a complete report card on efforts to diversify, but it does help measure progress or the lack of it.
  • Virtual Cannes Lions Gathering Is Just Around The Corner
    Seems like ages ago that the in-person event was cancelled, but a virtual version including a few special awards and lots of inspiring conversation is taking place June 22-26.
  • Second Story Adapts To New Reality By Helping Clients Do Just That
    The experiential agency has launched a new operation focused on innovative work in spaces like zero-touch technology to help get clients up and running again. The pivot has saved jobs at the agency.
  • Periscope's Mea Culpa And Commitment To Change
    The Minneapolis agency has looked inward and found that it has fallen short on the diversity and inclusion front. It's well-positioned to be a catalyst for momentous change.
  • D-Day Video Reminds Us What Great Leadership Is And Isn't
    The anniversary of that momentous day 76 years ago was Saturday. And it provides a great lesson in leadership as the folks at the Lincoln Project reminded Americans over the weekend with the release of a new video.
  • Conservative Group Calls Out Trump As 'Coward'
    The Lincoln Project issued a video that condemns the president for his cowardice and lack of leadership in the face of the social-justice protest movement that ignited after the George Floyd killing.
  • The Holding Companies Could Foster The Kind Of Change Protesters Are Demanding
    Send in the persuaders to start persuading everyone, community by community, that local law enforcement needs to be reformed now.
  • Omnicom Employee Involved In Racist Incident In New York
    Christian Cooper is an Omnicom employee, an African-American and an avid birder. On Memorial Day he was birding in a section of the park known as The Ramble when he encountered a white woman with her dog which was unleashed in violation of park Rules.
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