Process, principles, collaboration and respect
What we do – brand strategy, communications and design – is not what makes us different. It’s how and why we do the work that makes us unique.
“Building inclusive brands, from the inside out” speaks to our work philosophy. How we work. It’s the lens we look through to guide our journey with you.
Most people agree on why inclusion is important. Where we lose our way is on how to do the work so it’s effective, genuine and long lasting. That’s where our process comes in.
Our Inclusive Brand framework provides a clear structure for doing this work and places inclusion at the heart of your project from day one. It’s a pragmatic approach that helps us stay focused on the end goal, without dropping the ball on your inclusion efforts.
Our guiding principles
Our values and inclusion guiding principles inform how we conduct ourselves in our work.
Inclusion guiding principles
Collaboration and respect
Collaboration and respect are key to experiencing success in this area.
We work closely with inclusion specialists that have lived experience of one or more marginalised identities, to amplify the right voices for your project. “Nothing for them without them” is one of our guiding principles, and the reason why we collaborate with a group we call our critical friends. They ensure that we centre and respect diverse perspectives when working through your project.
Shock factor is never the goal – but we don’t shy away from the difficult conversations. We encourage our clients to lean in, be openminded and respectful, ask thoughtful questions, and listen deeply to the answers.
For too long, diversity and inclusion has been siloed in HR, but inclusion must be front of mind at all levels and areas of your business. If you place inclusion at the heart of your brand, you will end up with a better team, service, experience, campaign, and community.