Izzy Ashton

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Izzy is a writer/researcher for BITE, Creativebrief’s daily insight into global marketing trends and the cultural movements driving them. She keeps abreast of the latest communication, technology and consumer news, and is responsible for conducting interviews with key agency strategists and creatives to gain insight into the most innovative global campaigns.


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BITE Focus

Bridging the integrity gap: CALM and a new era of purpose-driven partnerships

The shift in consumer attitudes, not technology, is the most profound shift in marketing with significant implications for brands.

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Hot Pick

No.1 Living wants to encourage you to put your own well-being first

With this campaign for No.1 Living, Hatched is forging towards a new era of more mindful marketing where consumer well-being is increasingly core to branding.

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Interviews

Steve Wheen, Managing Director, distillery

Listening is perhaps one of the most important yet under-utilised skills in marketing according to distillery’s Managing Director.

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BITE Focus

How Guinness smashed stereotypes in women’s rugby and beyond

Guinness has successfully broken boundaries when it comes to rugby sponsorship. With the Rugby World Cup underway in Japan this month, the team behind the brand’s ground-breaking campaigns took to the stage at #BITELIVE19 to share what’s next.

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How Maiiro is helping clean up the beauty industry

Pack of Lies aims to champion transparency in the beauty industry, encouraging both conscious consumption from consumers as well as holding the brands creating products to account.

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BITE Focus

B the Change: How Ella’s Kitchen and Havas London are building a B-Corp advantage

#BITELIVE19 saw the CEOs of Ella’s Kitchen and Havas London take to the stage to discuss B Corp certification as they pave the way for a new era of purpose led business.

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McDonald’s pushes for transparency as it prioritises food quality

A 2019 report from think tank Credos found that advertisers fall behind bankers and politicians when it comes to winning people’s trust. Today’s consumers are demanding transparency from brands they choose to buy from, especially from those that may have previously not been partial to trust.

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Cadbury donates its words to combat loneliness in the older generation

Almost 4.5 million older people claim to have felt lonely in later life according to research conducted by Cadbury and Age UK, while 225,000 older people often go for a week without speaking to anyone.

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Interviews

Archie Wilkinson, Co-Founder, Lifesaver

As part of a new breed of environmentally first start ups, Archie Wilkinson founded Lifesaver to have a positive impact, whether that be for the people he employs, the business he runs or the planet we so depend on.

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Fuel Your Imagination

Margaret Atwood, ‘The Testaments’

The figure of the handmaid, clad in red, her head covered by a white hood has become a symbol of the time, a cultural emblem that has moved to represent the suppression of women’s rights, particularly reproductive rights.

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Barnardo’s showcases the feral nature of bullying

The latest campaign from Bernardo’s and FCB Inferno, ‘Hyena’, aims to capture the terror and pain of what being bullied as a child feels like, all the while directing the viewer to the life-changing work the charity offers.

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How BECO. is closing the disability employment gap

While there has been many a discussion had around the gender or ethnic recruitment gap, not much time has been given to exploring the disability employment gap in the UK.

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Thought Leadership

“Inclusion is one of the biggest issues we face as a business”

ITV CEO Dame Carolyn McCall on wellbeing, resilience and workplace culture.

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Interviews

Andy Last, CEO, MullenLowe salt

Purpose has arguably fast become the most overused and misunderstood term in advertising. However, Andy Last, CEO of MullenLowe salt is determined to prove that tackling social issues can drive business growth.

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Fuel Your Imagination

Oxfam's Second Hand September

Textile production currently contributes more to climate change than international aviation and shipping combined. This is no longer about just the biggest companies making a change. It is up to each of us to examine our consumption.

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