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Campaign Podcast: How to make inclusive marketing authentic and actionable

Season 3, Ep. 210

Presented by Campaign UK’s editor-in-chief, Gideon Spanier, this sponsored podcast episode, produced in partnership with Pinterest, delves into:

• How to avoid appearing tokenistic

• How brands can get more involved in inclusivity

• How AI can be leveraged for good

• Examples of inclusivity in action

• Actionable strategies for brands and agencies

Featuring: Andréa Mallard, global chief marketing & communications officer, Pinterest; Michael Brown, head of insight & research, UM; Chloë Davies, founder, It Takes a Village Collective

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