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Pioneering projects that are disrupting the status quo

It’s a privilege helping pioneering charities and organisations find what matters — their true purpose, the positive change they want others to be a part of.

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Why B Corp matters to us

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Why we've been named a 'best for the world' B Corp

We've been recognised as a Best For The World™ B Corp, thanks to our commitment to people and the ways we choose to work together.

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In conversation with… Jane Petit, CEO, Foothold

As demand for support surges amid the coronavirus crisis, is it time for benevolent funds to rethink their purpose? We speak to Foothold CEO Jane Petit.

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In conversation with... Karin Tenelius, co-founder, Tuff Leadership Training

Why creating simple, open, honest dialogue is essential to teams going through big change, like redefining their purpose and identity.

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Our journey back to B Corp

In 2016 Neo became a founding B Corporation — or B Corp — joining a growing global community that uses business as a force for good. As we renew our social and environmental commitments, we ask our Nick (founding director) to reflect back on the journey, bumps and all, and share what we’ve learned along the way.


Why pitching won't help you find the right partner

If we want our working partnerships to be truly rewarding, we need to rethink how they begin.

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Make the case for change

Behind every brilliant organisation is often one person who championed the need for change. You could be that person!


Changing how we think about values

You’ve got a set of organisational values – now how do you live them? We share how we're making sure we take our values off the PowerPoint slide and into our everyday working life.


Adeso founder Fatima Jibrell wins global environmental award

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The cold war — icebucketchallenge and its detractors

Neo lead strategist Emmie Spencer explores the phenomenon of the #icebucketchallenge.

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From May to September and beyond

Meet May – recent graduate from Central Saint Martin's and Neo's new intern.

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Sane New World by Ruby Wax

Ruby Wax’s Sane New World – a self-styled user’s guide to the mind – has been doing the rounds in the Neo office recently.

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Why the Co-op is the most disappointing of brands

The Co-op frustrates me more than any other brand I can think of. I don't know what it stands for anymore and it doesn't either.


Ads worth having a little chat about

Here's our list of ads from recent times that didn't necessarily change the world but did perhaps shift views a little.


Our people of 2013

2013 – the year that brought us the selfie, twerking and a new future King. Here are the Neo team's people of the year.

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Avoiding a crowdflop

It's easy to see the appeal of crowdfunding. It's the fun younger brother of traditional investment.


Why time's up for the Cinderella brand

Today almost every B2B organisation operating in the commercial world recognises the value of having and investing in their organisation's brand.


A Pukka result

The win was the perfect conclusion to the year-long campaign that also raised over £50,000 for WWF-UK. We'll raise a cup to that.