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How do we create a landslide in individual consumption behaviours, so people make smarter choices around their environmental impact?

How can we connect Commonwealth leaders to the impact of discriminatory colonial laws, and drive legal reform?

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How can we convince decision makers to introduce hate crime legislation that protects LGBTQ+ people?

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How can we encourage early childhood programme designers to think about the caregiver as much as the child?

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What are the challenges of parenting in low income communities in coastal Kenya?

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How can we remotely use our research and storytelling skills to capture insights during the Covid-19 lockdown?

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How can we connect young people across the Commonwealth with activists and highlight the need to reform discriminatory laws?

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How are LGBTQ+ people represented at senior levels of FTSE companies?

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What is the LGBTQ+ travel experience like?

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How can we better understand Save The Children’s key audiences?

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Outside of organised religion, how do British people remember the dead?

How might we encourage young men to reach out to friends when times are hard?

What would it take to bust the stereotypes of toxic masculinity?

How might we encourage the development of more positive behaviours and emotional resilience online?

How do British people feel about overseas aid, and what would it take to turn disaffected audiences into advocates?

How do young people consume and create youth culture through media technology?

What impact does polished and filtered online content have on young people’s sense of identity and mental wellbeing?

What does creativity mean for Gen Z young people across the world?

What would it take to convince the naysayers that overseas aid is important and valuable?

How can public-private partnerships deliver against the Sustainable Development Goals and support social enterprises in the global South?

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What can we learn about gender norms for young people, and how can branded media change the status quo?

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What role do cars and driving play in young people's lives, and how can we help them take fewer risks in the car?

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How do we get more British people to adopt reusable coffee cups, and save 150 million single-use coffee cups from landfill?

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WE ARE THE GOOD SIDE

We help people to understand and impact systems, society and culture. Our team blends anthropological thinking, communications expertise and media production. We work with organisations from global tech giants to one woman NGOs, from international brands to social enterprises.

How we work

  • GO WHERE THE ACTION IS

    We go where people are, immersing ourselves in their lives. Learning by doing.

  • EXPLORE THE MARGINS

    We look at the nascent shoots of emergent thinking and behaviour. Exploring where culture changes.

  • BRING IT TO LIFE

    We see people behind the question and we share their stories.

  • DISTILL COMPLEX IDEAS

    We deconstruct complex questions by looking at all the angles to discover and tell the simple story within it.

  • CREATE WAYS TO CHANGE

    We understand the bandwidth for change, what effective strategies require and how to inspire and shape action.

Who we work with

WE ARE THE GOOD SIDE

  • What do values really mean to people, and how do they show up in their lives and choices?

    Saul Parker

    Founder

  • How can we help young people free themselves of self-consciousness?

    Liz Cheesbrough

    Senior Insight Director

  • How can we instil behaviour change techniques into our films?

    James Lewis

    Head of production

  • How do we keep participants engaged throughout the research process and ensure they have a positive experience?

    Adrianne Colyer

    People and Projects Manager

  • How can we uncover what people actually do, vs. what they say they do?

    Catriona Hay

    Project director

  • How can we work with people's cognitive biasis to impact social change?

    Kymberly Loeb

    Associate Director

  • How ironic is the phrase 'sleeping like a baby'?

    Connie Flude

    Project Director

  • Which films have had the biggest impact on the world?

    Leva Kwestany

    Senior Filmmaker

  • What film best represents your life?

    Matthew Huntley

    Senior Researcher

  • How do we get young men to reach out to their friends?

    Odette Schwartz

    Researcher

  • What did you learn from this?

    Ticiana Riveiro

    Administrator

OUR WORK

All
Young people
Ethnography
Gender
Qualitative
Strategy
International development
LGBTQIA+
Mental Health
Quantitative
Film
Online
Sustainability
Behaviour change
Technology
Covid-19
  • BOOKING.COM

    How might we help LGBTQ+ travelers make travel plans in a safe and welcoming way?

  • STARBUCKS + HUBBUB

    How do we get more British people to adopt reusable coffee cups, and save 150 million single-use coffee cups from landfill?

  • UNILEVER / TRANSFORM

    How can public-private partnerships deliver against the Sustainable Development Goals and support social enterprises in the global South?

  • THE HUMAN DIGNITY TRUST

    How can we connect Commonwealth leaders to the impact of discriminatory colonial laws, and drive legal reform?

  • FINANCIAL REPORTING COUNCIL

    How are LGBT+ people represented at senior levels of FTSE companies?

  • THE KAYS FOUNDATION

    How can we encourage early childhood programme designers to think about the caregiver as much as the child?

  • Y&R:Think!

    What role do cars and driving play in young people's lives, and how can we help them take fewer risks in the car?

  • THE CORONA DIARIES

    How can we remotely use our research and storytelling skills to capture insights during the Covid-19 lockdown?

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