• STAEDTLER UK encourages young people to use ‘Noris’ for kindness

        • As part of its ‘The Power of Stripes’ marketing campaign, STAEDTLER encouraged young people to use the power of its iconic yellow-and-black ‘Noris’ pencil for good in the lead-up to Back-to-School. 

          Visitors to the Creation Skate Park in Birmingham were greeted by thousands of feel-good messages written on coloured sticky notes and given the opportunity to write their own ‘Note of Kindness’ to add to the collection, or to pass one along to someone in need of a pick-me-up, encouraging the ongoing spread of kindness and positivity. 

          Supporting the cause is anti-bullying charity, Kidscape, which offers practical support and advice to families across the UK who are affected by bullying. STAEDTLER is calling on people to donate £1.00 to Kidscape for every Note of Kindness shared. 

          Natalie O’Rourke-Jones, Marketing Manager at STAEDTLER UK said, “Back to School can be a very scary time for many children and teens across the UK as they get ready to make new friends and change classes or schools.

          “As one of the UK’s leading school stationery suppliers, we wanted to help make the process a little easier this year by working with UK-wide anti-bullying charity, Kidscape, to spread some kindness through our Power of Stripes marketing campaign. 

          “It’s been encouraging to see such lovely young people here today with so much kindness to give. We hope they inspire others to get involved by sharing a little love and positivity this summer.”

          Lauren Seager-Smith, CEO at Kidscape added, “kindness is obviously a key tool in combatting bullying – and to help those who are suffering to feel cared for, and better about themselves. A small, kind message can really go a long way in these situations, and if we can encourage more people to spread kindness the movement could have a huge impact.

          “It’s fantastic to see a household brand like STAEDTLER using their product for good and we’d really encourage people that take part to donate just £1.00 to Kidscape which will allow us to continue to provide much-needed practical advice and on-the-ground support to families affected by bullying.” 

        • Stay up to date - Click here and register for FREE OEN online membership and enjoy unlimited access to a host of benefits including the exclusive members area of the website, downloadable business tools, current and back issues archive, priority breaking news alerts, weekly e news summary and the OEN app

        • Related Articles

        • Dynabook unveils Satellite Pro C50-G with antibacterial treatment

          Dynabook unveils Satellite Pro C50-G with antibacterial treatment

          Friday 26th Feb 2021 by clareb
          Dynabook Europe has announced the Satellite Pro C50-G, an additional 15” model designed to combine performance, productivity and contemporary design features at an affordable price point. To offer additional choice within the Satellite Pro C50 ...Read More...
          Kodak Alaris wins BLI Pick Award for Outstanding Departmental Scanner

          Kodak Alaris wins BLI Pick Award for Outstanding Departmental Scanner

          Wednesday 24th Feb 2021 by clareb
          Keypoint Intelligence, an independent evaluator of document imaging software, hardware and services, has recognised the Kodak S3000 Series Scanner with its Buyers Lab (BLI) Winter 2021 Pick Award for Outstanding Departmental Scanner. The aw...Read More...
          Lexmark named a Global Print Security Leader

          Lexmark named a Global Print Security Leader

          Friday 19th Feb 2021 by clareb
          Lexmark has been recognised as a Global Print Security Leader by Quocirca, the global print and market insight research firm. The report, titled The Print Security Landscape 2020, states that securing print infrastructure across the office...Read More...
                • About Us

                  OEN is the leading source of business news and information for buyers of office equipment, supplies and services within mid tier and up sized organisations. Our multi-platform approach delivers relevant, engaging and focussed content via our main printed magazine, bespoke guides and supplements, website, digital editions, apps, and newsletters with an unrivalled reach across the industry. A highly trusted and respected brand for many years, the print version of OEN last year celebrated its Diamond anniversary.

                  For our latest Media packs and more details on our range of services click here

                • View Latest Issue