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COP26

  • FleishmanHillard UK expands international trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) capabilities with new appointment

    October 12, 2021

    FleishmanHillard UK has boosted its international trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) offer with the appointment of Tim Harding, who joins from the UK Department for International Trade (DIT). At the DIT, Tim was a specialist in foreign trade, investment and economic development into the UK, with a focus on Asian markets, and brings more than a decade of government experience advising on trade policy, inward investment and international business opportunities for the UK and...

  • The Voice of the Climate Generation: Understanding Gen Z and Climate Comms

    September 16, 2021

    When it comes to ‘issues we care about’, the climate crisis is a uniquely oppressive force on a young person’s mind. Not because it threatens every society’s way of life. Not because it requires systemic changes to the way we eat, move and make things on a scale never seen before. And not even because we are aware that simply by going about our daily lives, we are contributing to the problem. It’s because we’re...

  • Companies need to prepare for more scrutiny on their environmental performance

    September 7, 2021

    There is no doubt about it, 2021 is the year of climate milestones, headlined by COP26 in November, with public and corporate engagement on the subject of climate action growing around the world. Companies need to prepare for more scrutiny than ever on their environmental performance – even if they doing good things to reduce their climate impact.  This year’s Authenticity Gap research shows nearly two-thirds of consumers believe that for a company to be more credible than its competitors, it must...

  • FleishmanHillard in conversation with Fiona Harvey, Environment Journalist at The Guardian

    May 14, 2021

    FleishmanHillard UK Online Event: In Conversation With…Fiona Harvey, Environment Journalist at The Guardian, Monday 24th May 2021 at 2pm (BST) We’ve seen major commitments announced at the Climate Leaders’ Summit in April, and await the vital G7 meeting and Bonn climate discussions in July – but what does this all mean for our road to COP26 in November and tangible climate action? Join FleishmanHillard for an exclusive conversation with Fiona Harvey, award-winning environment journalist for...

  • The New Race to the Top: Learnings from the Leaders Summit on Climate

    April 26, 2021

    With questions over the impact of COVID-19 on the COP26 climate summit in November, the importance of the Biden Administration’s 2021 Leaders Summit on Climate in entrenching global commitments to tackling the climate emergency this year cannot be overstated. Carbon emissions are expected to rise sharply in 2021 as countries seek to stimulate their economies following the devastation of the pandemic. Yet even with fiscal pressures, geopolitical tensions and more, we may have seen an...

  • Looking ahead to COP26 with Tom Clarke, ITV Science Editor: Five key takeaways

    March 30, 2021

    Last Thursday, FleishmanHillard UK’s COP26 Unit hosted Tom Clarke, ITV’s Science Editor and one of the UK’s leading climate change journalists. Speaking to our Head of News, Pete Meikle, the discussion looked ahead to this year’s historic COP26 conference, its significance and impact on climate policy, business reputation and the media agenda.   Here’s our view on some of the key takeaways from the session and the lessons for our clients both in the UK...

  • United vs. Divided: Buying sustainably

    March 23, 2021

    Rachel Barrett, Director Consumer expectations and demands when it comes to meaningful action on environmental and climate challenges continue to grow. According to recent research conducted by FleishmanHillard UK, one in five people (20%) regard climate change as a top priority when it comes to purchasing food and drink products. However, more than half of us (53%) also consider that the industry is falling short when it comes to tackling this challenge. This was particularly...

  • FleishmanHillard COP26 Webinar: In conversation with Tom Clarke, ITV News

    March 17, 2021

    FleishmanHillard COP26 Webinar+Q&A: In conversation with Tom Clarke, Science Editor at ITV News, Thursday 25th March 2021 at 3pm (GMT) Join FleishmanHillard for an exclusive webinar event in conversation with one of the UK’s leading climate change journalists, Tom Clarke, Science Editor at ITV News on Thursday 25th March, 15:00-16:00 (GMT). The discussion will see Tom provide perspective on: The significance of COP26 and the key policy changes to look out for plus the risks...

  • FleishmanHillard Davos Digest World Economic Forum 2021 – The Davos Agenda

    January 29, 2021

    The view from around the world Stephanie Bailey, Senior Partner, Managing Director of Corporate and Head of FleishmanHillard COP26 Unit What a year. What a year. At the WEF Davos Summit last January, there was hardly a mention of the new coronavirus emerging from Wuhan, China. Barely a peep. Nothing really given what was about to hit the world. One year on and Davos is radically different. The reverberations of a genuine global crisis have...

  • How companies can best prepare for COP26

    January 25, 2021

    Stephanie Bailey, senior partner, managing director of corporate and head of COP26 unit For a long time, there has been no hope. But it was clear from day one of the Biden administration that one of the world’s biggest economies was now prepared to re-engage with the climate issue. As we move towards November 2021 and the 26th UN Conference of the Parties (COP26), we can see the glimmer of something more positive. Like any...