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  • Financial Services in 2022: The year for green action

    January 20, 2022

    Emily Rushgrove (She/Her), Associate Director—Corporate & Financial From pledges to action In 2021 we saw businesses collectively sign hundreds of pledges, accords and deals to tackle the climate emergency. In 2022, they will have to act. While some are already doing just that, they all too often remain trailblazers in their fields. That can’t last long. As my colleague Michael Hartt recently noted, just a few years ago climate denial was a boundary line to...

  • COP26 Wrap-up: Five Priorities for Climate Engagement in 2022

    December 3, 2021

    Seizing the Post-COP26 Communications Mandate After an intense two weeks at COP26 in Glasgow, the world’s climate advocates, scientific experts and policy gurus have earned a welcome respite. But as stated repeatedly by attendees, the hard work is just beginning. That’s even more true for the private sector, which will be expected to lead the charge to develop new technologies, improve supply chains, and make even greater commitments to cut their carbon footprint. So how...

  • How to crack the ‘chicken and egg’ supply chain communications challenge

    December 1, 2021

    Rebecca Cheung, account director Challenges to supply chains within the food and drink industry have been under the spotlight recently, with contributing factors including Covid-19, Brexit, inflationary pressures, and difficult labour market conditions; these issues aren’t going away any time soon. Take the poultry supply nightmare and its impact on quick-service restaurants (QSR) as a case in point. The QSR sector has been hit with a chicken shortage not once but twice in the last...

  • Ethics in Business — The Future of ESG and Sustainable Investing

    December 1, 2021

    The importance of business ethics Momentum is building as a rapidly growing number of consumers, governments, institutional investors and corporations acknowledge the financial as well as physical threats posed by environmental, social and governance issues, such as climate change, greenhouse emissions and reliance on a fossil fuel-based economy. Meanwhile, the global Covid-19 pandemic has intensified focus on societal responsibility and whether companies and business leaders are doing the ‘right thing’ through the crisis – by...

  • FleishmanHillard brings the sounds of nature to COP26

    November 18, 2021

    FleishmanHillard UK unites two clients to bring the sounds of nature to COP26 and the rest of the world In the run-up to COP26, Conservation International briefed our Brand Marketing team to help amplify their attendance at the event and bring to life their ‘Nature is Speaking’ campaign. We knew it was going to be a huge challenge to get traditional media cut-through, get something off the ground with a tight turnaround AND create something...

  • FleishmanHillard COP26 Daily Digest: Day 13

    November 12, 2021

    FleishmanHillard COP26 Daily Digest, Day 13: Friday 12th November 2021 COP26 enters its final scheduled day of negotiations – albeit with caveats that discussions about the COP26 text are likely to continue past today’s deadline. Today’s edition features a detailed look at progress and gaps as of Friday morning.  Significant work remains on key issues, including the phase-out of fossil fuel production and subsidies for fossil fuels, inadequate financial support for poor countries most vulnerable to...

  • FleishmanHillard COP26 Daily Digest: Day 12

    November 11, 2021

    FleishmanHillard COP26 Daily Digest, Day 12: Thursday 11th November 2021 Late on Wednesday, China and the United States announced a new agreement to cooperate on cutting greenhouse gas emissions, including cutting methane and emissions from high-impact areas like transport and energy. The unexpected collaboration by the world’s two largest emitting nations, after critical comments from both sides both before and during COP26, is significant on its own and could inspire other countries to follow suit.  With...

  • Connecting to COP26 – View from New York

    November 11, 2021

    COP26 – The view from New York, from Colin Hart, Vice President, FleishmanHillard New York. IS “GREENWASHING” THE NEW CLIMATE DENIAL IN THE UNITED STATES? | COP26 – The view from New York “The titans of finance wouldn’t be in Glasgow if they hadn’t been having discussions with their grandkids, nieces and nephews”, said Rachel Kyte, former UN Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All, this week. But there is also a strong sense that...

  • FleishmanHillard COP26 Daily Digest: Day 11

    November 10, 2021

    FleishmanHillard COP26 Daily Digest, Day 11: Wednesday 10th November 2021 Climate Action Tracker, a global scientific research group that presents an annual analysis of COP commitments, issued a warning Tuesday that the pledges made this year put the world on track for heating of 2.4°C – with 2030 commitments particularly insufficient to make progress in stopping heating this decade.  Tuesday’s COP26 programme focused on the intersection of gender and climate, with attention to the disproportionate impact...

  • The paradox of communicating CSR: Managing the paradox

    November 10, 2021

    Many companies try to improve their image by communicating their involvement in socially responsible activities. This often arouses scepticism rather than achieving the intended goal. In this series, we explore ways to successfully manage the predicament. Join us on Tuesday 16 November 2021 at 2pm (GMT) for a webinar panel of speakers comparing real-life experiences on the challenges of building trust with their audiences when communicating CSR. Managing the paradox In post 5. 'True engagement' we...