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Purposeful Business

  • 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...

  • Six ways to visualise sustainability — Ensemble Studio

    April 8, 2021

    Steve Hickson, creative director of Ensemble Studio shares six ways that brands and businesses can get the right look when visualising sustainability through design and imagery. Capturing the vision for your organisation with clichéd images of trees or wind turbines, in most cases, do little to bolster your sustainability story. Steve shares six tips to developing a consistent and authentic visual approach for sustainability communications that will help businesses stand out. Read the article in...

  • 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...

  • The pandemic and the gender pay gap

    March 8, 2021

    Carly Hilkin, Associate Director, Purposeful Business Two weeks ago, the UK Government announced that employers will have an additional six months to report their gender pay gap data for 2020, due to the continued effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. In other words, companies that fail to meet the original gender pay gap reporting deadline of 4th April will not face enforcement until October this year. The news comes as campaigners and business leaders have been...

  • Director Holly Rouse to judge EMEA Purpose Awards

    February 11, 2021

    Holly Rouse, partner and director of our Purposeful Business team is announced as a judge of this year's EMEA Purpose Awards.   These awards, which return for a second year, recognise campaigns that creatively further purpose-driven work from organisations, brands, the public sector, agencies, charities and NGOs.  The Purpose Awards are open to entries until March 31st.  Contact us ...

  • 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...

  • Preparing for Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

    January 29, 2021

    Grace Duncan, senior account executive and Rima Sacre, director, purposeful business Four years after mandatory gender pay gap reporting was introduced, we have seen vast change as businesses tackle their gender equality. In fact, now only a couple of companies on the FTSE 350 have all-male boards. Shining a spotlight on the endemic inequalities within corporate structures enabled this change and now attention is turning to the next frontier of inequality, ethnicity. As the UK...

  • 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...

  • Government’s COP26 Portal open for businesses signals FleishmanHillard Fishburn COP26 Unit

    January 21, 2021

    Launching today, the Government's COP26 Portal opens for businesses, organisations and civil society to apply to get involved at COP26, Glasgow in November. Opportunities include the hosting of events, creative installations, and exhibition space — across both the Blue Zone and Green Zone. This year marks the first time that the UK will host the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) from 1-12 November 2021. The conference will be the biggest international summit...

  • FleishmanHillard Fishburn launches COP26 Unit

    November 23, 2020

    With one year to go until the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, FleishmanHillard Fishburn has launched a dedicated COP26 unit to advise its UK and global clients in the lead up to, during and after the COP26 meeting. The cross-practice, fully integrated team brings together senior advisers with extensive experience in environment and sustainability issues from across the business, spanning corporate reputation, public affairs, international affairs, digital and social, and content strategy...