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  • 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...

  • What lessons can businesses learn from COP26?

    November 18, 2021

    Lessons from COP26 After two long weeks of intense talks, debates, and negotiations in Glasgow, COP26 finally came to an end last weekend. For the private sector, this COP has been unlike any other. The role businesses play in contributing to climate change has become so apparent that it is now necessary for them to become leaders in tackling the issues. So, what lessons can businesses learn from COP26? What are the key takeaways? 1...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • FleishmanHillard COP26 Daily Digest: Day 10

    November 9, 2021

    FleishmanHillard COP26 Daily Digest, Day 10: Tuesday 9th November 2021 On Monday, COP26 welcomed the star power of former U.S. President Barack Obama, who issued a call to action to young people to engage in politics to have an impact upon the climate crisis, while also challenging the decision by Russia and China’s leaders not to attend the summit.  Simultaneously, vulnerable nations continued to demand greater, faster progress on climate finance commitments, while the UK Government...

  • Connecting to COP26 – View from Latin America

    November 9, 2021

    COP26 – The view from Latin America from Jorge Diaz de Villegas, Senior Partner, and Denise Rockenbach, Senior Vice President, FleishmanHillard Latin America. WHILE THE REST OF LATIN AMERICA HOPES FOR RELIEF TO FINANCE CLIMATE INITIATIVES, ALL EYES ARE ON BRAZIL AND MEXICO | COP26 – The view from Latin America When representatives of Latin American countries, the United States and the UK gathered for a regional summit in the leadup to COP26, Brazil and...