To speak or not to speak – that is the question
When should companies speak out - and when should they shut up - on social, environmental and political issues asks Eva Ablett.
#50Over50: Suzy Giles
As a consultant in ESG communications and chair of the CIPR ESG PanelSuzy Giles feels her work making the complex as accessible as possible is having a positive impact.
Greenwashing, greenhushing and developing your career in the field of sustainability
A recent CIPR ESG Panel event warned of the risks of making vague environmental claims. Chris Tucker explores the use of language around sustainability.
Review: Depth Public Relations and Public Relations and Sustainable Citizenship
Two new academic books ask questions about the role of public relations in the climate emergency and addressing problems of inclusion and equity. The authors are proposing another kind of public relations.
ESG: Environmental, Social and Greenwashing?
Communications professionals need to be agile in their approach to ESG learning and communications strategies to avoid greenwashing argues Philippa Anderson.
The ABC of ESG
'ESG is not CSR. It is much more profound and the risk of getting it wrong and pitchforking into a crisis is a real one' argues Chris Tucker.
An ABC of ESG
Here's a very brief summary of discussions on day one of #MindThePRGap2021 in alphabetical order.
Matt Peacock: ‘CSR is 20 years past its sell-by date’
Matt Peacock is a keynote speaker at next week's Mind The PR Gap conference. Here he outlines his thinking on ESG and purpose.
Review: Truth Be Told
'This is an important book published at an opportune moment.' Richard Bailey reviews Truth Be Told.
If your boardroom doesn’t do sustainability, don’t insist your PR team does it for you
'There is hope that greenwashing may become a thing of the past' argues guest author Eva Groeneveld.