From joining ‘clap for carers’ on Thursdays, to shopping for vulnerable neighbours at the weekend, millions of Britons have discovered a new connection to their community during the pandemic. - Authored by Adam Baines and Louise Gardiner-Hill
Baroness Mary Goudie is a member of the British House of Lords and is a passionate gender equality and diversity campaigner. Mary is a founding member of 30% Club, a campaign launched in 2010 to ensure diversity and inclusion on boards and in senior management roles across companies. Mary maintains her position on the UK’s steering committee. The 30% Club has since evolved to become a global campaign.
Financial communications is arguably the most successful part of the global public relations industry. - This article was originally published in PRWeek.
Christian Happi, a professor of molecular biology and genomics, and one of Africa’s leading scientists recently sat for a Lunch with the FT, one particular comment of his has stayed with me: “It’s only when we all have purpose that we can actually change the narrative”. Today, brands and businesses are re-framing their purpose through an Environmental Social Governance (ESG) lens, with consumers increasingly driven by a narrative of sustainability.
One of my favourite British bands, James once declared “If I hadn’t seen such riches, I could live with being poor”. Mankind faces a similar problem today; we have become accustomed to the lifestyle that the burning of fossil fuels has allowed us, and we can’t go back.
On 3rd February 2020, Boris Johnson stood under the murals of Greenwich Maritime Museum to outline his vision of a Global Britain outside the European Union. Almost exactly one year on, the UK has left the EU and the Prime Minister is trying to make his promise a reality. The Government’s agenda is driven by an attempt to look further afield than our closest neighbours in Europe to influence global policy.