Finding Common Ground in the Energy Mix

by Celine de Canha

Practice Lead, Energy, South Africa
July 23, 2018

Finding Common Ground in the Energy Mix

Energy

South Africa’s energy sector has been mired in controversy of late, leaving citizens in the dark as to where the country’s energy future is headed and what it will take to keep the lights on. Be it the delays in signing power purchase agreements for the renewables projects, the National Union of Metalworkers advocating for a socially owned renewable-energy sector or the nuclear new build … Read more

Jack's Perspective: Western Alliance

Western Alliance

As President Trump wraps up the western portion of his European diplomatic mission, it’s worth noting that the only person he met with who has an approval rating over 50 percent is the Queen of England. Trump’s approval rating has rebounded somewhat but is still well in the red. Broadly speaking, the leaders of France, … Read more

Putting The Right Price On Plastic: How Can Behavioural Science Help Solve The Plastic Crisis

Hill+Knowlton Strategies held a roundtable event on plastic packaging waste earlier this month, exploring how legislation, taxation and pledges by organisations are drivers of change in the fight against plastic waste. This got our team thinking. These are all critical factors, but where do consumers come in. What’s their role? So we’ve summarised the latest … Read more

H+K London Expands Global Center of Creative Strategy with appointment of Eleanor Sullivan as Director of Creative Strategy

Hill+Knowlton Strategies London (H+K) has appointed Eleanor Sullivan as Director of Creative Strategy. She will work across the company’s eight vertical sector specialism providing purpose-driven narratives with compelling and engaging content.  “I’m so proud to join this successful agency in such an interesting role. Creating innovative work that is rooted in data and insight is what I love to do, and I look forward … Read more

A Historical Perspective on Media Analysis Trends

Media Analysis

Media analysis has developed as rapidly as the media with which it works. A rigorous approach to content analysis dates to 1927, with Harold Lasswell’s research on propaganda. Media analysis began almost immediately following invention of the printing press. Types of media analysis used today have their history in the Gutenberg Bible, but the concept … Read more

(Back) From Russia with Surprise

I was lucky enough to be out in Moscow the weekend when England surged past Sweden and Russia came up agonisingly short against Croatia. I was in Moscow, not St Petersburg or Samara; but it was still obvious the country was alive with the excitement, optimism and, frankly, energy of the World Cup.  All generated … Read more

H+K at Cannes Lions 2018

PR Lions

From running client events to attending awards ceremonies, our teams had a busy week at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this year. Check out their work below: Award Submissions KPN: Evert_45 Evert_45: a boy who tells his story through social media, from the year 1945 A boy sharing his first-hand account of WWII … Read more

You Have to Participate to Win: The PR Lions Category

PR Lions

Every year, PR pundits and assorted media experts recycle the same tired stories about ad agencies winning ‘our’ Lions. They miss the real headline: Hardly any of the work entered is from PR agencies. In 2009, only about 30% of entries came from PR agencies; 10 years on, it is a woeful 10%. If you don’t participate, … Read more