Overcoming Cultural Conservatism and Engaging on Social Media

Overcoming Cultural Conservatism and Engaging on Social Media

By Knut Engelmann, Partner, CNC and Andrew MacDougall, Senior Executive Consultant, MSLGROUP UK With all the buzz surrounding digital and social media, you could be forgiven for as ...

MSLGROUP is Top U.S. PR Agency Cited for LGBT Equality

MSLGROUP is Top U.S. PR Agency Cited for LGBT Equality

For the second year in a row, MSLGROUP’s operations in the U.S. scored a perfect 100 points in the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national bench marking survey and report on cor ...

The Circular Economy: New Opportunities Seen in the Round

The Circular Economy: New Opportunities Seen in the Round

By Ellen MacArthur, Founder, The Ellen MacArthur Foundation Today’s linear economy – in which resources are extracted, made into products, sold and ultimately thrown away – is faci ...

CNC and Capital MSL to Merge

CNC and Capital MSL to Merge

CNC - Communications and Network Consulting and Capital MSL, two leading international strategic communications consultancies within MSLGROUP, have today announced their intention ...

Citizenship in the Netherlands: Individual Initiatives and Responsibilities

Citizenship in the Netherlands: Individual Initiatives and Responsibilities

By Henjo Guitjens, CEO, MSLGROUP in the Netherlands Dutch Millennials prefer to contribute to society as a citizen through individual initiatives and being individually responsible ...

MSLGROUP Asia Weekly Digital News Digest – November 17, 2014

MSLGROUP Asia Weekly Digital News Digest – November 17, 2014

MSLGROUP’s Asia Digital News Digest brings to you the latest news and developments from the digital landscape in the region. Read this weekly to stay updated on what’s important an ...

#MSLGROUPTURNS5: A Message from CEO Olivier Fleurot

#MSLGROUPTURNS5: A Message from CEO Olivier Fleurot

On our fifth anniversary of our founding, Olivier Fleurot talks about our growth, our mission, vision and purpose. He shares our four key values - innovation and entrepreneurship, ...

The Roadmap to Business Citizenship

By Scott Beaudoin, Global Practice Director, Corporate & Brand Citizenship, MSLGROUP Aside from being the right thing to do, business citizenship moves companies and brands away from CSR constraints and positions them at the "heart" of society. In our global research study The Future of Business Citizenship, we share that the vast majority of Millennials have favorable impressions of companies that are ...

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China: Growth Through Innovation | World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014

By Johan Björkstén, Chairman, MSLGROUP China Every year, the World Economic Forum holds a three-day “New Champions” meeting in China, alternating between the two cities of Dalian and Tianjin. Its mix of local and international business people and academics provides a unique setting for reality checks on local developments – allowing, for example, a leading American professor to converse with the founder of ...

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Paving the Way to Sustainable Citizenship, Our Next Frontier

By Pascal Beucler, SVP & Chief Strategy Officer, MSLGROUP I was invited to be part of a panel at the Financial Times/Coca Cola Enterprises (CCE) Summit held yesterday in London, on The Future of Sustainability: Combining Profit and Purpose. Sustainability: Once Convenient, Still Compliant, Now Cornerstone to Value Creation Like the organisers underlined in their communications ahead of the event, which ...

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Public Affairs Professionals in Germany Divided on Grand Coalition

By Axel Wallrabenstein, Chairman of MSLGROUP Germany One year after the federal election, public affairs professionals in Germany have mixed feelings about the performance of the new grand coalition of CDU/CSU and Social Democrats. 54 percent of the respondents evaluate the government's work as "poor”, 43 percent as "good" while 2 percent vote for "very good" or "very poor". However, the grand coalition sta ...

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Halls Honors the End of Orkut

Brand challenges community owner to see who #vaiencarar (#faceit) "I've never stage dived". "I've never had a movie kiss". These are some of the communities on Orkut, a famous social network launched ten years ago and that, for a long time, was a favourite amongst Brazilians. The network was most popular in India and Brazil where it amassed 30 million users. In June this year, Google announced that it would ...

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#EPHearings2014: All Eyes and Ears on Brussels

By Leonardo Sforza, Managing Director, MSLGROUP Brussels All eyes and ears are on Brussels, including the enlarged EU family of observers and decision makers in the European capitals and beyond, and are turned to follow the best show in town. Probably less glamorous than Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett’s recent concert on Brussels’ Grand Place, the hearings of the 27 designated members of the new European Comm ...

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WeChat Changes Intra-Office Dynamics

By Alice Hu, MSLGROUP Asia WeChat is ingrained into the work culture in China. The group chat feature has been utilized by many to increase productivity within a team through real-time communication. Who needs to send a short email when you can just WeChat the message? It is where everyone is chatting away already. Group chats have become de facto internal communications platforms. [caption id="attachment_1 ...

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Rethinking Business Citizenship

By Scott Beaudoin, Global Practice Director, Corporate & Brand Citizenship, MSLGROUP The concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) emerged in the 1930s and 1940s, was formalised in the 1950s and has been evolving ever since. Many early CSR policies were largely reactive, attempting to curtail or avoid criticism rather than support issues related to the business. Eventually, marketing departments ...

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Who Won the Referendum? Scotland Did

By Mike Craven, Partner, Lexington Communications Scotland's First Minister, Alex Salmond, did not have the air of the defeated general in his concession speech the morning after Scottish independence referendum's results were announced. Although the margin of victory for the unionists was convincing, Salmond reminded his country and the rest of the UK that substantial commitments were made by Westminster's ...

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Winning with Wit: Branded Entertainment and the Age of Viral Humor

MSLGROUP's Panel on Branded Entertainment and the Age of Viral Humor on Oct 28th in Miami Top social humorists and digital leaders from What’s Trending, Cultivated Wit, Fullscreen and Newcastle Brown Ale will next month join MSLGROUP’s global social and digital leader Stephanie Agresta at a panel session to discuss the growing use of humor in brand content strategies today. “Winning with Wit: Branded Entert ...

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