The Growing Affinity for ‘Fresh Food’ in Asian Markets

The Growing Affinity for ‘Fresh Food’ in Asian Markets

By Aruna Handique, Planning Manager, MSLGROUP With rising disposable incomes and better standards of living across leading Asian economies, consumers are increasingly aware of food ...

The Ever-Evolving Definition of Human Rights

The Ever-Evolving Definition of Human Rights

By Melanie Joe, Consultant - Research and Insights, MSLGROUP The late Nelson Mandela famously said, “To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” The ide ...

Food, genomics and the Microbiome: What are the Implications for Food producers?

Food, genomics and the Microbiome: What are the Implications for Food producers?

Although it's been around for eons, consumers, lately, seem to have truly taken to heart the adage “you are what you eat.” More than ever before, they care about their own well-bei ...

Transatlantic Personal Data Processing: Complying with the New EU-US Privacy Shield

Transatlantic Personal Data Processing: Complying with the New EU-US Privacy Shield

By Leonardo Sforza, Managing Director, Brussels, MSLGROUP In July 2016, the European Commission adopted its highly anticipated EU-US “Privacy Shield,” setting up a new data protect ...

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: New World, New Rules

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: New World, New Rules

By Steve Bryant, Director, Food & Beverage Marketing; Managing Director, MSLGROUP Seattle The Fourth Industrial Revolution is in its infancy, yet it is already disrupting the h ...

3 Tips to Achieve Real Impact with your Human Rights Initiative

3 Tips to Achieve Real Impact with your Human Rights Initiative

By Luna Atamian, Senior Account Executive, Corporate & Brand Citizenship, North America, MSLGROUP The belief that human rights are relevant to the economic, social and environm ...

Making The Communication Matter: Imagery, Words & Speech Strategies Around Food & Nutrition

Making The Communication Matter: Imagery, Words & Speech Strategies Around Food & Nutrition

By Pascal Beucler, SVP & Chief Strategy Officer, MSLGROUP The Future of Food, as we see it, is also about the future of its representations, in terms of the communication aroun ...

Behind the Scenes at Ahold USA

An interview with Kim Cannon, Director of Internal Communications, Ahold USA Q. Tell us a little about Ahold USA. KC: Ahold USA (AUSA) represents the U.S. sector of Koninklije Ahold N.V., a Dutch-based international company with retail grocery in multiple countries. AUSA’s four divisions operate more than 800 stores across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions. Our family of stores includes Stop & Shop ...

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2016: Translating EU Strategy into New Legislative Proposals

In its first “State of the Energy Union” released at the end of 2015, the European Commission reviewed the progress made since the release of the Strategy and identified key legislative and non-legislative initiatives to be delivered throughout 2016. In the words of Maroš Šefčovič, the European Commission vice president for energy union, 2016 will be the “year of delivery” putting in place most of the piece ...

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Sustainability in Brazil – A Competitive Advantage

Experts from MSLGROUP Andreoli in Brazil point out that sustainability can be a competitive advantage for companies, with examples of Brazilian businesses that are leading in sustainability. With its continental size, abundant natural resources and a civil society aware of global social and environmental challenges, Brazil can play an important role in developing innovative solutions that create value for p ...

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Applying Science: The Quest for Business Relevance

To unlock growth, mitigate risks, and raise sustainability performance levels, companies are well advised to be mindful of science when developing their business strategies. However, John Kornerup Bang is sceptical of the value of scientific goal setting when it’s decoupled from your business reality. Science and the Role of Organisations The fact that science is rapidly moving centre stage in the context of ...

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Communicating with Policymakers in the Digital Age

Public Affairs on the Threshold of Change Europe Ahead of US in Social Media Usage for Public Policy MSLGROUP’s survey shows that digital and social media are more used and appreciated as a way to communicate with policymakers in Brussels than in Washington D.C. In the U.S., personal contacts, television and radio advertising are still considered the best ways to influence policymakers. However, half of EU ...

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A Culture Change for Employees

Digital transition projects have traditionally been implemented by IT departments, which applied the change management processes of large IT firms. Likewise, organisational and management consultants, who are more process-focused, have produced a large number of change management kits, which are undoubtedly useful and well-designed, but do not solve the main problem: how to gain employee buy-in to a new cul ...

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[EVENT] MSLGROUP UK’s ‘Shaping Reputations’

Without the right reputation businesses and brands can’t succeed. And yet too often the word reputation is misunderstood, being seen as remote, negative and unmanageable, particularly in the world of marketing and consumer brands. This event provides new research, insights, peer views and practical advice to help you understand why and how you can build and protect your reputation more effectively, whether ...

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Similac’s ‘Sisterhood of Motherhood’ Wins PRWeek COTY 2016

MSLGROUP is proud to support ‪‎PR Week Awards' Campaign of the Year - Similac's Sisterhood of Motherhood initiative. Our US team has bagged the PR Week COTY trophy for the second consecutive year. The initiative also won Healthcare Campaign of the Year. Similac’s Sisterhood of Motherhood The MSLGROUP - Abbott Sisterhood of Motherhood initiative, on behalf of Similac is a campaign that gets right to the hear ...

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Re-defining Success in Business

An interview with Marcello Palazzi People's Insights: Tell us about the mission of B Lab. Marcello: B Lab is a global organization dedicated to raising the standards of business and encouraging a new generation of “best for the world” companies across industries, at a time when entrepreneurship has become the de facto engine for well-being. There are huge opportunities - and some societal and planetary pres ...

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59th Political Salon in MSLGROUP Germany

On 15 March, MSLGROUP Germany hosted the 59th Political Salon with Michael Müller (SPD), the Governing Mayor of Berlin. Together with around 70 guests he discussed the results of the recent federal state elections in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Saxony-Anhalt and Rhineland-Palatinate. At the same time, he shared his views on the upcoming elections for the Berlin House of Representatives in September this year. In ad ...

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