Climate Change and the Role of PR: why communication is key
Half-day virtual conference
19 May 2021 , 09:00 - 13:00 BST
“Saving our planet is now a communications challenge”
- Sir David Attenborough
We have a real challenge on our hands when it comes to climate change, sustainability and saving our planet. This half-day event will support the public relations profession to better understand the issues surrounding climate change, the transition to Net Zero, and how to support clients and organisations in their journey to become more sustainable. Hear how to advise employers and clients on the subject of climate change, how to communicate effectively with the public and stakeholders, and how to embed sustainable practices as part of your organisational strategy.
Introduction and welcome with event Chair, Trudy Lewis Chart. PR MCIPR, Director, Colinear Ltd
How comms professionals can save the planet
Luke Herbert, Director of International Communications, Climate Group
Truth, responsibility, opportunity, risk, legacy - 5 words in 15 minutes to sum up the importance of the plastic crisis for every business
Sian Sutherland, Co Founder, A Plastic Planet
The Role of Public Relations: how to advise clients and your business to go green
Asif Choudry, Sales & Marketing Director, We are resource
Sian Conway-Wood, Founder & Director, Ethical Hour Ltd
Andras Sztaniszlav, President of the Hungarian PR Association
Little Changes make a big difference: How as individuals we can help minimize our impact on the planet
Jayn Sterland, Advisory Board Member, British Beauty Council and Managing Director, Weleda
Livvy Drake, Behaviour Change Consultant, Sustainable Sidekicks
Dave Britton, Associate Director of Communications and Engagement, Met Office
Is AI and technology eco-friendly?
Considerations for digital communication on the battle to become sustainable.
Steve Lister, Global Sustainability Strategist, POPAI UK and Ireland interviewed by Kerry Sheehan, Senior Communication Specialist, UK Government Communication Service
Member price: £75 + VAT
Non member price: £100 + VAT
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