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 

So what next?
Steve Castree,Founder, Climate Wise


Member price: £75 + VAT 
Non member price: £100 + VAT 


Headline Sponsor 

CommsHero has been celebrating the heroics comms people perform every day for over 7 years. CommsHero is brought to you by Resource, an award-winning full-service agency encompassing Creative, Marketing, Events and Experiential, Print, Digital, Data and Fulfilment services.