Empathy, agility & a “jump ball” moment.
Green and White: Why we must dismantle racism in the environmental sector GalleryAdvocacy, All, Behavioural Change, Climate Change, Communication, Crisis, Engagement, Environment, Indigenous Engagement, Leadership, Non-Profit, Social Responsibility, Sustainability
They called it a Park Crawl. It was the summer of 2014, and one of Canada’s biggest environmental non-profits had pulled out all the stops to create the perfect engagement and climate change constituency-building event: an afternoon exploring the green spaces deep in the heart of downtown Toronto.
There is a new urgency in the global conversation about racism. Led by the Black Lives Matter movement, this conversation is now happening across countless communities, companies and industries – including the public relations industry.
A personal reflection on racism, violence and our moral responsibilities as citizens. Watching the news this week has been a sickening, heartbreaking experience: the tragedies of lives taken, families torn apart and communities divided by anger, racism and violence.
As climate risk and action have become mainstream business and investor concerns in the last year, it finally felt like climate policy journalism would start getting the serious space that it deserved. At last, climate considerations would shape national dialogue about our future and priorities.
Lance Chung, Editor in Chief of Bay Street Bull, joins us this week for our Q&A series exploring COVID-19's effects on journalism. Lance and his team were putting together their ‘30 under 30’ spring issue when social distancing measures came into place. He chats with Argyle’s Alex Kucharski about how they pivoted to deliver the issue and what he learned from launching the magazine’s re-brand during the pandemic.
As the former national media relations manager for McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada, I’ve had an insider’s view at how big corporations both prepare and respond in real time to issues and crises, both globally and locally.
As we explore how COVID-19 has impacted journalism, Argyle’s Alex Kucharski chats with Victoria DiPlacido, digital director at ELLE Canada, about balancing the need for information and entertainment tailored to Canadian women, how she’s surviving isolation while supporting local businesses, and the work she is most proud of.
As the economy reopens, what will be the lingering impact of COVID-19 on the way Canadians live, work and shop – and what will it mean for businesses, communicators and marketers?
Six weeks ago, we posed the question “How do you engage when you can’t gather?” followed by our tips for alternative engagement options. Since then, the Argyle team has been working with clients across the country to design virtual public engagement programs.