ESG Sustainability Awards Offer Important Guidance For Companies And Stakeholders

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Michael Diegelmann, cometis AG. For the original blog, please visit here. Many awards aiming to measure large companies’ ESG (environmental, social and governance) performance suffer from non-transparent jury selection processes. Meet the Integrity Star Award which presents a completely new approach and objectively evaluates companies against 4,000 criteria in their published sustainability reports….
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5 Benefits of Media Relations

By the Landis Team Practical implementation of a media relations program is an art, not a science. After all, earned media isn’t transactional. The team at Landis is well-versed in understanding the benefits of a well-placed piece of content, but sometimes clients need a little more of an explanation on how this one tactic can move the needle on overall…
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What is Critical Thinking and Why It’s A Must for PR Pros

By David Landis, Founder (retired), Landis Communications Inc. (LCI), San Francisco Many of us, in any business, but perhaps especially in PR, fall into the day-to-day trap of working hard but operating on auto. We follow directions and get the work done. But do we provide true value to our company and our clients through critical thinking? In this age of the…
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The Intersection Of Public Relations And Public Policy: A Strategic Approach

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Chip Taylor, Novitas Communications. For the original blog, please visit here.   At the intersection of public relations and public policy is an opportunity for communication professionals to exert considerable influence. Public policy decisions can impact our client businesses and organizations, making it imperative for PR and communications experts to understand…
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The Value Of A Global PR Network

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Gábor Jelinek, Executive Director. For the original blog, please visit here. Independent PR agencies usually seek membership in a regional or global PR network primarily because they want to expand their reach and do more business. And while PRGN members share several millions of dollars’ worth of business every…
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6 lessons from industry-leading Latino voices in PR

Note: This is a reposted blog by Kristen Dunleavy from Muck Rack. For the original blog, please visit here.  Understand the complexities of Hispanic communities To kickstart the webinar, host Sonia Diaz, president of Zaid PR and president of the Hispanic Public Relations Association, shared an alarming statistic: while Latinos make up 20% of the population, they only account for 13%…
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World Communicators Want Your Questions

By Sean Dowdall Landis Communications is proud to be hosting the Public Relations Global Network’s (PRGN) international membership conference, representing more than 50 communications agencies from around the world in San Francisco from October 18 – 20. A member since 2005, Landis has the benefit and delight to be working with our partners from Japan to Germany, Chile to South Africa,…
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Corporate Giving – Leading by Example

By Sean Dowdall One of my core values, and the core values of Landis Communications, is to be a good citizen. Giving back, whether it be a monetary contribution or an act of service, is crucial to achieving a better tomorrow. I’m very proud to share that for the fourth year in a row, San Francisco Business Times has named…
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How Preparing for New Business Is Just Like Going Back to School

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Abbie Fink – HMA Public Relations. For the original blog, please visit here. I am working from my sister’s house this week. Not only am I enjoying her amazing cooking and considerably cooler temperatures, but I am also witnessing what she does to get herself ready to go…
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Navigating Tumultuous Waters: Careless Companies Sink, Thoughtful Companies Swim

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Michelle Lyng – Novitas Communications. For the original blog, please visit here. After the past few months of corporate missteps, it would be simple to advise companies to just keep their heads down and not engage in potentially controversial issues. But that’s not how PR folks roll.   A recent…
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