How Communications Can Elevate Clients’ CSR Initiatives

A key challenge for many companies is communicating CSR (corporate social responsibility) activities that remain true to their brand. As communicators, we have a responsibility to help our clients understand what will make their CSR initiatives impactful, relatable and inspiring. Convincing consumers that profitable companies are being good citizens for the betterment of society is […]

Media and Politicians Have Fundamentally Opposing Objectives

There comes a time in every modern election campaign when the meaningless phrase “hermetically-sealed” starts appearing in news stories. As examples of journalese go, this is perhaps the worst. Yet, three weeks into a boring election that no one really wanted, we are deluged by process stories of whether the Conservative and Labour campaigns are […]

Anglo-American and Ogilvy Take Home Platinum at First African SABREs

“#ProTestHIV” from Anglo-American with Ogilvy Johannesburg—a campaign showcasing the mining giant’s leadership in the fight against AIDS and HIV in South Africa—took home the Platinum SABRE Award for the best African public relations campaign of the year at the first African SABRE Awards dinner in Casablanca last night.

Ogilvy expands consultancy division with London office

Ogilvy announces the expansion of its Strategy & Innovation Consulting practice, OgilvyRED, with the launch of a London office that will service the UK and EMEA region. Born in 2011 under the leadership of Ogilvy Worldwide Vice Chairwoman Carla Hendra, the specialist consultancy has built itself a reputation for helping clients to navigate complexity through a […]

PRISMS 2017: Ogilvy Takes Home Nine Awards

Now in its 20th year, the PRISM Awards are one of Africa’s most sought-after awards in the public relations industry. Awards are presented to public relations and communication professionals who have successfully incorporated strategy, creativity and professionalism into successful public relations campaigns.