New research reveals opportunities for CSR communication

by H+K Canada

October 29, 2014

New research reveals opportunities for CSR communication

NEW YORK – In the digital age, corporate communications can no longer occur in silos. A company’s marketing messages must match up with its reputational goals, and the behaviour of the company is scrutinized through the lens of what it promises versus how it performs. At Hill+Knowlton Strategies, we call this alignment of promise and performance … Read more

Kim Baird recognized with 2015 Indspire Award

Congratulations to our Kim Baird on her 2015 Indspire Award in recognition of her outstanding career in politics. Now in its 22nd year, Indspire Awards—the highest honour bestowed by Indigenous people— celebrate the significant contributions of Indigenous people in Canada. The awards recognize the success of individuals who have the discipline, drive and determination to set … Read more

Toronto’s predictable election

What just happened? Once again, Toronto municipal politics shocked us all! After years of surprising election results all across Canada—a Liberal majority in Ontario, Allison Redford’s rise and fall, Christy Clark’s improbable election victory in BC and the ascendance of the NDP in the federal Parliament—Toronto’s election results were really…rather…dull. And when was the last … Read more

Taming the troll – ‘Stay cool’

Here is a recent article from Canadian Business where our senior digital strategist and social media expert Boyd Neil weighs in on online critics and how to respond to bad reviews. This was originally published in the November 2014 print issue of Canadian Business and also on Boyd’s personal website on October 23, 2014. The Taming of the … Read more

The Ontario Retirement Pension Plan – What is it? What will it mean?

With the Ontario Legislature returning this week, the government will face a number of challenges. But they also have an ambitious mandate to implement. One of the biggest promises of Kathleen Wynne’s government may well be on its way to becoming a reality. The Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) is now moving into the design … Read more

H+K deepens public affairs offering in Toronto

Chris Collenette appointed senior associate TORONTO (October 21, 2014) — Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K)—Canada’s top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm—is pleased to welcome Chris Collenette as a senior associate in its Toronto office. With international experience, expertise and connections, Chris will focus on new business development and strengthening H+K’s presence in Toronto’s public affairs market. … Read more

H+K Canada strengthens Montreal office with new GM

Dimitri Gourdin appointed senior vice-president and general manager, Montreal. Montreal (October 20, 2014) — Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K)—Canada’s top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm—is pleased to welcome Dimitri Gourdin as senior vice-president and general manager of its Montreal office. “Throughout his international career, Dimitri has demonstrated strong business leadership and an entrepreneurial spirit. On top … Read more

Coates and his road to success

Newly appointed president and CEO of H+K Americas region, Mike Coates, is featured in the October issue of Canadian Business about his career path and the milestones he’s passed to get to “the big leagues.” In this Career Arc profile, Mike looks back on his most memorable positions, projects and people along the way that helped influence … Read more

“Boomerang” H+Ker returns to strengthen new business, marketing

Communications expert Sarah Brandon to lead corporate development group Toronto (October 15, 2014) — Top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada (H+K) is pleased to announce that Sarah Brandon returns to the firm as vice-president, national corporate development, effective immediately. Sarah previously worked at H+K in both Canada and the United Kingdom. “As … Read more

H+K digital strategist makes Top 30 Under 30 list

Photo courtesy of Marketing Magazine Congratulations to our Zack Sandor-Kerr for making Marketing Magazine’s 2014 Top 30 Under 30 list. Marketing’s 30 Under 30 features today’s leaders and trailblazers who have made significant contributions in their few short years in the business. These young men and women were chosen from more than 300 nominees and … Read more