Scotiabank names Hill+Knowlton Strategies Public Relations Agency of Record

by H+K Canada

July 20, 2021

Scotiabank names Hill+Knowlton Strategies Public Relations Agency of Record

Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), one of Canada’s leading public relations firms, has been named Public Relations Agency of Record by leading Bank in the Americas, Scotiabank. Maria Saros, Vice President, Enterprise Communications, Scotiabank said, “We were impressed by the sound strategic thinking and passion H+K demonstrated throughout the competitive process. The team brings broad-based skills and expertise … Read more

Corporate Advisory: The Growing Role of Corporate Reputation

Our Jason MacDonald, National Lead of Corporate Advisory at H+K speaks to the growing importance of corporate reputation. This is being driven by a historic transformation in the relationships between business, society, and governments, and increased expectations from all stakeholder groups. The greater your reputation, the stronger the motivation among stakeholders to invest in, work for, … Read more

adidas selects Hill+Knowlton Strategies as new PR Agency of Record for Canada

25 June 2021, TORONTO – Following a competitive pitch, global sporting goods brand, adidas has selected Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) to be its Canadian PR agency of record. With a rich history spanning international borders, adidas believes in the power of sport to change lives. Whether it’s through the brand’s Running, Hockey, Originals or Soccer portfolios. H+K will … Read more

Building Pride campaigns your organization can be proud of

With each spring comes a handful of certainties: fresh flowers, warmer weather, and for good reason, an annual public discourse on rainbow washing and corporate participation in Pride. Plenty of folks on both ends of the political spectrum believe brands should avoid activism and disentangle themselves from social movements altogether. Some progressives feel brands unfairly … Read more

Hill+Knowlton Strategies appointed Canadian PR agency of record for Royal Canin

9 June 2021, TORONTO – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), one of the world’s leading public relations firms, has been named the Canadian PR agency of record for leading global pet health nutrition brand, Royal Canin. H+K’s scope with the Mars Inc., pet brand will include integrated public relations, as well as corporate and crisis communications services in support of Royal Canin’s ongoing product and … Read more

H+K continues to grow in Quebec by welcoming four new talents, including Patrice Lavoie as Vice-President

Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) is pleased to announce that two exceptional new Vice-Presidents are joining its Quebec team: Patrice Lavoie and Claudia Gervais. These new additions strengthen H+K’s talented team in Quebec and consolidate its place among leaders in the public affairs and communications industry. “These new additions are tremendous assets to our team. Their respective … Read more

Acting for the Common Good

The shift to stakeholder capitalism is forcing companies to reconsider the relationship between performance and purpose. It’s hardly earth-shattering to suggest that new communications technologies, environmental and social justice movements, and economic disruptions, to say nothing of the powerful social and economic impacts of COVID-19, are transforming the relationships between business, society, and governments. With … Read more

What does the rise of ESG mean for communications?

The sustainability conversation has fundamentally changed in the pandemic. The classic trade-off between environmental and social commitments and shareholder value has been challenged as environmental, social, governance (ESG) investments have outperformed the market. As a result of changing market dynamics, increased global regulation, and advocacy from key players like BlackRock, there’s a greater acceptance of … Read more

Celebrating the Women of H+K Around the World

Today, I am excited to celebrate International Women’s Day (#IWD21) – a global day dedicated to acknowledging and amplifying the achievements of women. Though I believe in celebrating the strength and ambition of women every day of the year, it is important to acknowledge the fight for women’s equality is far from over. This is … Read more