Over the past decade, coverage of sustainability has matured and broadened. Where before the topic was a niche issue in select outlets, reporters on a wide variety of beats, such as travel and leisure, now include sustainability trends and news in their coverage. What sparked this shift? Millennials made it clear that they considered corporate…

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Today, many big brands and industries face challenges on how to communicate about the steps they are taking to measurably reduce their environmental impact. Policymakers, investors, activists and advocates, and the general public are all looking for companies to take a stand — and reporters are on the story. In the next four years, the…

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Experts have long been anticipating a cyber meltdown moment in the United States. Earlier this week, we saw “the big one” hit with the SolarWinds hack — one of the largest attacks in both scale and scope against government agencies, critical infrastructure entities and private companies. What does this mean for communicators and PR pros…

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Some time ago, on behalf of SunEdison, I served on the communications committee of Solar Energy Industries Association. At that time, pretty early in solar’s PPA market development, we informally discussed questions around the impact and lifecycle of solar panels. The industry knew about the upcoming wave of panels that would “age” out of efficient generation,…

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Seth Arenstein laughs when I say, “You’re the crisis insider,” pushing back that he’s simply the editor of PRNEWS’ Crisis Insider, a monthly newsletter. But, for some PR pros, Seth is synonymous with Crisis Insider and his columns at prnewsonline.com are a must-read — alternatively practical, forward-looking, and funny. Really, who else can write a…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly accelerated a global shift to digital-first models for consumers and financial institutions alike. This has created a unique opportunity for financial technology companies (fintechs) to develop innovative technologies to meet this demand for change. The global fintech market is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate of around…

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It’s spooky season! It’s also National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and hackers everywhere are hoping you didn’t take advantage of this month to beef up your cybersecurity, conduct new trainings and refresh your crisis plans. As experts in the fast-paced world of cybersecurity PR and communications, we know how hard it can be to effectively…

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