ICCO mourns Angela Oakes
The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) today mourns the passing of Angela Oakes, the co-founder and joint president of Global Women in PR (GWPR), ICCO 2021 Hall of Fame inductee and current serving ICCO Board member, who passed away this morning following a short illness linked to her battle with cancer.
Today the ICCO Board has been informed that Francis Ingham has passed away after a short illness. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends at this incredibly difficult time.
FERLING become the first Hungarian agency to receive CMS accreditation
FERLING, a PR and communications agency in Hungary, has achieved a significant milestone by becoming the first agency in the country to be awarded the Communication Management Standard (CMS). This internationally recognised quality certification is exclusively reserved for PR and communications agencies.
A quarter of comms leaders refuse to embrace AI despite wave of interest – ICCO PRCA Confidence Tracker
One in four (25%) of PR leaders say they will never use AI tools, such as ChatGPT, according to the latest PRCA and ICCO Confidence Tracker published today.
Demonstrate unity and advise clients to exit Russia now
One year on from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, ICCO President Grzegorz Szczepanski welcomed the visit of US President Biden to Warsaw this week, calling for continued unity from the global PR community in support of everyone affected. In addition, the Ukraine Communications Support Network has urged PR businesses to advise their clients to exit from Russia completely.
Devastating earthquake in South-Eastern Turkey; A statement from IDA, the Turkish PR association
In the early morning hours of February 6th , South-Eastern Turkey was hit by an earthquake of 7.7 magnitude, the most severe earthquake recorded in the country in nearly a hundred years.
Mynewsdesk and Oxford University Press to hold a live GLOBAL event
Mynewsdesk invites you to a free and unique global event with Oxford University Press, based on their recent study on fact-findings within Media: THE MATTER OF FACT.
GLOBAL WOMEN IN PR ANNUAL INDEX SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS
The GWPR Annual Index is a survey-based report measuring the position of women working in the global PR industry.
By shifting from "why” to “who” PR gets comfortable being uncomfortable
Since 2020, the PR sector has learnt to live with uncertainties those firstly brought by the pandemic and then by factors such as hyperinflation, political instability, and the war in Ukraine with subsequent humanitarian and energy crisis.
It's Time To Prioritise
The World PR Report, the definitive study of the global public relations industry, conducted annually by the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO), is a fundamental look at the state of global PR practices and the trends and initiatives affecting and influencing its progress.
DEI is not a sprint or a marathon, it is not a sport! It is a social justice issue.
Research and anecdotal evidence indicates that progress has by and large stalled, that organisations have focused on the quick wins - to be seen to be on the right side of history and public opinion.
Nitin Mantri and Nataliya Popovych Inducted into ICCO Hall of Fame
The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) inducted two new inspirational PR figures, AvianWE CEO, Nitin Mantri and One philosophy and WeAreUkraine Founder and President, Nataliya Popovych, into the ICCO Hall of Fame.