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Keeping communications out of lockdown

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Our response to COVID-19

As the responses to COVID-19 continue to develop, we fully appreciate that our clients, partners and suppliers are facing potentially significant challenges that will require a rapid response. I wanted to give you an overview of our approach to these critical and often shared challenges, particularly for those of you for whom we are currently delivering work for.


You'll never go in the water again

Drawing on her first hand experience of the Cape Town drought disaster in 2018, Christine Colvin argues that we, as communicators, will be tasked with navigating us through the current crisis and ultimately making sense of the post-COVID world.


Spotlight on risk reporting: How has the focus changed during COVID-19?

As part of our Spotlight series, we spoke to Alison Baker and Chris Stamp from Emperor's Strategic Advisory Board about how the changing risk environment, accelerated by the pandemic, means stakeholders are now expecting real-time engagement from companies about the risks they face.

White Papers, Reporting

The First 25: New decade, new rules, new normal

The defining trends and insight from the first set of December year-end annual reports.


In your hands - harnessing the power of home-shot video

Looking at how to respond to COVID-19 through timely and authentic digital communications, Emperor’s fourth event in the ‘Keeping communications out of lockdown’ series took place on Tuesday 21 April.

Events, Employee

Incubating culture in a time of corona

This seventh session in Emperor’s ‘Keeping communications out of lockdown’ series was hosted by Darryl Mead, Head of Employee Experience and Kirsty Bashforth, founder and CEO at QuayFive and author of ‘Culture Shift: A Practical Guide to Managing Organisational Culture’.

Events, Employee

Communicating during COVID-19

This sixth session in Emperor’s ‘Keeping communications out of lockdown’ series discussed the challenges and priorities for engaging with three of your key stakeholders: employees, investors and customers. The session was hosted by Darryl Mead, Emperor’s Head of Employee Experience, Claire Fraser, Head of Reporting and Cam Gunn, Head of Digital.


Rethinking what matters to business post-COVID-19

As stakeholder values and expectations change, the material issues for companies and strategies to address them will need to adapt.


When it comes to sport, is sustainability being left on the bench?

Professional sport provides inspiration and escapism to millions, but it is arguably at the back of the pack when it comes to supporting the environment.