New Awards Recognise Brands With Impact

The Be The Change Awards are a new initiative launched in 2019 to recognise ethical and sustainable brands with a powerful impact story to tell. Around the world independent, ethical & sustainable brands are having a positive impact on communities, people and the planet. Sian Conway and Jo Salter, founders of the awards, wanted to provide a platform that would recognise, celebrate and raise the profile of those brands who are working towards the Sustainable Development Goals and creating positive impact in inspiring and world-changing ways. As ethical brand owners…

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PRCA on Mental Health: “Time that the industry takes the issue of mental health and employee wellbeing seriously”

The PRCA and PRWeek have revealed that 60% of the PR and communications industry have suffered from or been diagnosed with mental ill health. The PRCA and PRWeek launched a wide-ranging survey in October 2018 to grasp the industry’s attitudes towards mental health and whether the stigma persists. This repeated a survey launched in 2017, with the number of respondents increasing to 546 – twice as many as in 2017.  The majority of respondents who have suffered from mental ill health cite depression or anxiety as the issue. Furthermore, almost…

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