CIPR launches ESG Panel with online event series

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) launches its new ESG Panel with a series of events to support PR professionals in identifying and promoting their roles and responsibilities on environmental, social, and governance issues.

The ESG Panel brings together specialists to support the profession with its understanding of ESG, to articulate and reinforce the role of public relations in shaping and delivering their organisation and client ESG agendas, and to build a network for information sharing and engagement.

The Panel has been set up by Suzy Giles MCIPR (Chair), Claire Mason MCIPR, and Duncan Sparke MCIPR.


What is ESG?

Thursday 30 March 1-2pm BST
Dr Deborah Binks-Moore MCIPR, C-suite Corporate Relations Director, Non – Executive Director, Board adviser and trustee
Graham Lloyd, Director of Strategy, Performance & Sustainability at Nationwide Building Society
James Rowlands MCIPR, Senior Policy and Public Affairs Manager at Nationwide Building Society

What’s next for ESG?

Thursday 20 April 1-2pm BST
Quentin Langley, Career and Communications Coach and Senior Consultant, C4CS
Gihan Hyde, CEO & Founder of CommUnique
Matt Peacock, Senior Partner, Blurred
Suzy Giles, Associate Partner ESG Communications, ERM

ESG – What’s the role of the communicator?

Thursday 11 May 1-2pm BST
Speakers tbc.

What is greenwashing and how can you avoid it?

Thursday 8 June 1-2pm BST
Speakers tbc.


ESG is at the top of the agenda for organisations and businesses across the globe. Understanding the role for PR professionals is key to successful delivery. These are complicated topics that will have a significant impact on an organisation’s reputation.

The CIPR’s ESG Panel of experts is here to help PR professionals get to grips with the basic and will provide practical support in how to shape, communicate and deliver an ESG strategy for your organisations. We have a full plan of activities starting with this series of events. Whether this is a completely new area for you or a subject you have experience in, these events will be informative, useful and thought-provoking. I hope you’ll be able to join us.
Suzy Giles, ESG Panel Chair

Find out more about the CIPR’s ESG Panel online.

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