• Energise Europe roundtable: “How to tackle the social challenges of the energy transition?”

    March 8, 2018

    The long term target set by the Paris Agreement of “zero net emissions by the end of the century” will impact all economic activities. It requires to be well understood and accompanied by measures to ensure that those negatively affected will also be able to adapt to the new situation. This is the case of sectors such as coal, which will go through substantial transformation. Utilities are already adapting to the transition challenges. Retraining employees...

  • FleishmanHillard roundtable: “Italian elections: national dynamics and European perspectives” – Key conclusions

    February 27, 2018

    On 21 February 2018, FleishmanHillard Brussels hosted a roundtable on the upcoming general elections in Italy, with an open discussion on the current situation and any potential repercussions that the outcome might have on the political and economic stability of Italy and of the European Union. Our three guest speakers focused on the current political scenario, the country’s economic forecasts and the people’s sentiments and attitudes. There was general agreement that the political debate in...

  • FH Five Days

    February 20, 2018

    For the third year running FH’s in-house Digital, Social & Creative Team are hosting #FHFiveDays – five days of free events for anyone working in EU affairs. The sessions are designed to give you practical insights on incorporating a range of innovative tactics into your advocacy work in a way that clearly delivers on business and policy objectives. I’ve included an overview of the events below – you’re welcome to sign up through the website (

  • High-level discussion: Italian elections – National dynamics and European perspectives

    February 14, 2018

    INVITATION Italian elections | National dynamics and European perspectives Wednesday, 21 February - 12.00 - 14.00 FleishmanHillard – Square de Meeûs, 35 (2nd floor) - Brussels   The 2018 general elections in Italy will be as key as those that have taken place in France and Germany in 2017, in terms of potential consequences. Relations with the European Union and membership to the Eurozone are on the table and the rise of populism is not...

  • Plastics Strategy: Coming Full Circle

    February 9, 2018

    On Tuesday, January 30th, FleishmanHillard hosted its Plastics Strategy roundtable in a very timely manner given that the strategy was published just two weeks before. The Plastics Strategy plays a key role in the broader Circular Economy package from December 2015 and seems to be on top of many people's minds at the moment The Commission’s vision, as set out in the Strategy, is to move towards “a smart, innovative and sustainable plastics industry, where...

  • Roundtable: “Delivering Paris – the difficult part: Decarbonising the EU industry”

    January 23, 2018

    On 13 February 2018, FleishmanHillard is organising another “Energise Europe” roundtable. This edition will be dedicated to "Delivering Paris – the difficult part: Decarbonising the EU industry". Delivery of the Paris Climate Agreement is one of the driving strategic priorities of the European Union, as both a commitment to tackle the challenge of climate change, and an opportunity for Europe to show geopolitical leadership in the world. Establishing how Europe meets its Paris targets across...

  • Six months and counting: what does GDPR spell for European businesses?

    December 5, 2017

    On Monday 27th November, FleishmanHillard Fishburn hosted a panel discussion on GDPR, the biggest and most significant reform to data privacy regulation in 20 years. Whether European, British or global in outlook, all businesses will be affected. And with six months to go before it comes into effect, we all need to be aware of what is on the horizon. Listen to our expert speakers discuss and explain what GDPR is, why and how it came about, current...

  • FleishmanHillard at the AmCham EU Conference on Transatlantic Digital Economy Conference

    November 30, 2017

    Claudio Murri, Senior Advisor at FleishmanHillard, moderated a panel on People, internet & machines in a world of unlimited data at the AmCham Conference - 5th Annual Transatlantic Digital Economy on 29 November 2017. The panel discussed how business and society is transformed through the Internet of Things. It featured business cases around the development of this technology, its people factor and the regulatory framework. While Pearse O’Donohue, Acting Director of the Future Networks Directorate...

  • European Public Affairs award: a win for JA Europe and FH!

    November 24, 2017

    On the evening of Wednesday 22nd November, at the Hotel Le Plaza, a handful of FH representatives attended the EuroPAwards ceremony. It is with pleasure that we announce that FleishmanHillard, together with our client JA Europe, won the award for Ethical Campaign of the Year. FH is proud to be working with JAEurope as part of our FH4Inclusion campaign. FleishmanHillard turned 70 this year, and to celebrate FH offices across the world have been giving...

  • FleishmanHillard organises roundtable on post-2020 CO2 standards for cars and vans

    October 25, 2017

    Lunch roundtable CO2 emissions standards for cars and vans: the road ahead Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 12.30h to 14.00h (light lunch from 12.00h) FleishmanHillard, Square de Meeûs 35, 1000 Brussels Keynote introduction by Artur Runge-Metzger Director, European Commission DG for Climate Action (CLIMA)   The FH Transport and Energy Teams would like to invite you for a roundtable on the post-2020 CO2 standards for cars and vans. The Commission is expected to reveal the...