Revision of the EU’s REACH Regulation – FH Online Roundtable
May 11, 2021
Register now | 20th May 2021 | 15:00 – 16:00 CET Revision of the EU’s REACH Regulation FleishmanHillard Online Roundtable The European Commission is reopening the EU’s REACH Regulation to meet the ambitions of the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. The inception impact assessment for the revision of REACH is now open to public consultation. This is a key moment for stakeholders to make their voices heard as the European Commission prepares its proposal for the...
The EU Sustainable Product Policy Initiative
October 19, 2020
The EU is set to fundamentally revamp EU product policy as a part of the EU Green Deal and the new Circular Economy Action Plan in the forthcoming Sustainable Product Policy Initiative. With the Sustainable Product Policy Initiative, the European Commission wants 'green products to become the norm'. It recently launched a consultation on the Initiative's roadmap. The aim is to publish a legislative proposal in the fourth quarter of 2021. The FleishmanHillard EU Roundtable...
FH Studio ‘In Focus’ Event: Main Takeaways
October 24, 2019
https://vimeo.com/368495613 Today, our FH Studio gathered an audience of passionate communications professionals to talk about video, only video…nothing but video. Over three intensive hours (and coffee), our team of in-house videographers, animators, strategists and producers shared inspiration and tips. For more examples of the different video formats we've produced for a wide range of clients, check out www.fhdoesvideo.com or reach out to Head of FH Studio Evan Lamos...
#FHFiveDays 2019: Taking your communications a step further for this ‘year of change’
March 14, 2019
Our annual #FHFiveDays events are back from April 1-5! Each year, for five consecutive days, we welcome public affairs and communications professionals to our Brussels office to talk about how to advance the profession and inspire them to do great work. 2019 is definitely the year of change, with its set of challenges but also with its opportunities. During our #FHFiveDays, we will help our audience navigate the troubled waters of communications. We will be talking about content...
Airbnb on the birth of a new brand of pan-European grassroots lobbying
November 29, 2018
https://vimeo.com/303005824 On 22 November, FleishmanHillard had the honour of hosting the official launch of the Grassroots Professional Network – a sign of the growing momentum of a uniquely European brand of grassroots lobbying in a fast-changing European political landscape. Georgina Browes and Sergio Vinay from Airbnb are absolute trailblazers in this space and explained that you can't just show up to your user base when you have a regulatory problem and ask them to sign...
Takeaways of FleishmanHillard’s Breakfast on Artificial Intelligence and Energy
November 9, 2018
On Thursday 8 November, FleishmanHillard held a Breakfast event entitled ‘The future of energy: how will artificial intelligence impact the energy sector?’. The event gave the energy sector representatives the opportunity to share their opinions directly with the Commission, represented by Head of Unit on New energy technologies, innovation and clean coal, Mr. Haitze Siemers, from the Directorate General for Energy. Agata Pavía, VP & Head of FleishmanHillard Technology Team and Matt Hinde, Director of...
The future of energy: how will artificial intelligence impact the energy sector?
October 31, 2018
Artificial Intelligence (AI) certainly counts among the most important innovations within the technology sphere this decade, and it is expected to have a revolutionary impact across traditional industry sectors. The energy industry is no exception to this, and already AI is being used in applications from managing energy demand to mapping new energy resources. However, as AI rises so do questions about its impact on energy producers’ and suppliers’ business model as well as on...
Louise Day meets Marco Ricorda to talk about social influencers
August 27, 2018
Our Digital, Social and Creative Louise Day recently met the Head of Social Media for the ALDE Group, Marco Ricorda, for a quick chat about the rise of social influencers. The conversation helped to better understand what social influencers are, where we can find them and whether they are a good fit for organisations involved in Public Affairs in Brussels. https://vimeo.com/286189585 To further the discussion on social influencers, check out our recent articles on our definition of...
Welcoming Marcel Halma to talk about Corporate Activism
August 27, 2018
A few weeks ago, our Social, Digital and Creative team convened a small group of forward-thinking communicators from companies, trade associations, NGOs and EU institutions to explore what corporate activism means and what organisations should do in a time of seismic political and culture change. Marcel Halma of AkzoNobel, a recognised thought leader in the public affairs world joined us to share his take on the state of corporate activism, sparking questions like: - What, if...
Delivering Paris – a new roadmap for 2050? Roundtable report
June 19, 2018
On 12 June 2018, FleishmanHillard hosted an EnergiseEurope roundtable to discuss perspectives for the EU’s long-term decarbonisation strategy due to be published by the European Commission by the end of the year. Megan Richards, Director Energy Policy at the European Commission's DG Energy, talked to us about the process for the drafting of the document, while Antje Fiehn, Senior Manager European Energy and Climate Policy at the Confederation of German Industry (BDI) presented the results...