Spain launches declaration on corporate social responsibility
Dircom has released the ‘Madrid Declaration on CSR Communication’, a European-level consensus document. Presented at the 1st European Congress on CSR Communication, the document aims to set the criteria for truthful and transparent communication
of CSR, properly aligned to the global business and communication strategy of a company. In this GA News, Montserrat Tarrès, Congress chair and board member in charge of CSR at Dircom explains more.
Asia Rises to CSR 3.0
CSR 3.0 is upon us and it has the potential to transform business in society, especially in Asia, says Global Alliance immediate past-chair John Paluszek in a recent piece for Public Affairs Asia. Epic developments such as the rapid expansion of Asian economies and the rise of social media make Asia a uniquely fertile CSR vineyard. Full article available here.
Slovenia scrutinizes global reporting
Why – and how – the integrated reporting process is causing entire professions to change their ways was explained in detail at the annual SKOJ conference by former Global Alliance Chair, Toni Muzi Falconi. Held at Terme Olivia in Slovenia in October, 150 professionals heard a detailed update on the integrated reporting process project currently being run by the IIRC. [Read More]
New guidelines for PR education in Canada
The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) has launched the first-ever comprehensive program to formally recognize public relations and communications management education programs in Canada. The guidelines will help educational institutions to produce highly skilled public relations practitioners equipped to deal with the future demands of the changing workforce. [Read More]
Mauritian Public Relations puts Brands under the spotlight
One of the GA’s newest members, the Public Relations Association of the Republic of Mauritius (PRCPA-M), put brands under the spotlight with Myke Carroll at a special gathering for members and students of Mass Communication, Journalism and Advertising at the Eastern Institute Integrated in Learning Management in the Mauritian landmark Ebène Cybercity. [Read More]
PR Directions points the way ahead in Australia
The tweets were flying out of Australia in October when Brian Solis opened the PRIA National Conference, PR Directions. He told delegates the story of social media, how to embrace it effectively and what we can expect in the future. [Read More]
All Africa PR Conference takes Shape
November sees the All-Africa Public Relations Associations Conference in Mombasa, hosted by the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations. Leading practitioners from across Africa will hear speakers from around the globe address various perspectives of the conference theme, PR and Communication Management in a Regulated Environment 'The Opportunities' . [Read More]