What the FTSE100 CEOs do in a Crisis: The Data Story of Ukraine, Russia and Corporate Responses

The first quarter of 2022 presented a challenging communications terrain for business leaders as the Russian invasion of Ukraine shook markets, shattered supply chains and shocked the world. Within hours, it was clear that big businesses would have a huge role to play; what they did – and what they said about what they were doing – would shape the contours of the conflict.


Episode 13: Keeping Employees Engaged (Parts 1 & 2)

With many companies pursuing ambitions to return their employees to work, the question of how to navigate these new dynamics of the employee experience naturally arises. How do companies maintain a sense of continuity and connection within atomized workspaces? Is there a generational divide in how employees approach work?


The Time is Now

Sustainability has long been viewed as an ambition that belongs far into the future. But the situation in Ukraine has brought these future musings into sharp and immediate relief in a way that no regional flooding or fire has done before.


New EU Consumer Rules to Cement Ban on Greenwashing

The European Union (EU) wants to tighten rules on greenwashing.


How to Lose Your Cool, Persuade a Sceptic and Avoid a Hollywood Fail

Impact Insights by Kekst CNC provides four practical tips you can use next time you’re communicating - with the media, employees, peers or investors.


Kekst CNC Announces Partner and Director Promotions for 2022

Kekst CNC, the global strategic communications consultancy, today announced its Partner and Director promotions in Europe, which emphasize the breadth of senior talent at the firm


European M&A Control

Regulators, politicians, and the media are becoming increasingly skeptical regarding the merits of cross-border mergers and acquisition (M&A).


Japan’s “New Form of Capitalism”

The big vision of Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is to revive the Japanese economy through a “New Form of Capitalism”. He made this very clear during his address at the World Economic Forum in Davos in late January.


Munich Security Index 2022

In a time of uncertainty about geopolitics, public health, and the strength of our institutions that is unprecedented in recent memory, data shows a growing concern about risk: 27 of the 31 risks covered in the Munich Security Index have seen an overall increase in threat perception since February/March of 2021. Based on a global survey of 12,000 people, the Munich Security Index’s in-depth view of G7 and BRICS nations evidences escalating worries on various issues that are co-occurring around the world, including climate change, extreme weather events, cyberattacks, and food shortages and mass migration as a result of global catastrophe.