Finding Common Ground in the Energy Mix

by Celine de Canha

Practice Lead, Energy, South Africa
July 23, 2018

Finding Common Ground in the Energy Mix

Energy

South Africa’s energy sector has been mired in controversy of late, leaving citizens in the dark as to where the country’s energy future is headed and what it will take to keep the lights on. Be it the delays in signing power purchase agreements for the renewables projects, the National Union of Metalworkers advocating for a socially owned renewable-energy sector or the nuclear new build … Read moreFinding Common Ground in the Energy Mix

Cannes Lions 2018: A Personal View of a Global Event

Cannes Lions

Spending a week at the Cannes Lions Festival is surreal. You are on the French Rivera, in proximity to A-list celebs, C-suite execs and people offering freebies. Within this environment, it can be easy to forget why we’re there: to celebrate the power of creative communication. While our day jobs require that we focus on … Read moreCannes Lions 2018: A Personal View of a Global Event

WALL-E, Take the Wheel!: Facing Up to Our Driverless Futures

Driving Road

Buckle up… are we ready to let WALL-E take the wheel? In case you weren’t paying attention, there are robots on the horizon. Some of them want to drive your car. And the horizon isn’t far off, either. Many automotive manufacturers suggest that we’ll be sharing the road with autonomous vehicles in the next three … Read moreWALL-E, Take the Wheel!: Facing Up to Our Driverless Futures

Children and Marketing: 4 Fundamentals of Transparency, Placement and Purpose

Marketing to Children

In June of 2017, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), an independent organization responsible for British advertising standards, released new rules banning the advertising of high-fat, -salt, or -sugar food or drink products in media targeted at those under the age of 16. It was the latest addition to an evolving body of guidelines aimed … Read moreChildren and Marketing: 4 Fundamentals of Transparency, Placement and Purpose

Neuro-marketing: It’s All in Your Head

Neuroscience

What if ad makers could tap directly into the part of the brain that’s in charge of deciding if a consumer wants to buy your product? No guesses—just science. Sounds like fiction, right? Today, companies are turning to neuromarketing, a field in which marketers borrow neuroscience tactics to measure a consumer’s brain activity in response … Read moreNeuro-marketing: It’s All in Your Head

The Ethics of New Reality

As we discussed extensively in our Creativity + New Reality event last week, mixed reality technologies are developing rapidly. As always, new technologies lead us to new opportunities, as well as new challenges. We asked the members of Creativity + New Reality’s Mixed Reality panel one question: Are there any ethical issues that mixed reality … Read moreThe Ethics of New Reality

Hill+Knowlton Strategies launches a new index tracking Chinese investors’ attention on Hong Kong-listed stocks

(Hong Kong – April 25, 2017) — Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) announces the launch of a new Index that tracks attention of Chinese investors in Hong Kong-listed stocks. The H+K Chinese Investor Attention Index (the “H+K Investor Index”) brings together data from across multiple sources in Mainland China to analyze where the appetite lies for investments … Read moreHill+Knowlton Strategies launches a new index tracking Chinese investors’ attention on Hong Kong-listed stocks