The ‘social licence’ myth

by H+K Canada

October 5, 2016

The ‘social licence’ myth

Original post published by the National Post on October 4, 2016. The term “social licence” is fast becoming one of those ubiquitous expressions that everyone uses, but nobody understands. To some, social licence is a shield used to defend the public interest. To others, it is a sword used to strike down specific infrastructure projects or other … Read more The ‘social licence’ myth

Helping Your Voice Cut Through from Davos

Davos

The end of January is a key milestone in the calendar of global business leaders as they prepare to descend upon a small Swiss ski resort. Each year debates at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos become key drivers of newspaper columns and broadcast slots across the international news media. Many communications leads are … Read more Helping Your Voice Cut Through from Davos

The Power of the Public

power of the public

Unseating CEOs, disrupting businesses, politicizing corporate strategy, destroying products and creating new markets: The power of the public is relentlessly shaping the license to operate for organisations big and small. The expression “power to the people” has for decades been both a political slogan and cultural expression, often used to describe opposition to an establishment. Entering … Read more The Power of the Public