PUBLIC Speaking: Youth Skills Day – Are Millennials Finding Meaningful Careers?

July 18, 2017

We met with Mia Johnston, our summer intern, to discuss Youth Skills Day and the reality of finding meaningful work in today’s market.

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PUBLIC Speaking: Why CEO Activism Is Not A Marketing Tactic

April 12, 2017

According to the Harvard Business Review, CEO activism has been on the rise for years and, with the current political climate, it’s becoming more prevalent. We’ve seen Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs and Howard Schultz of Starbucks take a public stance on controversial issues like race relations and gender equality. These issues may seem like they are unrelated to the company’s core business, but the issues speak to their stakeholders and have the ability to drive interest in the company and, subsequently, business.

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PUBLIC Speaking: From Berlin to the World – What can we learn from one city’s booming sustainable fashion industry?

January 23, 2017

Making a shift to eco-friendly apparel is crucial to reducing waste and protecting our environment. The chain of impact with clothing is long and purchasing sustainable fashion sends a message that you care about who is making your clothes and the environmental footprint.

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Profit and Purpose on TVO’s The Agenda

January 4, 2017

How can brands Profit with Purpose? We're often asked to walk people through our thesis. Here's PUBLIC's CEO Phil Haid on TVO's The Agenda With Steve Paikin speaking to how companies can be a major creator of social impact.

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PUBLIC Inc. Expands, Moving Into a New Space and Adding Three Senior Leaders

October 24, 2016

PUBLIC Inc. continues to build and strengthen its offering as a full-service global marketing agency and consultancy, doubling its office size and adding new senior leadership.

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PUBLIC Speaking: To Tweet or Not to Tweet – Our Take on the Telus Carbon Tax Controversy

October 11, 2016

Last week, Telus came out with a tweet in support of the federal government’s proposed carbon tax. Telus was one of the 22 Canadian business and social leaders who declared carbon pricing was “the most economically effective way to reduce emissions and stimulate clean innovation.”

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PUBLIC Speaking: Leveraging the Power of Conscious Consumers

October 6, 2016

Globally, consumers are ever more conscious of being conscious and recent studies indicate they’re starting to put their money where their mouths are, shelling out more of their hard-earned dollars for products and services from socially responsible brands.

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PUBLIC Speaking: Five Alarming Food Waste Facts

September 29, 2016

For one of life’s simple pleasures, food is rooted in an awfully complex industry. The United Nations estimates that each year one-third of all food produced for human consumption is wasted.

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PUBLIC Speaking: Why the U.S. Needs More Canada

September 7, 2016

At the end of June, on the week before Canada Day, United States President Barack Obama paid Canada the ultimate compliment. In front of an adoring House of Parliament, he told the country that "The world needs more Canada."

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PUBLIC Speaking: Don’t Assume People Care About Your Charity: Understanding Charitable Engagement

September 1, 2016

Outside of their chosen causes, most individuals won’t engage in other charity initiatives simply because they want to make a difference. For large-scale adoption, individuals need to enjoy engaging with a cause and participating in a campaign.

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