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Davos is Not Dead But It’s Finding Its New Self

Davos is Not Dead But It’s Finding Its New Self

by Aleksandra Barnes| May 27, 2022

Davos is a bit like marmite: synonymous with wealth, prestige and power, many businesses whose success rests on free trade and the ability to forecast economic trends, see it as an annual pilgrimage for mega-concentrated networking. Others decry it as a talking shop, and a façade for the most privileged 1% to travel by jet, […]

Apes, Beanie Babies and Communities – The ABCs of NFTs

Apes, Beanie Babies and Communities – The ABCs of NFTs

by Elyse Richter| March 21, 2022

Let’s take a journey back to the ‘90s for a minute: Britney Spears on your sticker-covered CD player, Dunkaroos in hand as you dangle a stretched out cord on the landline chatting with a friend— your favorite Beanie Baby perched proudly on the shelf. Pretty vivid, right? Except now that Peanut the Elephant, the Beanie […]

Fin Comms: Five Predictions for 2022

Fin Comms: Five Predictions for 2022

by Benjamin Thiele-Long| December 16, 2021

After a tumultuous 3Q21, businesses are likely to face more financial challenges and changes in 2022. Our Ketchum Fin Comms team share their predictions on the most likely trends for the year ahead. Amped up Earnings Christine Beggan, VP, Financial Communications We are continually inundated with content through news, websites and social media – so […]

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Money20/20: The Tipping Point for Fintech Is Already Here

by Becca Cooper| November 4, 2021

Last week, after a two-year break, 8,000 fintech professionals gathered again at Money20/20 in Las Vegas. The energy of the event was more than just delight at being IRL — it was excitement and awe at how much fintech has exploded in the last two years. Unlike years past, 2021 felt as if it was […]

Occupy Wall Street’s Influence on Corporate Purpose

Occupy Wall Street’s Influence on Corporate Purpose

by Jonathan Younger| October 6, 2021

A decade ago, I was settling into a new job in a new city supporting our agency clients from our New York office. The city had just marked the 10-year anniversary of September 11, while a week later – a few blocks away from the new memorial – a group assembled in a small plaza, […]

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Stakeholder Capitalism Is Back–Is Your Next Earnings Call Ready?

by Benjamin Thiele-Long| August 31, 2021

It has been two years since the Business Roundtable announced a new purpose. The statement that “the interests of stakeholders are relevant as a derivative of the duty to stockholders” was recently replaced by leading concepts of “value for customers,” “dealing fairly and ethically with suppliers,” and “supporting the communities in which we work.”   The Business Roundtable’s updated purpose is […]