"The trust of the mass population can no longer be taken from granted, and any continuation of the 'grand illusion' is dangerous for leaders in today's world." This was the main take-away from the Edelman Trust Barometer 2016.
You closely follow policy discussions that affect your industry and your business. You draft position papers, back up your arguments with data, and meet decision-makers to argue your case. Time for a break? Not quite.
Imagine a whole stratum of the western population for whom politics and policy were once distant concerns – abstract concepts they did not feel really affected them.
"A number of respected international indices show that democratic quality is deteriorating in most EU member states."
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) trade agreement between the European Union and the United States aimed to liberalise trade by reducing the regulatory barriers for businesses.
Fighting political campaigns in the digital realm is not new; but leading with a digital-first approach is. However, whatever the approach, simple, persuasive narratives are what win votes. A political postcard from the US elections.
Open economies grow faster and have more spread of technology and ideas, but the erosion of public trust and the persistence of economic uncertainty are opening the door to protectionism and isolationism.
Mongolia, a landlocked country sandwiched between Russia and China in central Asia, is transforming from an economy dependent on agriculture and natural resources to one that is rapidly diversifying, attracting overseas investors and businesses as
When BASF wanted to talk with its employees about the 2016 UK Referendum on EU membership, it didn’t want to close the door to future engagement with Leave campaigners, or do harm by adding to a chorus of ‘elite opinion’ that appeared disconnecte