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  • The Future of ESG: Now or Never?

    A few years ago, Environmental, Social and Governance, or ESG, was a trendy hipster investment term; today it is no longer trendy – it’s a corporate necessity. Yet, even though ESG reporting is now commonplace, and required in many jurisdictions, for many people the term is interchangeable with environmental factors, with the social and governance factors tending to get left out.   In short, there is too much ‘E’ and too little ‘S’ and ‘G”...

  • The Future of Asset Management in China

    FleishmanHillard conducted a survey on the views of Chinese investors towards overseas asset managers. As part of that, we looked into Chinese investors’ social media use – and here’s what we found… “Chinese investors’ use of social media channels continued to grow, most notably on WeChat and Weibo. Almost three quarters of those surveyed use WeChat to get corporate information, which demonstrates what an essential communications tool it is for asset managers.” Sign up for...

  • FleishmanHillard China Asset Management Report Shows Chinese Investors Placing High Emphasis on Asset Managers’ ESG Credentials

    HONG KONG, Sept. 1, 2021 – Chinese investors are paying closer attention to foreign asset managers’ environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments and offerings as they look to invest, according to The Future of Asset Management in China 2021 study published today by FleishmanHillard. The report offers insights for global asset managers assessing opportunities in China. It is the third annual China-focused asset management report published by FleishmanHillard and its TRUE Global Intelligence practice, and...

  • AUTHENTICITY GAP: Aligning consumer expectations and experiences

    Why is it so often that what we see and hear from brands, businesses and people jars with what we might feel, experience and believe? They have an authenticity problem, a crisis gap if you will. At FleishmanHillard, we have been studying authenticity since 2012 when we first set out to explore the alignment between consumer expectation and experiences: what we like to call the ‘Authenticity Gap.’ The Authenticity Gap measures the gap between consumer expectations...

  • Shifting Paradigms in Asia for Financial Services and Technology in the Bumpy Road to 2021: What Lies Ahead

    2020 has been a year of disruption, volatility and transformation the world was not prepared for. As we continue to confront ongoing geopolitical tensions amid a prolonged pandemic with no end in sight as yet, the financial services industry has experienced a paradigm shift, with digitalization emerging as a critical driver for sustainable growth. Join our webinar hosted by financial services experts from FleishmanHillard and Omnicom PR Group to discuss emerging topics of interest. Learn...

  • FleishmanHillard Wins Greater China and Healthcare Consultancies of the Year, Client Accolades at PRovoke Asia Pacific SABRE Awards 2020

    FleishmanHillard won Greater China Consultancy of the Year and Healthcare Consultancy of the Year at the 2020 Asia Pacific SABRE Awards, presented by PRovoke Media. Additionally, the global public relations agency earned recognition across three categories for work on behalf of clients, Cisco, Corning Gorilla Glass and TD Ameritrade. Read more...

  • FleishmanHillard Techlash 2020 Report Shows Consumers Want The Tech Industry to Act Now

    FleishmanHillard today released a new research report, Techlash 2020: Why the technology sector needs to lean in now on consumer expectations. It looks at consumer sentiment towards the technology industry in general, with a focus on expectations, trust and responsibility. It covers the US, Canada, U.K., Italy, Germany, China and South Korea. Perhaps not surprisingly, what we found is that consumers want the technology sector to take a long hard look at its policies and...

  • FleishmanHillard China Asset Management Report Shows Investors Need Foreign Firms to Justify Higher Fees

    HONG KONG, Sept. 15, 2020 – Fund managers’ investment performance, brand credibility and online communications are key factors to attract Chinese investors, according to a new report published today by FleishmanHillard. The report, The Future of Asset Management in China 2020, offers insights to global asset managers assessing opportunities in China. It is the second annual China-focused asset management report published by FleishmanHillard, which features analysis drawn from an online survey of mainland Chinese investors’...

  • FleishmanHillard Wins in Four Categories at Marketing Magazine’s PR Awards Hong Kong 2020

    We’re celebrating four exceptional client award wins from Marketing Magazine Group's PR Awards Hong Kong 2020! Read more about our latest honors here: https://fleishmanhillard.com/2020/08/news-and-opinions/fleishmanhillard-wins-in-four-categories-at-marketing-magazines-pr-awards-hong-kong-2020/...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2020 – Day 5 Highlights – HKFIA 2020 Forum

    HKFIA 2020 Forum: Resilience through Change Opening Remarks: Paul Chan, Financial Secretary, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government As we come to the final day of the virtual StartmeupHK Festival, Paul Chan, Financial Secretary, opened the HKFIA Forum. He highlighted the resilience this city has shown while recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic. ‘Thanks to the remarkable determination and laudable cooperation of business, government and the communities at large’. Even though this year has presented...