CIPR launches ESG Panel with online event series

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) launches its new ESG Panel today with a series of events to support PR professionals in identifying and promoting their roles and responsibilities on environmental, social, and governance issues. 

The ESG Panel brings together specialists to support the profession with its understanding of ESG, to articulate and reinforce the role of public relations in shaping and delivering their organisation and client ESG agendas, and to build a network for information sharing and engagement. 

The Panel has been set up by Suzy Giles MCIPR (Chair), Claire Mason MCIPR, and Duncan Sparke MCIPR. 


What is ESG? 

Thursday 30 March 1-2pm BST 
Dr Deborah Binks-Moore MCIPR, C-suite Corporate Relations Director, Non - Executive Director, Board adviser and trustee 
Graham Lloyd, Director of Strategy, Performance & Sustainability at Nationwide Building Society 
James Rowlands MCIPR, Senior Policy and Public Affairs Manager at Nationwide Building Society 

What’s next for ESG? 

Thursday 20 April 1-2pm BST 
Quentin Langley, Career and Communications Coach and Senior Consultant, C4CS 
Gihan Hyde, CEO & Founder of CommUnique 
Matt Peacock, Senior Partner, Blurred 
Suzy Giles, Associate Partner ESG Communications, ERM 

ESG – What’s the role of the communicator? 

Thursday 11 May 1-2pm BST 
Speakers tbc. 

What is greenwashing and how can you avoid it? 

Thursday 8 June 1-2pm BST 
Speakers tbc.

Suzy Giles, ESG Panel Chair

ESG is at the top of the agenda for organisations and businesses across the globe. Understanding the role for PR professionals is key to successful delivery. These are complicated topics that will have a significant impact on an organisation’s reputation. 

The CIPR’s ESG Panel of experts is here to help PR professionals get to grips with the basic and will provide practical support in how to shape, communicate and deliver an ESG strategy for your organisations. We have a full plan of activities starting with this series of events. Whether this is a completely new area for you or a subject you have experience in, these events will be informative, useful and thought-provoking. I hope you’ll be able to join us.

Suzy Giles, ESG Panel Chair

Find out more about the CIPR’s ESG Panel online.  


About the Chartered Institute of Public Relations

Founded in 1948, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is the world's only Royal Chartered professional body for public relations practitioners with nearly 10,000 members.

The CIPR advances professionalism in public relations by making its members accountable to their employers and the public through a code of conduct and searchable public register, setting standards through training, qualifications, awards and the production of best practice and skills guidance, facilitating Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and awarding Chartered Public Relations Practitioner status (Chart.PR).