WATCH: President Mandy Pearse's February video update


In her second monthly update to members, CIPR President Mandy Pearse reflects on our support of Global Ethics Month in “shining a spotlight on ethical practice” throughout February with our series of events, blogs, and #EthicsMatter campaign on social media. Elsewhere, Mandy highlights the Institute's work demonstrating our own social purpose through our partnership with Media Trust and our new 'PR and Parenting in a Pandemic' resource to support working PR professionals.

Mandy reminds members of the CPD deadline at the end of the month and encourages all PR practitioners to celebrate their hard work by showcasing the “best in the business” and entering the 2021 Excellence Awards.

February highlights:  

  • We announced a series of activities in support of February's global #EthicsMatter campaign. More here
  • We signed the UNESCO 'Declaration for Communications Professionals and Researchers for Building a Healthier, Viable and Better World'. More here.
  • We partnered with the Media Trust to support the next generation of “future leaders”. More here
  • We published ‘PR and Parenting in a Pandemic’ - a free for all to download resource aimed at supporting PR practitioners caring for school-aged children. More here.  
  • We launched the latest episode of our quarterly podcast series, ‘Engage’.The episode - ‘Building Resilience’ - reflects on the trials of managing one's wellbeing in the face of personal challenges. More here.  

Keep an eye out for: 

  • The upcoming Excellence Awards Deadlines. Celebrate your hard work by entering our new – free to enter – ‘Best COVID response’ category. More here.
  • More Chartership Assessment dates. More here

Notes to editors

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).