Corporate communications in an environment of shifting sands

In these extraordinary times, the corporate world is being shaken by issues such as AI and ESG, along with a fervent debate over corporate purpose in society. If that was not enough, politics in many of the G20 economies has become unpredictable and consequently, so has the path of the global economy, at least in the medium-term.


This unpredictability has affected corporate deal-making and investments, with US and Hong Kong M&A deal volume and IPOs down in 2019, along with the free-fall of investment into Spain and the UK - to name but a few casualties.

As if CEO’s and CFO’s did not have enough to worry about already...

In this paper, /amo has gathered insights about managing corporate communications in uncertain times from some of our member agencies around the globe, namely:

  •   France - Havas Paris/amo

  •   Germany - Deekeling Arndt/amo

  •   People’s Republic of China and SAR Hong Kong - Porda Havas/amo

  •   The Netherlands - SPJ/amo

  •   Portugal - CV&A

  •   Spain Grupo - Albion

  •   The United Kingdom - Maitland/amo

  •   The United States - Abernathy MacGregor/amo