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Communicating ESG Effectively in Today’s Polarized Environment

January 4, 2024

What does 2024 hold for communicating ESG? IOP’s co-founder Michelle Marks spoke with Reuters on the topic ahead of their Responsible Business event: 

“As companies are reporting and communicating on these topics, it will be more important than ever to tie sustainability and ESG to the business and the way they operate,” says Marks. “Sustainability is not just ‘eco this’ and ‘green that;’ it is actions legitimately helping company performance.”

Download your free copy and read the full whitepaper: https://1.reutersevents.com/LP=36299 

IOP Wins Inc.’s 2023 Best in Business Award 

December 5, 2023

IOP was awarded Inc.’s Best in Business Award in Marketing. Selected from thousands of applicants, only 215 winners were chosen based on unique terms: the foresight, caring, and dedication to prioritize positive impact—on community, in our industry, in the environment, and even on society as a whole. From contributing to local communities, to transforming industries, to making the world a better place, these inspiring companies prove that business can do well and do good. We are honored and among great company.

Groombridge, Wu, Baughman & Stone Wins in 2023 iNova Awards

November 15, 2023

IOP’s website design for Groombridge, Wu, Baughman & Stone won Silver in the 2023 iNova Awards Competition in Excellence for Corporate Websites. With a highly competitive field, the iNova Awards honors professionals who contribute to the process of building image, creating profit, and making a difference in the global marketplace.

See the Groombridge Wu website here.

Seven Clients recognized in the 60th GDUSA American Graphic Design Awards

November 13, 2023

Seven IOP clients were included in the winners, drawn from a large competitive cohort of companies based in the the US. Recognized work included ESG, DE&I, Impact, and Sustainability Reports, Brand Identity and Website Design work for clients including Coke, Hilton, Dominion Energy, and NYU. We are thrilled to continue our award winning streak for our clients.

Climate Communications Panel

November 10, 2023

On November 9th, our own Nicole Loher, moderated a panel and roundtable at the annual Self-Care Learning and Discovery Series hosted by the Self-Care Trailblazer Group and the White Ribbon Alliance. The session explored the intersection of self-care and climate change, with a focus on what’s working in the realm of climate communications, public and private partnerships, and dive into climate-resilience resources. Her key takeaways:

  • Mitigation and adaptation need equal monetary support and general attention to facilitate a just transition.
  • There is no single “catch all” solution to supporting underrepresented communities, yet there is a consensus that underrepresented communities need to be more frequently considered in health-related mitigation and adaption conversations.

IOP Clients Win Big at LACP’s Vision Awards

September 8, 2023

It was another great year for IOP clients as 13 report projects were recognized in the League of America Communication Professional’s Vision Awards. Projects include ESG Reports, Annual Reports and Sustainability Reports. This year we earned 9 spots in the Top 100 Global Reports. Competition was tough for this year’s awards as it drew one of the largest number of submissions ever, with nearly 1000 entries. We are proud to have such a strong showing from our clients: Coca-Cola, Hilton, Stanley Black & Decker, Dominion Energy, Tradeweb, Broadridge, Wintrust, Armstrong, Ciena, and Simon Property Group.  

Sustainability Communications at Zero100’s Forum 2023

March 21, 2023

Nicole Loher, a Sustainability/ESG Content Strategist & Writer at IOP, gave a keynote on the future of sustainability communications at @Zero100’s Forum 2023, an annual gathering of Chief Operating Officers and Chief Supply Chain Officers from the world’s largest companies — all of whom are at the forefront of building the next generation of global supply chains.

Leaving the event, Nicole had a few takeaways:  

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