May

8 tips to organize and facilitate a virtual workshop

Since the beginning of containment, almost all meetings and workshops have been held remotely. At the beginning, this may have required some time to adapt, but now the practice seems to be well established among organizations. So much so that many workshops will probably continue to be held virtually.But what are the basic rules for …

April

Time to measure

Ever since the lockdown has been announced, internal communication managers are looking for the ‘right’ communication. What is the best way to quickly disseminate operational instructions? How to explain to your workers that they will be placed in economic unemployment and that their income will decline? Or on the contrary, that they are working in …

March

akkanto’s virtual advice hub

akkanto’s virtual advice hub – Unusual times call for expert adviceIn line with our company name (accanto means ‘nearby’ in Italian), we want to stay close to our clients and network, even in these social distancing times.Therefore, we opened a virtual helpdesk, through which you can request our advice on your communication challenges during the …

February

Coronavirus: Should my company communicate with its employees?

Coronavirus: Should my company communicate with its employees?There is no longer a day where the media does not report on the progress of Coronavirus in China first, and now in Europe. At the same time, the health authorities, armed with their knowledge of the details of the situation, are working to reassure and maintain calm. …

January

akkanto’s #countdown to 2020

To make the countdown to the new year even more exciting, we gave the floor to one of our experts each day. They looked back at the past year and anticipated possible communication trends for 2020. Public affairsOur public affairs experts, Emily Hoyos and Bjorn Andries, were the first to gaze in a crystal ball. The …

September

Global Journalism: Fifth power or tyranny?

Change or collapse? If there is one sector where the question is posed with acuity, it is the press.   It is in “The Spirit of the Laws” that Montesquieu establishes the famous trilogy of the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government – the three magical powers said to be the ingredients of the antidote …

April

Linking Executive Compensation to Reputation

It’s been said that there’s nothing like motivation to increase both collective and individual performance. And through the lens of reputation management, that means tying the risk and reward of enhanced success to personal performance-based compensation of the executive C-Suite.One of the companies leading the way in this endeavor is Proximus. Proximus is the first …

Reputation: only ‘tailor-made’works

RepTrak 2019: Reputation scores increase worldwide and in BelgiumThe publication of the Reputation Institute’s RepTrak®, the annual ranking of the most renowned companies in the world and in Belgium, of which akkanto is the exclusive partner in Belgium, is the ideal time to take a closer look at the current reputation trends. After a period …

February

Why akkanto supports “Sign for my Future”

At akkanto, we have decided to support the grand coalition unveiled on this Tuesday, February 5th, to call for an ambitious climate policy in Belgium.Commitment to climate issues is part of everyday life at akkanto. At the end of 2016, we signed the Charter on Sustainable Development Goals promoted by The Shift in Belgium. This …

January

The akkanto website gets a new look

Simpler, more user-friendly, more mobile: The akkanto website gets a new look2019 kicks off to a promising start for akkanto! In the past few days, our website has acquired a brand new “look and feel”. Both lively and elegant, this reinvigorated design helps to raise the profile of our agency, while providing an optimum response …