Clarity launches global partner agency network, Clarity Connections. Soft-launched in Q4 2020, Clarity Connections has signed on 30 independent agencies worldwide as members, and has commenced several joint campaigns. Clients are able to access the network’s services through either an always-on model with a hub-and-spoke approach or on an as-needed basis. Clarity says that the launch of the network expands its global reach, with partners on the ground across continental Europe, APAC, the Middle East and Latin America. “Companies are increasingly looking for an agency that can combine global reach and thinking with the adaptability and agility of a nimble, on-the-ground team,” said Clarity global COO Alex MacLaverty. “With Clarity Connections, we are able to provide this to clients, providing best in class services and localized expertise worldwide.”
Greenbrier, a consulting firm with offices in Denver, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., has just published the first issue of Greenbrier magazine. “The magazine dives into the biggest scandals of our time and offers our team's expert insights, perspectives, and best practices on all things crisis communications and management,” said managing editor Georgina Beven. The agency plans to distribute the magazine on an annual basis. Greenbrier is targeted at an audience that includes c-suite and communications execs as well as VC firms that support startup companies. The Messina Group CEO Jim Messina, who ran President Obama’s 2012 re-election and served as deputy chief of staff in the Obama White House, is editor-in-chief of the magazine. For more information or to receive a copy of the magazine, email [email protected].
Silverline Communications, which specializes in cleantech and climate communications, is partnering with the Clean Energy Leadership Institute on fellowship programs operating in Washington, D.C.; San Francisco; New York City and Chicago. The fellowships are focused on developing diverse talent. “To tell the story of this transformational industry, we need to create and nurture the next generation of storytellers,” said Silverline founder and CEO Laura Taylor. “The goal of our partnership with CELI is to develop this expertise throughout the industry.” Over the last six years, CELI has trained over 500 emerging leaders across more than 250 organizations through their Fellowship program and an additional 1,000+ students and professionals through educational programming.