Maitland/AMO launches new integrated sustainability practice

by Neil Bennett | 4th February 2020

(London): Maitland/AMO, one of Europe’s leading financial, corporate and political communications consultancies, is pleased to launch a new integrated sustainability practice, Maitland/AMO Sustain. The practice will help organisations tackle some of the biggest environmental, social and governance issues of our time, including financing the decarbonisation of the global economy, mitigating climate change and addressing social inequalities.

For nearly a decade Maitland/AMO has been advising businesses, policymakers and non-profit organisations on environmental issues under the brand of Maitland/AMO Green. However, in response to growing client demand, and in recognition of the evolving sustainability landscape, Maitland/AMO Sustain has expanded its offering to provide clients with a full spectrum of integrated communications and strategic advice.

Maitland/AMO Sustain, led by Associate Partner Zara de Belder, now covers five core pillars within sustainability: strategy development, corporate communications, governance and investor relations, public affairs and digital design. The practice has a roster of clients across a variety of sectors, including financial services, renewable energy and retail and consumer goods.

Commenting, Neil Bennett, Chief Executive of Maitland/AMO said: “Over the last decade, the sustainability landscape has evolved dramatically and is now considered a boardroom priority. Companies need to ensure sustainability is embedded within their strategy, culture and values. Launching Maitland/AMO Sustain is an important milestone for Maitland/AMO as we look to help businesses communicate their corporate purpose authentically.”

Zara de Belder, Associate Partner and Head of Maitland/AMO Sustain, added: “With a fresh identity and a new philosophy, Maitland/AMO Sustain is uniquely placed to help companies develop and communicate their sustainability strategy. I look forward to supporting organisations as they embark on their journey to building a more sustainable future.”

At the start of the year, Maitland/AMO also announced that Cicero Group joined AMO, the global strategic advisory network, to accelerate the next stage in its growth plans.

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About Maitland/AMO

Maitland/AMO is one of Europe’s leading financial, corporate and political communications consultancies. We provide trusted advice to address the communications needs of some of the world’s finest companies. We are experts in the workings of financial markets, the media, governments and regulators. For the six months to 30 June 2018 we are ranked Number #1 by MergerMarket for our M&A advisory work, according to both deal number and deal value metric

About AMO

AMO is the leading global partnership of corporate and financial communications consultancies. Our best-in-class approach brings together local market leaders with unrivalled knowledge of stakeholder perceptions, financial markets and cross-border transactions in the key financial centers of Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Providing sophisticated communications counsel for reputation management, M&A and capital market transactions, media relations, investor relations and corporate crises, our partners have established relationships with many S&P 500, FTSE 100, SMI, CAC 40 and IBEX 35 companies.

AMO brings a highly experienced international team that can advise clients conducting mission-critical projects on a global scale. Our integrated execution allows us to seamlessly service our clients across a multitude of jurisdictions and a range of corporate and financial communications mandates.

AMO is backed by Havas, one of the world’s largest global communications groups, founded in 1835 in Paris.

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Eighteen years as an editor, columnist, broadcaster and journalist, including seven as the award-winning City Editor of the Sunday Telegraph

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