The Global Teacher Prize

The US$1 million Global Teacher Prize, widely referred to as the Nobel Prize for teaching, is the largest prize of its kind and was set up to recognize one exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession. The prize, launched by the Varkey Foundation, was set up to shine a spotlight on the important role teachers play in society. By unearthing thousands of ...

Tata Consultancy Services

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is part of the Tata Group, India's largest industrial conglomerate. TCS is an IT services, business solutions and outsourcing organisation which has over 140,000 of the world's best trained IT consultants in 42 countries, including over 4,000 in the UK. Apollo was hired by TCS for a 12 month PR campaign to raise its profile within the UK public sector. We focussed on ...

UK Department for International Trade

UK Department for International Trade (DIT), formerly known as UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), is the Government department that helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. They also help overseas companies bring their high quality investment to the UK economy. DIT offers expertise and contacts through its extensive network of specialists in the UK, and in British embassies and other ...

Lloyds Register

The Lloyd's Register Group provides independent assurance to companies operating high-risk, capital-intensive assets in the energy and transportation sectors. It works to enhance the safety of life, property and the environment by helping its clients to achieve high technical standards of design, manufacture, construction, maintenance, operation and performance. It was founded in 1760 to survey ...

RSK

RSK is one of Europe's leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancies. Since 1989, RSK Group has been helping organisations across the world realise their business goals efficiently, cost-effectively and with the minimum of environmental and social impact. Apollo has been working for RSK Group as part of a campaign to raise their visibility among the financial community. The first output of ...

Firstsource Solutions

Firstsource is a leading global provider of customized Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services to the Healthcare, Telecom & Media and Banking & Financial Services industries. Its' clients include Fortune 500, FTSE 100 & Nifty 50 companies. Firstsource has a "rightshore" delivery model with operations in India, Ireland, Philippines, Sri Lanka, UK and U.S. Firstsource has appointed ...

McBains Cooper

McBains Cooper is an international inter-disciplinary property and construction company that has been a fixture on the professional landscape since 1993 following the merger of McBains and Henry Cooper. Their clients range from Battersea power station in London to the national planning department of Columbia. But the Cooper and McBains names have actually been helping shape skylines ...

GEMS Education

GEMS Education is the world's leading education company. It operates or manages 70 schools in 14 different countries and has the privilege of teaching over 140,000 students across the world from over 153 nationalities. With over 14,000 teachers, leaders and education specialists from more than 80 countries, the GEMS Education team is a global group of diverse, talented and passionate ...

John Smith & Son

John Smith and Son is the oldest bookselling company in the English speaking world. Today, John Smith's serves the needs of university students and faculty by delivering compelling, on-site access to course books, software, PCs, laptops and tablets and a range of other goods and services tailored to their student community. Outside of the UK, the John Smith's International Division ...

British Columbia

We work with British Columbia’s trade and investment arm to promote the district’s business advantages in key international and trade media publications. Strategically located at the commercial crossroads between the Asia-Pacific region and North America, British Columbia is Canada's Pacific Rim province. Companies in British Columbia benefit from low taxes, competitive operating costs, ...

The European Council on Foreign Relations

The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) is the first pan-European think-tank. Launched in October 2007, its objective is to conduct research and promote informed debate across Europe on the development of coherent and effective European values based foreign policy. Apollo has provided bespoke communication support to the ECFR since its launch in 2007. We provided the start up support ...

German Marshall Fund

The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) is a nonpartisan American public policy and grantmaking institution dedicated to promoting greater cooperation and understanding between North America and Europe. It does this by supporting individuals and institutions working on transatlantic issues. Founded in 1972 through a gift from Germany as a permanent memorial to Marshall Plan assistance, GMF ...

UK India Business Council

The UK India Business Council (UKIBC) is the premier business led organization backed by the UK Government set up to boost UK India bilateral trade. Its President is Lord Karen Bilimoria and its Chair is the Rt. Hon. Patricia Hewitt. Apollo supports UKIBC with its media relations outreach which includes publicizing events, trade missions, publications and research. We focus on UK national, regional ...

The Commonwealth Business Council

The Commonwealth Business Council (CBC) was set up in 1997 by former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. It acts as a bridge for co-operation between business and government, concentrating efforts to help remove barriers to trade, mobilize investment into Commonwealth countries, promote good practice in corporate governance, and facilitate the engagement of ...

Globe International

GLOBE International was founded in 1989 by legislators from the US Congress, European Parliament, Japanese Diet and the Russian State Duma with the mission to respond to urgent environmental challenges by coordinating national policy measures and through advancement of complimentary legislation. Apollo was hired by Globe International for a 12 month PR campaign to raise its international media ...

The Institute for Strategic Dialogue

The Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) is a London-based thinktank who focus on 'major security and socio-economic challenges'. Apollo worked with the institute on launch of their 'Against Violent Extremism' initiative - an online network for anti-extremist groups to share expertise. Apollo succeeded in ensuring that a potentially sensitive and thorny subject was reported accurately in the ...

Varkey Foundation

The Varkey Foundation believes every child deserves a vibrant, stimulating learning environment that awakens and supports their full potential. They believe nothing is more important to achieving this than the passion and quality of teachers. They support global teaching capacity and seed excellence and innovation in the next generation of educators. The Foundation has ...

Millennium Technology Prize

The Millenium Prize is one of the world's leading technology prizes - and has an august array of past winners including Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web and Professor Shuji Nakamura, inventor of the blue laser. Apollo were appointed by Technology Academy Finland (TAF) as their Global communications agency to publicise the Prize. We ensured that the nomination in 2012 of stem cell ...

Shearman & Sterling (London) LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP is a law firm headquartered in New York City with 20 offices located in major financial centers around the world. They have been advising many of the world's leading corporations and financial institutions, governments and governmental organizations for more than 135 years. They have also advised on some of the world's most notable transactions and matters, representing: ...

Three New Square

Three New Square chambers have practiced in intellectual property law in the United Kingdom for over sixty years. Apollo was hired by Three New Square for a 12 month campaign to publicise its work - via the elite broadsheet press and broadcast outlets - to solicitors and patent attorneys and also to companies active in telecoms, media and technology, and to companies needing to protect well known ...

Anthony Gold Solicitors

Anthony Gold solicitors has over 100 staff in three London locations who are committed to an energetic and supportive approach to providing legal advice. Many of their lawyers are recognised as leading experts in their fields. The breadth of Anthony Gold's practice areas allows them to provide a thorough and cost effective service as their lawyers can use the expertise of other departments, if ...

Buckles Solicitors LLP and Perrins Solicitors LLP

Buckles LLP is one of East Anglia's full-service regional firms with extensive expertise and an established reputation in all aspects of commercial work and private client legal services. Based in Harpenden, Perrins Solicitors LLP was formed in 1997 to serve the needs of the social housing market. They help Housing Associations, Local Authorities, and Commercial Clients across a wide range of legal ...

Global Education & Skills Forum

Widely referred to as “The Davos of Education” the annual Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) in Dubai brings together Heads of State, Education Ministers, social activists, business leaders, education entrepreneurs and NGO heads, to find innovative solutions that are practical and scalable in delivering a high quality education for all. Recent speakers include President Bill Clinton, ...

The Center on International Cooperation

The Center on International Cooperation (CIC), a foreign affairs think tank, at New York University works to enhance international responses to humanitarian crises and global security threats through applied research and direct engagement with multilateral institutions and the wider policy community. CIC is committed to evidence-based policy development and it has an international reputation for ...

The Young Foundation

The Young Foundation brings together insights, innovation and entrepreneurship to meet social needs. They have a track record of over 50 years success with ventures such as the Open University, Which?, the School for Social Entrepreneurs and Healthline (the precursor of NHS Direct). In September 2010, Apollo worked with The Young Foundation to raise the media profile of their report into the ...

Barrow Cadbury Trust

The Barrow Cadbury Trust is an independent, charitable foundation, committed to supporting vulnerable and marginalised people in society.The Trust provides grants to grassroots voluntary and community groups working in deprived communities in Britain and abroad. It also works with researchers, think tanks and government, often in partnership with other grant-makers, seeking to overcome the structural ...

Bertelsmann Siftung Foundation

The Bertelsmann Siftung Foundation is one of Germany’s leading think tanks. In keeping with the fundamental beliefs of its founder, Reinhard Mohn, the Bertelsmann Stiftung sees itself as a driver of social change. It is committed to the values of freedom, competition, solidarity and goodwill. It is a private opertating foundation that invests its budget solely in projects that it conceives, ...

The European Foundation Centre

The European Foundation Centre (EFC) - an umbrella organization that represents non-profit foundations and corporate funders of philanthropic work throughout Europe. Apollo worked with the EFC to write a publication bringing together their experiences of trying to create a diverse workplace. As research for this publication, we interviewed staff members and managers from charities ...

CB Richard Ellis

CB Richard Ellis is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisers, with over 300 offices in over fifty countries. Apollo were approached by them less than a month before they were to launch a major report on the future of the online retail sector in Europe. They were due to present the report at a major conference, and needed it for an imminent media push, but felt that it still ...

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Digital - friend or foe?

13.08.17

As print newspaper sales and associated ad revenues inexorably decline in much of the west, the media industry has for some years put its hope for the future in digital.

Warning for social media companies

08.05.17

Another day, another UK Commons home affairs select committee report, this latest one strongly criticizing social media companies

A splutter at Twitter as ad revenues fall away

27.04.17

News this week that revenue at social media behemoth Twitter had fallen for the first time ever, was a true spill-your-coffee moment.

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Vox

With 120 million monthly uniques, Washington-based news website Vox is a powerful voice in the new media landscape