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Home alone in the office

Despite the home office revolution of recent weeks, it’s too early to speak of the death of the of-fice. In the long run, humans are social beings who need personal contact.

Principal Global Investors entrusts media relations to open up

Principal Global Investors is one of the world’s biggest asset managers, with assets under man-agement of USD 476.4 billion (31 December 2019). Based in Des Moines, Iowa, the US company has had a branch in Switzerland for more than three years. It has entrusted open up with its Swiss media relations.

VanEck entrusts Swiss media relations to open up

In recent months global financial services provider VanEck has more than doubled its offering of exchange traded funds (ETFs) in Switzerland. The New York-based family-run firm, which has assets under management of around USD 51 billion, is further building brand awareness in Switzerland, and has commissioned PR and communications agency open up to take charge of its media relations.

Does AI write better copy?

Machines are making inroads into our lives and turning everything on its head. What about communica-tions, where the interpersonal dimension is apparently so important?

Why look far afield …

At our annual event we and our guests lingered long into a balmy evening at Certo, the Italian restaurant next door. Check out the pictures.

It’s all in the mix

The fact that there’s less and less diversity, both in nature and the media landscape, is worrying. But if you look you’ll find projects that promote and encourage diversity.

In search of perfection

Our 2017 Christmas card took two attempts. Sometimes the right solution – whether it’s a photo, a title, or a content strategy – takes more than one go.