Scientia potentia est or ‘knowledge is power’ is a term often attributed to British philosopher Sir Francis Bacon, although the exact origin of the words in his work is unknown. Regardless, at College Green group we are firm believers that knowledge is indeed power, and ensure that this focus on being as informed as humanly possible is evident in everything we do for our clients.
Campaigning, whether it be for a political party, candidate or single issue campaign, is second nature to the team at College Green Group. We cut our teeth working on globally relevant political campaigns like Vote Leave, and have since run or supported various parties, candidates and single issue campaigns to raise awareness and achieve electoral and legislative goals.
On 15th January 20201, College Green Group achieved ISO 27001 certification, reflecting an ongoing commitment to the highest levels of information security management.
Business and tech focused news sites have been full of stories about data breaches recently including personal data, including credit card information, birth dates and social security numbers.
College Green Group initiative Get Your Jabs polled Britons’ attitudes towards a Covid-19 vaccine just ahead of its national rollout last week
Just before the announcement that the UK’s Medicines Regulator had decided to licence the Pfizer BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine, Get Your Jabs asked YouGov to poll 1,700 people about their attitudes to taking the vaccine.
Inherent in the nature of social media is the ability to share, and in the last five years this has been weaponised more and more, to the extent that it now takes just one rumour and 200 fake identities to destabilise a country or cause a Fortune 500 company’s stock price to drop by 10%.
Organisations and business leaders often make a common mistake when describing their product or mission in the age of modern communications, choosing sales-message-heavy communications as a way to convert sales or affect opinion.
Fact checking the news would have seemed like an entirely alien and unnecessary concept ten years ago, especially in The West, where we take freedom of speech and the integrity of our news organisations for granted.
Last week, our team worked with the All Party Parliamentary Group for Foreign Affairs, to host a webinar discussion entitled China: Threat or Opportunity. College Green Group Campaign Manager John Moss shares his thoughts below.
The question I have been asked most often this week is a simple one, being: “How can my company use what you learned from the US election campaign?”. I have found that there are three main lessons that can be taken from the election itself.
MPs have been working hard for their constituents and businesses throughout the pandemic, sorting out business grants, joining in with deliveries of food and medicines to those who were shielding and generally rolling up their sleeves and getting stuck in across the board, irrespective of party.
Keeping Elections Safe: The Estonian Example Published on July 17th, 2020 for College Green Group. Sophia G. is Head of Research at College Green Group and Resident Blogger covering all sections of the business. Electronic voting, or the use of electronic means to record, process or tally votes is becoming more widespread with almost all …
Why online voting may be a solution to voter apathy among digital natives? Published on June 19th, 2020 for College Green Group. Sophia G. is Head of Research at College Green Group and Resident Blogger covering all sections of the business. Voter apathy is a predominant problem for elections worldwide. With voter turnout decreasing in …
Common myths about online voting Published on July 3rd, 2020 for College Green Group. Sophia G. is Head of Research at College Green Group and Resident Blogger covering all sections of the business. Over the last two decades, online voting technology has evolved dramatically. It has turned into a proven solution that addresses the challenges …
The flaws and benefits of compulsory voting Published on June 5th, 2020 for College Green Group. Sophia G. is Head of Research at College Green Group and Resident Blogger covering all sections of the business. Voter engagement and voter turnout are hot topics in political discussion at the moment. Many democracies have seen a decline …