As a brand storytelling consultant, I help impact-focused companies, organisations and individuals communicate the change they bring the world.
Here is a small handful of the projects I’ve recently worked on, by myself or with the K-Tiv freelance collective:
The Better Together Award is an international competition seeking out collaborative innovations solving local climate challenges, and making these successful partnerships between start-ups, SMEs or NGOs and local governments visible to the world. Along with my freelance design collaborators at K-Tiv, we designed a visual identity from scratch, created a matching website and developed content aimed at convincing collaborative climate innovators to apply.
We also shaped both the content and appearance of the accompanying trend report ‘Collaborative Innovation for Urban Climate Futures’, which was released in the award’s final stage, at the ICCA 2019 International Conference on Climate Action in Heidelberg.
Sustainability Report 2018 Weinrich Chocolate
K-Tiv worked with the pioneering Fairtrade chocolate makers Weinrich Chocolate (Ludwig Weinrich GmbH & Co. KG) to create their first sustainability report. It tells the story of this fourth-generation family business, one which has been a progressive player in the chocolate industry for more than 120 years, and looks to drive the transition to a chocolate industry that is fair for all (and create the highest-quality chocolate). We worked closely with Weinrich staff to develop the storyline and content in German and English, carried out on-site photography and designed the report to completion, including custom illustrations and printing.
The Impact Report 2018 was a fascinating collaboration between K-Tiv and the communications team of the Impact Hub Global network. This globally-connected network of 100+ purpose-driven innovation ecosystems had never had the chance to tell the full story of exactly what impact it’s had in enabling entrepreneurs with social and environmental goals.
Alongside my graphic design and journalist colleagues, I worked closely with their comms team (as well as selected Impact Hub members and executive staff) in uncovering inspiring stories of change, piecing together a founding story spanning 13 years, setting these and other stories within a cohesive narrative, and editing the report to completion.
You can read the full report here.
These are just a few examples and there’s plenty more happening behind the scenes. If you happen to need assistance on any similar projects or have something unique in mind, feel free to get in touch via my contact page.