Advocating for ways to improve the human condition is at the heart of what many of our clients do. We collaborate with organizations to help them create small and big campaigns, mobilize partners to help power movements, and move to action those who will ultimately make the changes desired.
Our advocacy services include:
Convening leaders and organizations in one place either on-site or online is an important way to raise visibility and generate excitement for a solution to a problem, new research findings, or the mobilization of a new campaign for change. We have extensive experience organizing, planning and promoting both large and small events on-site or online.
Our event planning services include:
With design, we set out to engage diverse audiences by telling visual stories that spur action and make an impact. We expand the reach of our work by coordinating with our team of digital strategists to reach target audiences through online and social media.
Our design services include:
We have longstanding relationships with leading journalists in the United States and globally, as well as with foreign correspondents around the world. With numerous former journalists on staff, we know what makes news and how to capture journalists’ attention with carefully presented stories.
Our multilingual staff and global network of consultants provide media relations services that include:
Having a set of messages that are clear, concise and compelling are vital to mobilize change. We help our clients craft persuasive messages and communicate them so audiences understand the meaning of their work and why it matters.
Our messaging services include:
We help our partners develop and deliver messages that not only educate policymakers and key advocates about their issues but also inspire them to become champions. We know the issues. We execute creative outreach strategies. We coach our partners through every stage of the process. And we help build long-lasting, impactful relationships.
Our policy engagement services include:
An effective communications strategy is based on knowing what you want to communicate, who you want to reach, and what you want to achieve.
Our strategic communications services include:
In our increasingly “connected” society, we are bombarded by 24-hour news, tweets, texting, status updates and online banter. How can you influence people so they don’t just hear you but are motivated to act? It takes message development and practice to find a voice that truly connects with media, policymakers, peers and the public in a memorable way.
We focus on messaging—what to say and how and when to say it—so that you can educate, secure funding, move policy, and be part of creating social change. We train with personalized and intensive in-person exercises and coaching and also offer sessions by webinar.
Our curriculum options include:
We approach video with the same goal that drives our work company-wide: communicating important information and engaging the right audiences in conversations to advance social change.
We work to craft impactful stories and capture compelling visuals. Whether it is an animated short or a mini-documentary, we produce the stories that empower people to take action.
Our video production services include:
At the core of every organization and successful campaign lies a clear, compelling website that drives audiences to action. We plan, prototype, design and build organized, beautiful websites that work seamlessly across devices to help you grab attention and achieve your communications goals.
Our website development services include:
Many Burness writers were reporters or seasoned freelance writers before joining our staff. We are adept at translating complicated health and science topics into compelling documents that move people and inspire action.
Our writing and content creation services include: