Pret a Manger appoints Tovera

London, 07 December 2018: Tovera Consulting (Tovera) has been appointed to lead a programme of research and insight development for Pret a Manger (Pret) to inform its engagement with stakeholders. Tovera will be working closely with Headland who have been appointed to advise on Pret’s corporate communications and public affairs. Part of the brief for […]

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reputation measurement

Tovera Insight: Reputation Measurement

During our work advising clients on how to build strong corporate brands and reputations we’re often asked about how companies should measure reputation. The same questions arise so we thought it useful to share our view in this Tovera Insight blog post. In summary, if you are considering measuring your company’s reputation, be sure you […]

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CEOs beware!

When companies suffer reputation damage, what becomes of the CEO? And what can CEOs learn? Companies spend significant sums on understanding, building and protecting corporate brand and reputation but what of the CEOs leading these companies? Evidence suggests that corporate and CEO reputations are intrinsically linked but CEOs don’t always enjoy the same level of […]

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Fashion: this season’s reputation risk

The list of sectors being scrutinised for their practices grows by the day. Following hot on the heels of Banking and Financial Services; Food and Drink and Energy, Fashion is the latest sector drawn in to the spotlight and challenged on the way business is conducted. This is following recent publication of the House of […]

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Brand Reputation

Brands are relative, reputations are absolute

Here at Tovera we continue to think about why corporate brand is different from corporate reputation. I am struck by how brands declare themselves in terms of providing their benefits without harm, without doing damage, as Google might say, “not being evil”. The “extracting the negative” approach. Clearly this is because the brand is – […]

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CEO Reputation

CEO Reputation – how to survive a crisis

Companies mostly recover from reputation crises, CEOs rarely do. If you are a CEO or part of the executive team at a company, and you value your job and your personal reputation, then you would be wise to take an active interest in your company’s reputation. Looking back over major reputation crises a consistent picture […]

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Kraft / Unilever – a story of two reputations

There’s a headline in the Telegraph today that just about sums up the collective response to Kraft’s proposed (and now withdrawn) takeover of Unilever. It reads ‘Kraft Heinz: how to lose a deal and irritate everyone’. From a reputation perspective, the moment I read about Kraft’s proposal, I thought, ‘what on earth are they thinking? This […]

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