Brand Licensing Europe unveils the Kelvyn Gardner License This! Competition and Colour for Kelvyn tribute

Brand Licensing Europe has renamed its popular License This! Competition to Kelvyn Gardner License This! Competition in tribute to the long-serving licensing industry expert and friend, Kelvyn Gardner.

DESIGN
HarperCollins joins Wastebuster's Recycle to Read

HarperCollins is putting its weight behind Recycle to Read, to supply books as rewards to participating schools.

PUBLISHING
Products of Change spotlights sustainability at BLE 2021

Products of Change is going big. Really big. And it will be doing so at this year's Brand Licensing Europe with a major new activation.

EDUCATION
Global growth for POC as ambassador line-up expands

Products of Change is growing its global reach, with the appointments of Andrea Green and Brenda Seto, to head up POC’s North American movement.

EDUCATION
Products of Change appoints newly created role of Editor and Community Manager

Well respected industry executive, Robert Hutchins has joined Products of Change, taking up the newly created role of Editor and Community Manager.

NETWORKING
The Lego Foundation and Kirkbi announce £11.5m grand to support vulnerable children in Haiti and Afghanistan

The new grant from the Lego Foundation and Kirkbi will support UNICEF, UNHCR – the UN Refugee Agency and Education Cannot Wait (ECW).

TOYS
License This! Competition winners announced by Licensing Expo Virtual

The first awards at Licensing Expo were announced last week at the virtual event across three categories.

EDUCATION
Products of Change member, Russell Dever, passes away

The vivacious and engaging founder of licensing agency, Those Licensing People, Russell Dever (aged 62), passed away on 11 August having sadly taken his own life after a long battle with depression.

NETWORKING
IPCC publishes its sixth assessment report

The report, which runs to thousands of pages, holds a stark warning about climate change and the future of our planet, based on 14,000 studies and written by over 200 authors.

RESEARCH
Date confirmed for next PoC Net Zero meeting

The next PoC Net Zero meeting will take place on Wednesday 15 September at 11.30am.

EDUCATION