BOSTON — Version 2.0 Communications has launched a crisis communications practice. The new practice is built to support businesses of all sizes and life stages in crisis communications, from strategic planning and counsel to crisis control and helping restore reputation post crisis.  The process involves cross-functional teams working together to assess and prioritize the types of issues and crises companies are company is likely to face.

NEW YORKThe Worldcom Public Relations Group recently installed its group and regional boards at its annual global meeting in Vienna. Roger Hurni, managing partner Off Madison Ave, Arizona, continued his second term as the group chair role and welcomed his new board during the Vienna meetings. Brad Fishman, partner, Fishman PR, Chicago, will chair Americas region; and Todor Ianev, managing partner Janev & Janev, Sofia, Bulgaria will chair EMEA.

NEW YORK — KWT Global has announced a new podcast, called Brand on Purpose, which uncovers the untold stories behind companies working to serve the greater good. KWT Global Founder and CEO Aaron Kwittken (pictured) created the podcast to talk with senior leaders, entrepreneurs and investors from both well-known and emerging purpose-driven companies about how authentically engaging in social impact initiatives can elevate both brands and the communities they serve.