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Horizon Research

Lighting the way for 15 years

At Black Sun we have been studying the power of communications in changing behavior, increasing transparency and improving engagement between businesses and their key stakeholders since 2005.

What began as a survey of corporate reporting trends of the FTSE 100 has evolved into an assessment of the role that strategic storytelling has to play in helping organisations around the world build vital trust and communicate their value creation story across multiple channels – whether it is helping capture the ‘spirit’ of regulation in their reporting, creating a corporate website which reinforces purpose, inspiring people via social media, or engaging wider stakeholders on sustainability.

Our research, insights and market engagement provides clear direction for our clients, equipping them with practical, but powerful advice to guide them forward and realise their ambition.

After 15 years we remain passionate in our pursuit of what’s next, and we look forward to taking our clients beyond the next horizon.


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Our 15th annual analysis of FTSE100 reporting, ‘Rewiring the Ecosystem for Resilience’ – calls for organsiations to rethink and rewire to rebuild the trust of their stakeholders and prosper over the long term. Stay up-to-date for insights, webinars, podcasts that explore beyond the next horizon.


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Explore our 2019 Horizon Series Research