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About Us

Activism. Disruption. Scrutiny. Expectations. Purpose. Progress. These are just some of today’s forces accelerating the pace of change. Thriving among them in a global environment requires distinctive thinking and understanding, diversity of perspective, depth of expertise, an intimate appreciation of stakeholders and a nuanced, yet fact-based approach.

This is exactly what APCO delivers worldwide for our clients.

Going strong since 1984


APCO Worldwide is an advisory and advocacy communications consultancy helping leading public and private sector organizations be catalysts for progress by navigating the challenges of today, acting with agility, anticipating social risk and building organizational reputations, relationships and solutions to succeed. APCO is proudly an independent and majority women-owned business.

Most importantly, we are a trusted partner to our clients, who hire us to help them anticipate, plan, execute and secure their futures through our robust global expertise and astute advisory counsel; creative and impactful advocacy programs; and purposeful and effective communications. Click on the video to the right or here to learn more about our history.


Our mission & values

In a rapidly evolving global context, rising expectations for organizations and a time of transformational change, APCO strives to add value to our clients’ enterprises and benefit society. We enable clients to achieve their objectives through insightful counsel, compelling narratives and creative solutions. The values we share reflect our commitment to our people and our clients and we aspire to meet the highest business standards in our industry. Learn more about our business practices.


Who we work for

Our decades of expertise and integrated approach enable us to provide a full range of services, across industry sectors and global markets, allowing us to offer effective counsel and programs for boards of directors, CEOs and other C-suite leaders on their most pressing political, social and business opportunities and challenges. We meet the evolving needs of executives and their teams and provide them a path of progress in communications, public affairs, government relations, legal, risk, organizational transformation, international relations, social impact and brand marketing. Learn more about what we do.


Our work transcends borders

In addition to our more than 35 years of experience, the reach of APCO’s team allows us to meet client challenges across the globe. We have more than 30 offices around the world, with our work reaching more than 80 markets and going far beyond lines on maps. Explore our locations and contact us here.


Our people

As an independent, majority-women owned and employee-owned business, APCO has the freedom to invest in and assemble the very best team for each of our clients, regardless of geography. Our firm is comprised of talented people from diverse backgrounds who bring a deep understanding of markets and issues, a wide range of professional experiences and sector expertise to meet our clients’ most significant opportunities and toughest challenges, all while helping them catalyze progress. The expertise of our corporate leadership, the experience and resources of APCO’s International Advisory Council and our more than 800 colleagues around the world—who share a workplace culture with no barriers to exchanging ideas and talent—help us fulfill our clients’ needs wherever they are.

Interested in joining us? Learn more about careers at APCO.