About Us

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

This is exactly what APCO delivers for our clients.

Over 35 years strong.

APCO Worldwide is an advisory and advocacy communications consultancy helping leading public and private sector organizations navigate the challenges of today, act with agility, anticipate social risk, and build organizational reputations, relationships and solutions to succeed. APCO is an independent and majority women-owned business.

Most importantly, we are a trusted partner to our clients. We help them anticipate, plan, execute and secure their futures through our in-depth expertise, astute counsel and creative strategies. Click on the video to the right or here to learn more about our history.


Our mission & values

In a rapidly evolving global context 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. Learn more about these ideals and our business practices.


Who we work for

Our 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 and CEOs. We meet the evolving needs of executives and their teams in communications, public affairs, government relations, legal, risk, organizational transformation, international relations, corporate responsibility 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 staff based in more than 30 markets around the world, and our work goes far beyond lines on maps. Explore our locations and contact us here.


Our people

As an independent, 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 wide range of professional experience and sector expertise to meet our clients’ most significant opportunities and toughest challenges. 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 cover our clients’ needs wherever they are.

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