Press Release: The Jargon Group Acquires Pelican Communications

The Jargon Group has this morning announced its acquisition of Manchester-based Pelican Communications. Pelican Communications specialises in sustainability and ESG focussed integrated communications campaigns with a client portfolio that includes The British Frozen Food Federation, Ylem Energy and the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Founded in 1998 by Michael Bennett, the agency was recognised as ‘ESG Consultancy of the Year’ in the 2022 PRmoment Awards.

The Jargon Group ( includes a number of market leading agencies including b2b focussed Jargon PR and processing, packaging and industrial automation specialist GloHouse Media. The new partnership will strengthen The Jargon Group, adding ESG capability into the group to advise brands on social and economic issues, responsible governance and brand reputation.

The acquisition extends The Jargon Group’s offering and presence in Manchester, which now includes twelve full time team members based in Manchester’s Media City.

Michael Bennett, Managing Director at Pelican Communications said, “Pelican Communications are incredibly excited to be joining The Jargon Group. Our shared values and commitment to quality of service for every client make this an ideal partnership. Joining The Jargon Group means we can expand the reach of our social impact and brand purpose services globally, working with the agency’s international client base and teams in the US and Dubai.’

Kevin Winfield, Associate Director at Jargon PR said, ‘We’re excited to be welcoming the team at Pelican into the Jargon Group. Every business has a role to play in sustainability, the specialist insight and communications capabilities the team brings will continue to allow us to continue to build world-class content and communications strategy services for our clients.’