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KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Seth Goldman
Co-Founder and
TeaEO Emeritus

Honest Tea

Join PR News for the Spring Awards Luncheon on March 22, 2017, from 12 - 2:30 p.m., at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., as we salute the winners and honorable mentions of a distinguished circle of those holding the key to best practices in the CSR arena.

Seth Goldman, TeaEO emeritus and co-founder of Honest Tea, will deliver “Harnessing the Power of Business for Change,” an eye-opening keynote on how he grew his company from a small operation in his house into an international brand acclaimed for its corporate social responsibility initiatives. Goldman will share how to make your brand synonymous with doing good like he has done with Honest Tea, weaving messaging around the company's core values of healthy drinks, sustainability, Fair Trade ingredients and organic farming.

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Sponsored by:

3BL Media     Aflac Logo-MASTER

PR News will also honor the finalists for the Nonprofit PR Awards alongside the CSR Awards winners, CSR Hall of Fame inductees and honorable mentions.

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Location:
National Press Club
529 14th Street, 13th Floor
Washington, D.C., USA 20045

Traveling to D.C. for the luncheon? Here is a list of hotels near the National Press Club.

Need help registering? Contact Mary-Lou French at mfrench@accessintel.com.

AWARDS CO-PRESENTERS


Catherine Hernandez Blades
Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications
Aflac

Anne Cowan
CCO
Cable & Telecomm. Assoc. for Marketing (CTAM)

Annie Rosenthal
Senior Producer and Community Manager, +Social Good
United Nations Foundation

Garnette Sherry
Media Consultant
3BL Media

This must-attend industry event will honor the top CSR campaigns of the year, the smartest communications initiatives and the people behind them. Don't forget to reserve your congratulatory ad in the Spring Awards Luncheon Event Program Guide! For more information regarding placing an ad, please contact Amy Jefferies at AJefferies@accessintel.com or 301-354-1699.

PR News will hold a Video Workshop, which will take place the morning of the Spring Awards Luncheon on March 22, 2017. This half-day, interactive event will help you craft compelling, measurable video campaigns to drive audience engagement across all of your brand’s channels. Full-day packages are available when you register for the half-day workshop and Spring Awards Luncheon.

PRICING Per Person Rate Group Rate
Awards Luncheon Ticket $575 -
Awards Luncheon Table of 10 $5,999 -
Awards Luncheon Vendor Rate $999 -
Awards Luncheon & Video Workshop $1,125 $1,075


Why Should I Book a Table?

By reserving a table at PR News' Spring Awards Luncheon, you will ensure that your team will be able to sit together with priority seating at the front of the room. Seating at the luncheon is first come, first serve only without table reservations, so by securing a table your team will bypass the line and snag the best seats in the house. Reserve your table of 10 today! 

For more information, please contact Client Services at clientservices@accessintel.com.

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CSR Awards Finalists

CSR Hall of Fame Inductees

  • Food Lion – Food Lion Feeds
  • IKEA – People & Planet
  • Michelin - Partnership with FIA for Beyond the Driving Test
  • PNC Financial Services Group – Grow Up Great

Agency CSR A-List

  • APCO Worldwide
  • Burson-Marsteller
  • Cone Communications
  • FleishmanHillard
  • G&S Business Communications
  • Havas PR North America
  • Nebo Agency
  • RF|Binder
  • The Siren Agency
  • VOX Global
  • Weber Shandwick

Corporation (<25,000 employees)

  • Aflac
  • Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
  • Flowserve Corporation
  • GOJO Industries
  • Pioneer Services
  • PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies
  • USANA Health Sciences

Corporations (>25,000 employee)

  • Food Lion
  • ManpowerGroup
  • Oracle
  • Speedway LLC

CSR Professional of the Year

  • Nikos Avlonas, Centre for Sustainability and Excellence
  • Nicole Koharik, GOJO Industries
  • Jane Madden, Burson-Marsteller
  • Aaron Sherinian, United Nations Foundation

Annual Report

  • American Cleaning Institute
  • Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc.
  • The Clorox Company
  • FINCA International
  • Food Lion
  • iHeartMedia
  • The Lifetime Healthcare Companies
  • Martin Brower
  • USANA Health Sciences

Blog

  • Arrow Electronics
  • Causecast
  • Cone Communications

Cause Branding Campaign

  • Amway - The Power of 5 Million Nutrilite Little Bits
  • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store - Operation Rocker: Cracker Barrel’s Summer Salute to Military Families
  • Creation - Pizza Hut Changes The Story with Pizza Hut: The Literacy Project
  • Jersey Mike's Subs - Month of Giving
  • M Booth - That Ship Hasn’t Sailed: Carnival Cruise Line’s Honor. Family. Fun.
  • MetLife - Multipliers of Prosperity
  • PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies - Sports Advocacy Campaign
  • SPN Communications - KFC Footbattle: International Youth Festival of Active Lifestyle Season 2016

Community Affairs

  • Ascension - Your Move: Ascension Empowers Ferguson Youth Through Chess
  • Aurora Health Care - Better Together Fund
  • Burson-Marsteller and BVK - CITGO Caring for Our Coast
  • Food Lion Feeds - Year Two
  • Honeywell - Hometown Solutions & Operation USA - Ngolos Elementary School
  • Honeywell - Hometown Solutions & Safe Water Network India - Telangana
  • Mastercard - Girls4Tech

Corporate-Community Partnership

  • CA Technologies - Guppy Tank
  • Cambia Health Solutions - Harnessing Employee Volunteerism Power for Global Health Care Change
  • CBS EcoMedia - Team8 Tour: Building Healthy Communities
  • Discovery Education and Pepco Holdings - Pepco STEM Club
  • Food Lion - The "Feedys" Awards: Feeding Our Community by Empowering Our Food Banks
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Curious World Tour
  • JetBlue - Imaginations Take Flight with JetBlue’s Soar with Reading Initiative
  • Ketchum - H&R Block: I Was a Teenage Budget Hero
  • Mastercard - Girls4Tech
  • PPG - COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Program
  • Takeda Oncology - Music 2 Fight Myeloma
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals - Corporate Sponsorship: Teva/Direct Relief

CSR on a Shoestring

  • IAC Applications
  • Rainier Brewing Company - Rainier Beer Gives Back and Taps Heritage with Tabs for Trees
  • USI Insurance Services
  • Workiva Inc. - July 2016 Sustainability Report

Diversity Communications

  • 4A’s with Havas PR North America - The 4A’s: An Industry Under Fire Comes Out Swinging
  • Anthem Foundation - Increasing Bystander CPR Among Latino Millennials
  • Cisco’s commitment to making the world a better place
  • Food Lion - Supporting Our CIAA Schools Through Feeding Our Communities

Employee Relations

  • Bacardi Limited - No Straws Pledge
  • Food Lion Feeds - The Great Pantry Makeover II
  • Golden State Foods Associates Catch the Make a Wave Campaign
  • Hill+Knowlton Strategies and Banfield Pet Hospital - Pet-Friendly Workplace PAWrometer
  • MSLGROUP for The Home Depot Foundation - Celebration of Service: An Army of Associates Creates Independence at Home for U.S. Veterans

Environmental Stewardship

  • Cohn & Wolfe for Tom's of Maine - The #LessWasteChallenge
  • Hilton - Department of Energy SWAP Program
  • JetBlue - Business Social Environmental Responsibility Report
  • JetBlue - Leadership in Sustainability
  • The Metropolitan Water District - Leaders in Environmental Stewardship: Outreach Campaign
  • Rainier Brewing Company - Rainier Beer Gives Back and Taps Heritage with Tabs for Trees
  • Verde Brand Communications for KEEN Footwear - Live Monumental Campaign

Event: CSR/Green Focus

  • Burson-Marsteller and BVK - CITGO Caring for Our Coast
  • ESPN - Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards
  • Extended Stay America - Hotel Keys of Hope Cancer Survivors Reunion
  • Food Lion - The "Feedys" Awards: Feeding Our Community by Empowering Our Food Banks
  • Havas PR - An Education Summit to Address Arizona’s Teacher Crisis: Let’s Talk Ed
  • Mary Kay Inc. - Global Day of Beauty 2016

Green PR Campaign

  • Cohn & Wolfe for Tom's of Maine - The #LessWasteChallenge
  • Dallas Fort Worth International Airport - Sustainability, Transformed: DFW Airport Leads the World
  • Klean Kanteen - #BringYourOwn Campaign

Media Relations

  • Anthem Foundation - Ranking Our Healthiest Cities with the American Fitness Index
  • Cigna - Away from Blame: Cigna’s Initiative to Fight the U.S. Opioid Epidemic
  • Havas PR - Earth To Paris: A Global Movement for Bold Planet Action
  • JetBlue - Imaginations Take Flight with JetBlue’s Soar with Reading Initiative
  • MSLGROUP - #FreeToWalk For The Allstate Foundation Purple Purse
  • MSLGROUP for The Home Depot Foundation - Celebration of Service: Creating Independence at Home for U.S. Veterans
  • RF|Binder - CVS Health Kicks Butts in Partnership with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
  • Vodafone - #BeStrong Anti-bullying Emojis

Corporate-Nonprofit Partnership

  • Anthem Foundation - Combatting Childhood Obesity with a Triple Play
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York - Fitness at Canalside
  • CBS EcoMedia - Ending illiteracy in America
  • International Paper - Forestland Stewards
  • IRPC Public Company limited - From Bench To Community
  • MetLife - Dream, Save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Families
  • Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, Takeda Oncology and CURE Magazine - Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma
  • The Val Skinner Foundation, LIFE Center at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, The Rutgers School of Public Health and Discovery Education - Decoding Cancer
  • Viacom - Witness the Power of Story

Philanthropy Communications

  • Food Lion Feeds - The Great Pantry Makeover II
  • Havas PR - #GivingTuesday: The Day the World Gave Back
  • Hyundai Motor America & APCO Worldwide - Hyundai Hope On Wheels, Every Handprint Tells a Story
  • RF|Binder - Muscular Dystrophy Association asks Americans to Defy the Impossible and “Live Unlimited”

ProBono Campaign

  • Publicis Groupe Égalité - Prep4Love Chicago

Product Design/Redesign

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific - TSX400 Ultra Low Temperature Freezer Launch
  • Zappos - THINK - #ImNotABox Campaign

Recycling Program

  • Dell, PPR Worldwide and BWR host NYC Tech Takeback with Adrian Grenier in honor of America Recycles Day
  • Hilton - Soap Recycling
  • Zappos - THINK - #ImNotABox Campaign

Social Good

  • Amway - The Power of 5 Million Nutrilite Little Bits
  • Bacardi Limited - No Straws Pledge
  • Creation - Pizza Hut Changes The Story With Pizza Hut: The Literacy Project
  • Dell, PPR Worldwide and BWR Appoint Adrian Grenier as Dell’s First-Ever Social Good Advocate
  • Discovery Education
  • Food Lion Feeds - The Great Pantry Makeover II
  • Food Lion Feeds - Year Two
  • JetBlue - Imaginations Take Flight with JetBlue’s Soar with Reading Initiative
  • Nobel Ilac - Pink Toilet Project
  • PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies - Cebuana Lhuillier Disaster Resilience Campaign
  • PwC - Earn Your Future Dee-1 Campaign
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals - Community Partnership Program
  • WWE - WWE & The V Foundation for Cancer Research- Connor’s Cure Campaign

Social Media Campaign

  • CBS EcoMedia - Charity Champions League: The Competition for Social Good
  • CIT - Foodortunity
  • Food Lion Feeds - The Great Pantry Makeover II
  • Largemouth Communications - Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America
  • MSLGROUP for The Home Depot Foundation - Celebration of Service: #ServiceSelfies Create Independence at Home for U.S. Veterans
  • Vodafone - #BeStrong Anti-bullying Emojis
  • Weber Shandwick - M&M’S #MakeMLaugh For Red Nose Day
  • Workiva Inc. - July 2016 Sustainability Report

Social Media Communications

  • Food Lion Feeds - The Great Pantry Makeover II
  • Hyundai Motor America & APCO Worldwide - Hyundai Hope On Wheels, Every Handprint Tells a Story
  • The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Engineering a Marvel: A Collection of Diverse Voices

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Bacardi Limited - No Straws Pledge
  • Delta Air Lines - The Hearts for Brussels Campaign

Sustainability/CSR Report

  • Ameren Corporation
  • Axalta Coating Systems
  • Comcast NBCUniversal - 2016 CSR Report
  • Cone Communications - TARGET Corporate Social Responsibility Report
  • GOJO Industries
  • Hormel Foods
  • Jackson Family Wines
  • Lockheed Martin

Video Initiatives

  • Cone Communications - Communicating an Innovative Approach to Sustainability through Film: Kombit - The Cooperative
  • Creation - Pizza Hut Changes The Story First Book: The Literacy Project
  • Discovery Education and Toyota - TeenDrive365 Video Challenge
  • Food Lion Feeds - The Great Pantry Makeover II
  • RF|Binder - Insight Dialogues presented by The Rockefeller Foundation
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific - Give Us Hope

Volunteer Program

  • Anthem Associate Giving Program - Building Healthy Communities
  • AOL - Monster Help Day
  • Cambia Health Solutions - Harnessing Employee Volunteer Power for Global Health Care Change
  • Discover Financial Services - Discover Cares: Using Expertise to Drive Volunteerism
  • Hilton - Global Month of Service
  • Mastercard - Girls4Tech
  • Pizza Hut - Life Unboxed Volunteers
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals - Teva Tov
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific - STEM Education Program

Workplace Innovation

  • Cone Communications - Making Community Possible at U.S. Bank
  • Mastercard - Girls4Tech
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals - Teva Tov