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About Richard Brownell

Richard Brownell is Content Manager, PR Events at PR News. He has several years' experience in developing and producing online events. Richard is a published author with several titles for young audiences to his credit. He has also written political commentary for several popular websites and his stage plays have been produced in New York and other major cities.

3 Brand Communications Tips for the Heartbleed Security Breach

The Heartbleed bug reminds us of 3 key points to keep in mind when communicating publicly about a data security failure. | MORE »

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CVS’ Cigarette Announcement Advances CSR Through Communications

CVS Caremark’s recent decision to stop selling tobacco products is a great example of how brands can use communications to build awareness of their CSR efforts.  | MORE »

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PR News Announces Winners of 2014 CSR Awards

PR News celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its 2014 CSR Awards on Apr. 7, 2014. Also recognized were this year’s CSR A-List and the latest inductees to the CSR Hall of Fame.  | MORE »

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CSR Awards A-List: RF|Binder

RF|Binder recognizes the importance of incorporating corporate social responsibility into every aspect of a company through fully integrated CSR strategies. Their philosophy is that companies are held accountable not only by their shareholders and investors, … | MORE »

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CSR Awards A-List: Havas PR

Havas PR donated more than $1.3 million in 2013, including $200,000 in cash for charities and the balance in time at a $200-per-hour blended rate. That sweat investment has brought a return of many millions … | MORE »

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CSR Awards A-List: Edelman

Edelman’s Business + Social Purpose practice inspires brands and organizations to change the world by marrying profit and purpose. Through a team of 125 strategy consultants and creative communicators, the practice helps organizations identify and … | MORE »

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CSR Awards A-List: Cone Communications

Cone Communications continues to innovate and lead the Corporate Social Responsibility discipline among agencies. This year, the agency set a new standard for CSR activities. Its new approach to CSR is called Corporate Social Return and … | MORE »

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CSR Awards A-List: APCO Worldwide

As a global consultancy, APCO Worldwide helps clients understand and engage stakeholders to propel their own growth and create value for wider society. For 30 years, APCO has helped ambitious businesses design and execute world-class … | MORE »

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CSR Awards A-List: FleishmanHillard

FleishmanHillard’s CSR practice helps clients seize the opportunities that flow from being a socially engaged and sustainable business. While the agency has been communicating clients’ social, environmental and financial leadership for decades, in 2007, FleishmanHillard … | MORE »

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CSR Awards A-List: MSLGROUP

MSLGROUP’s PurPle service is one of the fasting growing revenue streams in North America for the agency. PurPle was developed and launched at the right moment in the industry, as it was rooted in the … | MORE »

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