Corporate social responsibility leaders gathered in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the best CSR campaigns and teams of the last year at PR News’ Spring Awards luncheon on March 22, 2017. CSR Award winners and honorable mentions for campaigns in categories like CSR On a Shoestring, Community Affairs and Social Media were announced at the event, held at D.C.’s National Press Club. PR News also announced the winners and finalists of the 2017 Nonprofit PR Awards.
This is the sixth year we’re including the CSR Hall of Fame as part of PR News’ Spring Awards luncheon, which will be held March 22 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. At the luncheon we’ll also honor the winners and honorable mentions of PR News’ CSR Awards and Nonprofit PR Awards.
Each year, PR News celebrates the communicators, agencies and organizations working to effect positive change in their communities and the world at large at its Spring Awards luncheon, where the winners of the CSR and Nonprofit PR awards will be announced. The Spring Awards luncheon and ceremony will be held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. This year’s CSR Hall of Fame inductees, Agency CSR A-List and winners and honorable mentions will all be celebrated at the luncheon.
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