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2013 CSR Awards: Stakeholder Engagement

February 11th, 2013 by

Winner: Toronto Hydro Corporation – Going Beyond CR Reporting: A Commitment to Stakeholders In the past, Toronto Hydro Corporation, the electric utility that serves customers within the greater Toronto area, had recognized corporate responsibility as… Continued

4 Tips to Leverage a Booming LinkedIn

February 11th, 2013 by

The professional social network has tripled its stock price since going public in 2011, meaning PR pros should "take stock" in how to best put LinkedIn to use.

2013 CSR Awards: Twitter Communications

February 11th, 2013 by

Winner: The Ritz-Carlton — The Ritz-Carlton Community Footprints, @RitzCarltonCSR The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company’s social responsibility program, Community Footprints, is part of the company culture and DNA. The goal of the @RitzCarltonCSR account is simple: it… Continued

2013 CSR Awards: Social Media Campaign

February 11th, 2013 by

Winner: Cohn & Wolfe – Audubon and Toyota’s Exit the Highway For most people, "National Audubon Society" conjures images of bluejays, owls and sparrows. Cars? Not so much. So when Audubon and Toyota asked for Cohn… Continued

For the PR Field, the Post-‘Client’ Era Hasn’t Begun Just Yet

February 8th, 2013 by

56% of respondents disagreed that PR marketing agencies would benefit by eliminating the term "client" from their vernacular.

CBS’ Grammy Ban on Lapel Pins Sends the Wrong Message

February 8th, 2013 by

By forbidding lapel pins or accessories that display organized causes, charities may suffer.

The Quick Lowdown on PR Measurement From Hall-of-Famer Don Stacks

February 7th, 2013 by

Don Stacks, director of the public relations program at the University of Miami’s School of Communication, still likes to correct the thinking that PR can’t be measured.

Six Tips to Mind Your Manners in the Workplace

February 7th, 2013 by

Beth Haiken, VP of corporate citizenship and communications at Waypoint Homes, provides her six-point Princess Manifesto to stave off rudeness in the workplace.

Editor’s Pick: Video of the Week (2/7)

February 7th, 2013 by

This New York Times video explains some low maintenance video apps that are designed to turn your smartphone’s library into short films.

Crisis Lessons Between a 30 Rock and a Hard Place

February 7th, 2013 by

Stephanie Scott, social media specialist for American airlines, provides four lessons learned from the Alec Baldwin Words With Friends tweeting incident.