Corporate Responsibility

The Success of a CSR Program Rests on Your Employees

October 21st, 2013 by

Most communicators understand why CSR campaigns and corporate giving are important. Furthermore, most are also championing the programs from beginning to end.

Hill+Knowlton created this infographic to coincide with its “Communicating Character” study. According to H+K, character is defined by the interaction between brand reputation and character—a dynamic in which communicators play a crucial role. Hill + Knowlton said that character is what drives 73% of respondents to make purchasing decisions.

Contrast in Crisis Management: How Two Railroad Companies Reacted to Disaster

October 21st, 2013 by

The contrast between the two railway accidents offers an important juxtaposition in how to handle a crisis, and how not to.

PR News Announces Digital PR Awards Finalists

October 21st, 2013 by

Whether it’s new PR channels, such as digital marketing and mobile media, or traditional PR disciplines, including crisis management and media relations, PR News has all the bases covered with its Digital PR Awards. This year’s event will take place at New York’s Grand Hyatt on Nov. 5 (to register, visit www.prnewsonline.com/digital-pr-awards-luncheon2013).

PR News Announces 2013 Platinum PR Award Winners

October 15th, 2013 by

More than 300 communications professionals packed the Manhattan Ballroom in New York’s Grand Hyatt on Oct. 15, 2013 to celebrate the winners and honorable mentions of PR News’ Platinum PR Awards.

2013 Platinum PR Awards: Public Affairs

October 15th, 2013 by

Winner: Be The Match with PadillaCRT – Inspiring Congressional Support of a Life-Saving Cause  Sometimes it’s easy to forget that public relations is more than bolstering brands and gaining publicity for clients. That is, sometimes… Continued

2013 Platinum Hall of Fame Inductees

October 15th, 2013 by

PR News celebrated the 2013 inductees into its Platinum Hall of Fame at the Platinum PR Awards luncheon on Oct. 15, 2013 at New York’s Grand Hyatt. The Platinum Hall of Fame honors campaigns that… Continued

2013 Platinum PR Awards: Green PR

October 15th, 2013 by

Winner: Porter Novelli – HP Environmental Leadership Campaign In 1987, HP began recycling hardware and has since recovered over 2.3 billion pounds of electronics and supplies for recycling. For the HP Environmental Leadership campaign, HP… Continued

2013 Platinum PR Awards: Cause-Related Marketing

October 15th, 2013 by

Winner: Taylor on behalf of Allstate – Allstate’s Once is Never Enough Program (a.k.a. the O.N.E. Program) With its Once is Never Enough Program, Allstate and partner Taylor have taken the “you’re in good hands”… Continued

2013 Platinum PR Awards: PSA

October 15th, 2013 by

Winner: Bristol-Myers Squibb with Ogilvy Public Relations – Men and Melanoma: The Unexposed Target Raising awareness can sometimes be the best measure for prevention and early detection of several diseases. Ogilvy and Bristol-Myers Squibb agrees,… Continued

PR Insider: Be A Change Agent, Not Just a PR Agent

October 15th, 2013 by

Here are two examples of how I leveraged my skills and experiences as a public relations professional to successfully influence public policy—all without getting paid a dime for my time or worrying about which clients may be offended by my stand.