Corporate Responsibility

PR News Announces Winners of 2013 PR Agency Elite Awards

September 10th, 2013 by

PR News on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its PR Agency Elite Awards at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The awards set benchmarks of excellence in client PR efforts, as PR agencies were recognized for their work in 23 practice areas.

2013 PR Agency Elite Awards: Marketing to Latinos

September 10th, 2013 by

Winner: Biosector 2 After his father, José Secada, succumbed to hepatitis C in 2011, Grammy Award-winning singer Jon Secada announced that he was participating in Hepatitis C-Toca El Tema, which translates to “to touch the… Continued

2013 PR Agency Elite Awards: Community Relations/Volunteer Programs

September 10th, 2013 by

Winner: Waggener Edstrom Worldwide Waggener Edstrom Worldwide has a longstanding commitment to contributing up to 1% annually of its total fee revenue to communities. But in 2012 Waggener Edstrom took its charitable efforts up a… Continued

2013 PR Agency Elite Awards: Marketing to Women

September 10th, 2013 by

Winner: Marina Maher Communications Marina Maher Communications was behind one of the most iconic, not to mention pro-women, campaigns to come out of the London 2012 Olympics: P&G’s “Thank You Mom” campaign. According to research… Continued

2013 PR Agency Elite Awards: Promotion of Firm

September 10th, 2013 by

Co-Winner: MWW When MWW founder, CEO and president Michael Kempner in 2010 spearheaded a management led buy-out from the Interpublic Group of Companies, the decision caused a surge of interest in the East Rutherford, N.J.-based… Continued

2013 PR Agency Elite Awards: Cause/CSR

September 10th, 2013 by

Winner: Cone Communications Boston-based Cone Communications specializes in corporate social responsibility, or CSR, which in the last several years has been creeping toward the top of the consumer agenda. A majority of Americans not only… Continued

2013 PR Agency Elite Awards: Advocacy

September 10th, 2013 by

Winner: Fraser Communications The mantra at Fraser Communications is “doing well by doing good.” For the past 14 years the PR agency has worked on advocacy campaigns in multiple areas, ranging from early literacy to… Continued

3 Critical PR Fundamentals for When Campaigns Cover Unusual Subjects

September 3rd, 2013 by

Indira Abidin has experience tackling PR campaigns rooted in topics not discussed in polite society. Read some takeaways from her work on “World Toilet Day.”

Bad News for Fast Food Corporations

August 29th, 2013 by

Reports have surfaced that a massive fast food protest will be staged next week around the country. Employees from McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Burger King are all expected to walk out of their jobs to voice concerns about poor treatment and unlivable wages.

Case Study: Nestle Waters North America Looks to Reinvent Recycling By Promoting Value of Extended Producer Responsibility

August 19th, 2013 by

The U.S. recycling rate has been holding at a paltry 34% for the past few years, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. What’s more, recyclable materials that are worth billions of dollars are still ending up in landfills each year.