Corporate Responsibility

Cause Branding Best Practices

April 20th, 2009 by

When A&E Network launched its “Recovery Project” cause-branding campaign in 2008, its executives, along with those at agency partner Civic Entertainment Group, had to overcome the challenge of de-stigmatizing addiction. Thanks to their integrated marketing… Continued

Carpet One PR Campaign Takes the Workhorse of Philanthropy and Gives It New Legs  

April 16th, 2009 by

It takes nothing away from the dreadful disease to say that breast cancer has become the workhorse of the philanthropic world. If a pink ribbon will stick to it, it’s been stuck. Sales from the… Continued

Building a Sustainable Workforce; Green Benefits Your Company, Your People And Your World

April 15th, 2009 by

The days when it seemed like sustainability and green practices might be a passing fad have come and gone. Going green has evolved to “living green” and turned into a movement that is backed up… Continued

How CSR Can Have the Opposite Effect

April 13th, 2009 by

This Valentine’s day, I enjoyed a corporate love-in. I was fortunate enough to attend my fourth annual Business in the Community (BITC) conference in six years. It is always fascinating to hear what the leaders… Continued

Many Companies Plan to Increase Sustainability

April 8th, 2009 by

When it comes to investing in sustainable business behaviors and programs, more than half of corporate marketers and communicators believe that their organizations will increase their involvement in environmental sustainability initiatives during the next two… Continued

Despite Recession, American Consumers Still Buying Green

April 7th, 2009 by

Even during a bad economy, more American consumers are buying green products, says a new study commissioned by Green Seal Inc. and EnviroMedia Social Marketing, conducted by Opinion Research Corporation. The study, dubbed the 2009… Continued

At Nickelodeon Magazine, More Than Just the Slime Is Green

April 1st, 2009 by

Every second, a tree in the United States is logged to produce magazine paper, resulting in 35 million trees being cut down each year. Our industry pollutes the air and contaminates the water, and we… Continued

8 PR Tips for Green Entrepreneurs

March 31st, 2009 by

Many eco-entrepreneurs start their advertising spending in the P.R. arena. Typical P.R. which focuses sending press releases to and eliciting media coverage from mainstream media, established newspapers, magazines and broadcast stations (radio and TV) is… Continued

Doing Well and Doing Good with Green Businesses

March 30th, 2009 by

Conventional wisdom says that you can’t have it all, that you have to choose. You can’t have your cake and eat it too, or so they say. This is the basic thinking of those who… Continued

Six Fundraising Remedies in a Bad Economy

March 25th, 2009 by

All nonprofits are feeling a pinch these days, but it is the small, local or regional charities dependent on large annual gifts that are really experiencing the pain. Before reaching for the Advil, consider the… Continued