Corporate Responsibility

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

Seven Ways You Can Leverage Cause Marketing For Your Company

March 24th, 2009 by

Following are seven ways you can use cause related marketing to benefit your company:  Pick an appropriate cause. Consider not only a cause’s appeal, but is capacity to support your effort. It may be that… Continued

Case Study: A Dose of Art, In-Depth Market Research & Aggressive Media Outreach Combine to Fight Diabetes

March 23rd, 2009 by

Company: Eli Lilly and Company Agency: Manning Selvage & Lee Timeframe: 2007-ongoing How can a chronic illness inspire? How does an illness connect to millions worldwide? How can one story directly impact another? Following the… Continued

Eight Ways to Launch a New Green Product or Company

March 23rd, 2009 by

In order to successfully launch a new “green” product or company, the following eight steps might be helpful: 1. Pick from the Top Ten Environmental Issues for one(s) you are most passionate about. 2. Build… Continued

Six Ways NOT to Green Your Business

March 18th, 2009 by

Green businesses are booming, showing consistent double digit growth in important industries like solar power, wind power, and organic food that are emerging as the biggest opportunities of our time. As it grows rapidly the… Continued

Ten Lessons to Communicate Sustainability

March 17th, 2009 by

According to a recent survey by KPMG, annual reports on corporate social responsibility is on the rise—…"corporate responsibility reporting has gone mainstream—nearly 80% of the largest 250 companies worldwide issued reports, up from about 50… Continued