Corporate Responsibility


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Integrating CSR Messages Into Your Business’ Communications Plan

Communications professionals don’t necessarily lie, but they sure can be deceptive—especially when it comes to messaging surrounding corporate social responsibility (CSR) and green initiatives. And who can blame them? Consumer skepticism of green advertising abounds … | MORE »

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What You Need to Know about Greenwashing

Environmental issues are rarely out of the news these days with more and more people rapidly becoming aware of the role we each play in using (and sometimes abusing), the planet’s resources. Accepting this ethical … | MORE »

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Leveraging the Power of Colleague Engagement

Whether you work for a small business or a Fortune 500 corporation, your company is likely to leverage feedback from employees in order to grow and succeed. When launching new products, good companies engage their … | MORE »

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Ten Rules for Maintaining Good Nonprofit/Corporate Partnerships

Kristian Darigan, VP of cause marketing of Cone, Inc. says that her firm often relies on a “Partnership Bill of Rights” when inaugurating partnerships between companies and nonprofits. These rules often help steer the relationship … | MORE »

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Severing Ties When a Corporate Partnership Goes Awry

As with personal unions that dissolve due to irreconcilable differences, a permanent, official breaking off of relations is usually the only recourse when a corporate partnership with a cause or charity turns out to be … | MORE »

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Americans Misunderstand Environmental Marketing Catchwords, says Study

According to the 2008 Green Gap Survey conducted by conducted by Cone LLC and The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, Americans misunderstand key phrases commonly used in environmental marketing and advertising. As a result, … | MORE »

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AIG Unveils 2007 Corporate Responsibility Report

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has just released its second report on corporate responsibility, "Putting our Strength Behind Sustainability", which focuses on long-term sustainability and illustrates how AIG’s Vision and Values guide the company’s approach … | MORE »

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Cause Marketing: Understand What You’re Doing

When you’re conceptualizing or implementing a cause marketing campaign, it’s important to understand what type of campaign it is. This is key to giving it context and insight on how you will position the program … | MORE »

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Corporate Philanthropy Reflected Beyond the Bottom Line

In the wake of the scandals that rocked the U.S. corporate community in the early part of this decade, corporate social responsibility has moved from catch phrase to cachet, each day becoming more ingrained in … | MORE »

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Before Writing the Check

    Before agreeing to support a nonprofit organization, Magnolia Hotels does its homework. The Denver-based company makes sure the partnership is a good fit – for both parties.     “When choosing to partner with an … | MORE »

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