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Exploring CSR in China: Its History and Current Trends

CSR in China has, like almost everything in the country, has evolved astonishingly fast. In the early days, 30 years ago when China opened to the west, foreign companies came mainly for profits or to … | MORE »

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Screening Job Candidates on Social Networks

According to a nationwide survey of employers conducted by CareerBuilder.com, 22% of hiring managers use social networking sites to research job candidates, up from 11% in 2006.  Additional findings include: •    9% of hiring managers … | MORE »

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 Podcasting Still Waiting in the Wings

As gadgets with digital audio capabilities proliferate, podcast downloading continues to increase, according to August 2008 research conducted by Pew Internet & American Life Project. In 2006, Pew reported that popular podcast directory Podcast Alley … | MORE »

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How to Communicate With an Ombudsman

Communications executives have an increasing number of tools in their arsenals with the advent of digital media. These are in addition to their old reliable media pitching techniques. While all of these options make media … | MORE »

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Armstrong, Brangelina Top List of Most Influential A-List Celebs

According to a new survey from First Call, a division of sports and entertainment agency Octagon, McLean, Va., Tour de France champion and sports icon Lance Armstrong tops the list of most influential A-list celebrity … | MORE »

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Courting Media for your Green News

In this cynical age, it’s very easy for media to dismiss or disparage CSR news exclusives and releases as “soft,” highly prejudicial information that do little but act as advertorials. For PR and marketing professionals … | MORE »

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Adding ‘Environmental’ to Your Corporate Responsibility Efforts

It’s time to add environmental stewardship to a company’s CSR metrics. For a company to truly be an exemplary corporate citizen, it must embrace both the social and environmental—as the two are inextricably linked. CSER, … | MORE »

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The Case for Virtual Agencies

In 1992, when our boutique agency was founded, we hung up a virtual shingle. At the time, this type of storefront was viewed as the opposite of commercial success. Most competitors and prospects alike assumed … | MORE »

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CSR: Not So Global A Movement After All

The CSR movement, or at least the hard-core activists who are its loudest voice, seem to have been on a mission to save the world one step at a time. Problem is, they seem to … | MORE »

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The Revolution in Global Public Health

The world of global public health has changed dramatically in the past decade. For long-time practitioners and advocates, the field is almost unrecognizable. Consider: in the years 1990 to 1992 only 10 articles in The … | MORE »

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