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7 Points to Consider When Your Brand Gets Involved in Social Issues

August 4th, 2015 by

Your brand’s social or political action is likely to catch the attention of the audiences that care about you the most—and those who don’t. Are you prepared to respond quickly and responsibly if questions come up?

CVS’ Cigarette Announcement Advances CSR Through Communications

April 9th, 2014 by

CVS Caremark’s recent decision to stop selling tobacco products is a great example of how brands can use communications to build awareness of their CSR efforts.

PR Insider: Internal Communications In Periods of Rapid Growth

December 23rd, 2013 by

Rapid growth is a great problem for a company to have, but it remains a challenge for corporate communicators. Learn to adapt to your new situation and keep employees in the loop.

How to Get Employee Buy-In for Your CSR Program

November 7th, 2013 by

We hear it from senior PR and marketing executives time and again: The most effective CSR programs are those that have solid buy-in from the rank-and file (as opposed to aligning the brand to a cause that’s close to the CEO, but no one else in-house).

U.S. Brands Questioned in Bangladesh Factory Collapse

April 26th, 2013 by

Traditional media and social media alike were churning this morning with reports and commentary on the collapse Wednesday of an eight-story garment factory building in Savar, a suburb of the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka. And… Continued

Earth Day Report: The Environment is Just Part of Your Sustainability Story

April 22nd, 2013 by

With the marketplace for sustainability stories more crowded than ever, PR counselors and sustainability leaders must become more strategic to get theirs noticed.

Be Transparent: 3 Tips For PR Pros to Avoid Greenwashed Product Claims

April 3rd, 2013 by

The majority of consumers are ready to punish brands who aren’t honest about their environmental claims, according to a new Cone Communications study.