Jessica Placencia
Marketing Manager
PR News

PR News' CSR Awards Finalists Announced; Winners Will Be Revealed at the
CSR & Nonprofit Awards Luncheon on March 20 in D.C.
The CSR Awards finalists represent the professionals driving successful, inspiring and impactful corporate social responsibility initiatives. PR News will commend their successes at an awards luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. January 10, 2018—PR News unveiled the list of CSR Award finalists and will highlight their achievements at an awards luncheon on March 20 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The luncheon will celebrate the agencies that made the Agency A-List, the Corporate Professionals of the Year, and announce the winners in each campaign category including the best in blogging, employee relations, media relations, cause branding, philanthropy communications and more.

Finalists include professionals at the following organizations:

  • 21st Century Fox
  • AbbVie
  • Aflac
  • AkzoNobel
  • Allison+Partners
  • American Cleaning Institute (ACI)
  • APCO Worldwide
  • Ascension
  • Bechtel Corporation
  • Benjamin Moore & Co.
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York
  • Bozell
  • Brickfish
  • Brownstein Group
  • Burson Marsteller
  • Business + Social Purpose
  • California State Teachers' Retirement System
  • Capital Power
  • Church Pension Group
  • Cisco
  • Cone Communications
  • CRI
  • Dell
  • Dini von Mueffling Communications
  • Disney
  • Edelman
  • Elizabeth Christian Public Relations
  • ESPN
  • Essencius
  • Experian
  • FleishmanHillard
  • Food Lion
  • Four Leaf Public Relations LLC
  • G&S Business Communications
  • GCI Health
  • Golin
  • Havas PR
  • Henry Schein, Inc.
  • Holcim Philippines, Inc.
  • HP Inc.
  • Huhtamaki, Inc.
  • iHeartMedia
  • InkHouse


  • Intrepid Travel
  • JetBlue
  • Junior Achievement
  • KPMG
  • LaForce
  • M Booth
  • ManpowerGroup
  • Marina Maher Communications
  • Medela Cares
  • Mercedes-Benz USA
  • MetLife
  • Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • Moxie & Delta Air Lines
  • Nebo
  • NFL
  • Oracle Corporate Citizenship
  • OTM Partners
  • P&G + MBIB
  • Pacific Dental Services
  • PepsiCo, Inc.
  • PerkinElmer
  • Porter Novelli
  • PwC
  • Raytheon
  • RF|Binder
  • SAP North America
  • Spin Master
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • The Kroger Co.
  • The Mathews Group
  • The Siren Agency
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Topgolf
  • TransUnion
  • Turk TelekomValley Forge Tourism & Convention Board
  • VOX Global
  • VSC Consulting
  • Weber Shandwick
  • WWE




View the finalists online at: 

In addition to celebrating the CSR Award finalists, PR News will also honor the Nonprofit Award finalists. Event guests will enjoy a reception, a three-course meal and ample time to connect with leading professionals in the communications field. The awards luncheon event is open to all professionals and individual tickets along with tables of 10 are available for purchase. Organizations can purchase a Celebration Package, which includes a table of 10 with priority seating, a half-page ad in the program guide, two bottles of champagne and an extra award for winners and honorable mentions.

For questions regarding the PR People Awards, contact Jessica Placencia at For awards luncheon sponsorship inquiries, contact Katie Sullivan at

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