PR News' CSR & Nonprofit Awards Luncheon

Now Accepting 2019 Entries:

Early Deadline:
October 12, 2018

Extended Deadline:
October 19, 2018

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PR News Announces Winners of 2018 CSR & Nonprofit Awards

On March 20, PR News celebrated the communicators that work hard to make the world a better place via corporate social responsibility and nonprofit initiatives. The awards luncheon, which took place at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., featured countless inspirational campaigns and stories, plus a moving keynote from Bob Filbin, Chief Data Scientist at the Crisis Text Line. Get to know the honorees and winners below!

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CSR Hall of Fame

Agency CSR A-List

CSR Professionals of the Year

CSR Awards Winners

Annual Report CSR

Honorable Mentions

Annual Report CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • iHeartMedia2016 Impact Report
  • DellAnnual Update on Our 2020 Legacy of Good Plan
  • National Football LeagueBeyond the Game
  • The Clorox Company and CRIClorox 2017 Integrated Annual Report
Winner

Blog – CSR CSR

Honorable Mention

Blog – CSR CSR

Honorable Mention
  • 21st Century FoxSocial Impact Blog
Winner

Cause Branding Campaign CSR

Winner: Battle of the Sexes Donation Campaign
21st Century Fox
Honorable Mentions

Cause Branding Campaign CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • MetLifeMultipliers of Prosperity
  • RaytheonNow You See Us: Elevating the Raytheon Brand to Arizona State Leader Communities
  • BozellSioux Honey Share a Little Sweetness Tour
  • Turk TelekomTalking Paintings Exhibiton
  • WalgreensRed Nose Day
Winner

Community Affairs CSR

Honorable Mentions

Community Affairs CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • MetLife IncHacking Human Behavior
  • Honeywell Hometown SolutionsHoneywell Educators at Space Academy
  • AkzoNobelHuman Cities Initiative North America
  • KPMGRead to Succeed
  • Teva PharmaceuticalsTeva Tov
  • Food LionThe Great Pantry Makeover: 60 Pantries for 60 Years
  • WalgreensWalgreens Combats Opioid Abuse Epidemic
  • WWE
Winner

Community Affairs CSR

Co-Winner: We Still Believe
Food Lion
Honorable Mentions

Community Affairs CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • MetLife IncHacking Human Behavior
  • Honeywell Hometown SolutionsHoneywell Educators at Space Academy
  • AkzoNobelHuman Cities Initiative North America
  • KPMGRead to Succeed
  • Teva PharmaceuticalsTeva Tov
  • Food LionThe Great Pantry Makeover: 60 Pantries for 60 Years
  • WalgreensWalgreens Combats Opioid Abuse Epidemic
  • WWE
Winner

Corporate-Community Partnership CSR

Winner: Latin Code Week
SAP & JA Americas
Honorable Mentions

Corporate-Community Partnership CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • Moxie & Delta Air LinesChanging the World Together
  • Honeywell Hometown Solutions & Safe Water Network: India
  • Summer City Fitness Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York
Winner

Corporation (less than 25,000 employees) CSR

Winner: WWE
Honorable Mentions

Corporation (less than 25,000 employees) CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • Porter Novelli, BBDO, Mastermind MarketingBayer North American Bee Care Program
  • Aflac, FleishmanHillard and KWINo ducking the disconnect: Aflac gets serious about corporate perception gap
Winner

Corporation (more than 25,000 employees) CSR

Honorable Mentions

Corporation (more than 25,000 employees) CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • RaytheonCyber in the Workforce
  • ManpowerGroupDoing Well By Doing Good
  • OracleOracle Corporate Citizenship
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • The Kroger CompanyZero Hunger │ Zero Waste
Winner

CSR on a Shoestring CSR

Winner: Moore Pride @ Work with YouthBuild USA
Benjamin Moore & Co.
Honorable Mentions

CSR on a Shoestring CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • AbbVie and Illinois Science & Technology Institute STEM Mentor Challenge
  • Medela Cares
Winner

Diversity Communications CSR

Winner: Creating a National Movement to End The Need to Have “The Talk”
Procter & Gamble’s My Black Is Beautiful
Honorable Mentions

Diversity Communications CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • HP Inc.Business Powered by Diversity
  • PwCCEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™
  • AscensionVoicing the Unique Health Care Needs of the African-American Community
Winner

Employee Relations CSR

Honorable Mentions

Employee Relations CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • Teva PharmaceuticalsCommunity Partnership Program
  • TransUnionEngaging Employees in GoodWorks@TU
  • Huhtamaki, Inc. Save The Dream Scholarship Program
  • Food LionThe Great Pantry Makeover: 60 Pantries for 60 Years
Winner

Environmental Stewardship CSR

Winner: Zero Hunger │ Zero Waste
The Kroger Company
Honorable Mentions

Environmental Stewardship CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • 21st Century FoxBefore the Flood
  • California State Teachers' Retirement System Global Stewardship at Work: 2015-16 GRI Report
  • Metropolitan Water District of Southern California H2Love: Making Conservation a California Way of Life
Winner

Media Relations – CSR CSR

Co-Winner: Eastern Bank Join Us For Good Campaign Launch
Cone Communications
Honorable Mentions

Media Relations – CSR CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • Dini von Mueffling Communications #ClickWithCompassion
  • Procter & Gamble’s My Black Is BeautifulCreating a National Movement to End The Need to Have “The Talk”
  • Intrepid Travel Leading the Way in Responsible Tourism
  • Allison+Partners Samsung Solve for Tomorrow
  • RF|BinderThe Joy in Childhood Foundation Brings a “Day of Joy” to New York
  • Four Leaf Public Relations LLC and the Outdoor Power Equipment InstituteTurfMutt "High Paws" The Living Landscape
Winner

Media Relations – CSR CSR

Co-Winner: Evan PSA
Dini von Mueffling Communications
Honorable Mentions

Media Relations – CSR CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • Dini von Mueffling Communications #ClickWithCompassion
  • Procter & Gamble’s My Black Is BeautifulCreating a National Movement to End The Need to Have “The Talk”
  • Intrepid Travel Leading the Way in Responsible Tourism
  • Allison+Partners Samsung Solve for Tomorrow
  • RF|BinderThe Joy in Childhood Foundation Brings a “Day of Joy” to New York
  • Four Leaf Public Relations LLC and the Outdoor Power Equipment InstituteTurfMutt "High Paws" The Living Landscape
Winner

Nonprofit/Corporate Partnership CSR

Honorable Mentions

Nonprofit/Corporate Partnership CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • SAP North America AdVenture Capital
  • JetBlue/Together We RiseCelebrating Charles E. Taylor Day
  • Moxie & Delta Air LinesChanging the World Together
  • Bechtel Corporation Dream Big: Engineering Our World
  • GolinLas Vegas Sands Tackles Homelessness in its Hometown
  • M BoothReady, set, share! Johnson & Johnson Ignites Global Moms Relay for Family Health
  • ESPN Shred Hate Campaign
  • Food LionThe Great Pantry Makeover: 60 Pantries for 60 Years
  • Essencius The Pandora Christmas Workshop
Winner

Philanthropy Communications CSR

Honorable Mentions

Philanthropy Communications CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • GCI Health on behalf of PfizerPfizer Uses “Individual Voices” to Bring CSR Programs to Life
  • Phillips 66Providing Energy, Improving Lives during Hurricane Harvey
  • Food LionThe Great Pantry Makeover: 60 Pantries for 60 Years
  • Food LionWe Still Believe
Winner

Pro Bono Campaign CSR

Winner: FH4Inclusion
FleishmanHillard
Honorable Mention

Pro Bono Campaign CSR

Honorable Mention
  • InkHouseSister March: Building A Movement
Winner

Social Good CSR

Honorable Mentions

Social Good CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • Aflac Holiday Helpers Give $50,000 to Families in Need
  • FleishmanHillardFH4Inclusion
  • PepsiCo, Inc. Food for Good
  • Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board Freedom from Hunger Drive
  • GolinLas Vegas Sands Tackles Homelessness in its Hometown
  • LinkedInLIFG Veterans #HonorOurFuture
  • VSC Consulting Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology 2017 Pan-Africa Expansion
  • Marina Maher CommunicationsMerck for Mothers, All for Mothers
  • Spin Master The Toy Movement
  • WWE
Winner

Social Good CSR

Honorable Mentions

Social Good CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • Aflac Holiday Helpers Give $50,000 to Families in Need
  • FleishmanHillardFH4Inclusion
  • PepsiCo, Inc. Food for Good
  • Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board Freedom from Hunger Drive
  • GolinLas Vegas Sands Tackles Homelessness in its Hometown
  • LinkedInLIFG Veterans #HonorOurFuture
  • VSC Consulting Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology 2017 Pan-Africa Expansion
  • Marina Maher CommunicationsMerck for Mothers, All for Mothers
  • Spin Master The Toy Movement
  • WWE
Winner

Social Media Campaign CSR

Honorable Mentions

Social Media Campaign CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • 21st Century FoxBefore the Flood
  • Marina Maher CommunicationsMerck for Mothers, All for Mothers
  • ESPN Shred Hate Campaign
Winner

Social Media Communications CSR

Winner: Merck for Mothers, All for Mothers
Marina Maher Communications
Honorable Mentions

Social Media Communications CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • OTM Partners and NACSConvenience Cares
  • Brickfish & The Hertz Corporation#HertzHelps: Social Media for Disaster Relief
  • Aflac The Power to Do Good
Winner

Stakeholder Engagement CSR

Winner: Road to Recovery: Emerging from the Storm
Henry Schein, Inc.
Honorable Mentions

Stakeholder Engagement CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • MetLife Inclusion Plus: A Global Competition for Social Ventures in the Financial Inclusion Industry
  • Texas Mutual Insurance CompanyTXM for Texas
Winner

Sustainability/CSR Report CSR

Honorable Mentions

Sustainability/CSR Report CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • American Cleaning Institute American Cleaning Institute
  • Capital PowerWe're Moving Forward
  • Experian
  • JetBlue
  • PepsiCo, Inc.
  • PerkinElmer
Winner

Sustainability/CSR Report CSR

Honorable Mentions

Sustainability/CSR Report CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • American Cleaning Institute American Cleaning Institute
  • Capital PowerWe're Moving Forward
  • Experian
  • JetBlue
  • PepsiCo, Inc.
  • PerkinElmer
Winner

Video Initiatives CSR

Honorable Mentions

Video Initiatives CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • ManpowerGroupDoing Well By Doing Good
  • Mercedes-Benz USAGreatness Lives Here
  • Church Pension GroupHome Sweet Home: Doing Good While Doing Well
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
Winner

Volunteer Program CSR

Honorable Mentions

Volunteer Program CSR

Honorable Mentions
  • AbbVie Gives Back: Week of Possibilities
  • Franchising Raytheon’s MathMovesU Day
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals National Corporate Partner of Volunteers in Medicine
  • Pacific Dental Services®Smile Generation® Serve Day 2017
  • Teva PharmaceuticalsTeva Tov
  • Spin Master The Toy Movement
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
Winner

Nonprofit Awards Winners

Corporate/Nonprofit Partnership Nonprofit

Winner: Home is the Key 2017
Porter Novelli Atlanta and Habitat for Humanity
Honorable Mentions

Corporate/Nonprofit Partnership Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions
  • Ascension Chess Program Empowers Students in the Face of Adversity
  • Brinker International, Inc.Maggiano's/Make-A-Wish
Winner

Event PR Nonprofit

Honorable Mention

Event PR Nonprofit

Honorable Mention
  • Ann Arbor SPARK
Winner

Employee/Internal Communications Nonprofit

Honorable Mention

Employee/Internal Communications Nonprofit

Honorable Mention
  • Milton Hershey School2020 Vision
Winner

Nonprofit Blog Nonprofit

Winner: Building Better Lives in Guatemala
Counterpart International
Honorable Mentions

Nonprofit Blog Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions
  • Indiana University HealthIU Health News Hub
  • Milton Hershey SchoolProfessionals Blog
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit PlansWord On Benefits Blog
Winner

Web Site Nonprofit

Winner: The Safe Cheesemaking Hub
American Cheese Society
Honorable Mentions

Web Site Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions
  • CompTIACyberseek.org
  • McCabe Message PartnersNational Center for Complex Health and Social Needs
  • Purchase College, SUNY purchase.edu
Winner

Video and/or Podcast Program Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions

Video and/or Podcast Program Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions
  • Ogilvy #I'm not a good teacher# for promotion of ICPJS
  • Georgetown University Center on Education and the WorkforceLatino Education and Economic Progress: Running Faster but Falling Behind Video
  • Red Couch Stories and Encore Public Relations - Ronald McDonald House- Rochester, MNLove Tremendously Hope Exceedingly
Winner

Social Responsibility Campaign/Initiatives Nonprofit

Winner: Oxygen to Fly
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Honorable Mentions

Social Responsibility Campaign/Initiatives Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee - MP&F Public RelationsCount It! Lock It! Drop It! Campaign
  • KCETLink Media Group Earth Focus Summer of the Environment
  • Agency 451 Greater Boston Food Bank: Hunger Action Month 2017
  • Ogilvy #I'm not a good teacher# for promotion of ICPJS
  • National Beer Wholesalers Association Life Service Award
  • Effect Burson-MarstellerProject Sunshine
  • ARCOR Foundation School in Movement Program - Better on the Move Campaign
Winner

Social Media Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions

Social Media Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions
  • Share Our Strength – No Kid Hungry#HANGRY campaign
  • Princeton HealthCare System
Winner

Public Service Announcement Nonprofit

Winner: Join the Fight
United Way Worldwide
Honorable Mention

Public Service Announcement Nonprofit

Honorable Mention
  • OgilvyThe Lisa Colagrossi Foundation: Shedding Light on Brain Aneurysms
Winner

Public Affairs/Issues Management Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions
  • Partnership for Public Service Center for Presidential Transition
  • Tax Analysts Global Perspectives on Tax Reform
  • American Medical Association Putting Patients Before Politics in the National Health Reform Debate
Winner

PR on a Shoestring Budget Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions

PR on a Shoestring Budget Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions
  • National Beer Wholesalers AssociationFollow Your Beer
  • Charity NavigatorHot Topic: Disaster Communications
  • The MetroHealth SystemKnow the Risks
  • McCabe Message Partners PRSkinSerious
Winner

PR on a Shoestring Budget Nonprofit

Co-Winner: Tragedy to Triumph – One Boy's Story
Indiana University Health
Honorable Mentions

PR on a Shoestring Budget Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions
  • National Beer Wholesalers AssociationFollow Your Beer
  • Charity NavigatorHot Topic: Disaster Communications
  • The MetroHealth SystemKnow the Risks
  • McCabe Message Partners PRSkinSerious
Winner

Natural Disaster Communications Nonprofit

Honorable Mention
  • Charity NavigatorHot Topic: Disaster Communications
Winner

Member Communications Nonprofit

Honorable Mention

Member Communications Nonprofit

Honorable Mention
  • McCabe Message Partners PRSkinSerious
Winner

Media Relations – Nonprofit Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions

Media Relations – Nonprofit Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions
  • The TASC GroupFund It, Fix It, Make It Fair: The Campaign to Improve Public Transit and Defend Transportation Workers’ Rights in the DC Metro Area
  • JED Foundation and MakovskyPutting a Spotlight on Teen Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
Winner

Marketing Nonprofit

Winner: Hurricane Harvey Appeal
CompTIA
Honorable Mention

Marketing Nonprofit

Honorable Mention
  • DC Public LibrarygoDigital
Winner

Fundraising and Philanthropy Communications Nonprofit

Winner: Home is the Key 2017
Porter Novelli Atlanta and Habitat for Humanity
Honorable Mention

Fundraising and Philanthropy Communications Nonprofit

Honorable Mention
  • Kenneth Rainin FoundationTurning Points: 2016
Winner

External Publication or Report Nonprofit

Winner: Power Up Hong Kong
Annual Report 2015/16 – Hong Kong Tourism Board
Honorable Mentions

External Publication or Report Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions
  • Edelman2017 Global Estimates on Modern Slavery
  • American Cleaning Institute and CooperKatz & CoFoundations for Transformation: 2017 American Cleaning Institute Sustainability Report
Winner

Digital PR and Marketing Nonprofit

Winner: Meet Me at the Park Earth Month Campaign
National Recreation and Park Association
Honorable Mention

Digital PR and Marketing Nonprofit

Honorable Mention
  • DC Public LibrarygoDigital
Winner

Crisis Management Nonprofit

Honorable Mention

Crisis Management Nonprofit

Honorable Mention
  • Riverside Unified School DistrictCastle View Elementary School Crisis Communications
Winner

Branding/Re-Branding Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions

Branding/Re-Branding Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions
  • Jhpiego
  • GMMBNutrition International
  • ECMC GroupZenith Education Group Introduces a New Path to Skills-Based Education
Winner

Annual Publication or Brochure Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions

Annual Publication or Brochure Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions
  • Educational AlliancePassport to Downtown Manhattan
  • Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy2017 Report to the Community
  • American Cleaning Institute and CooperKatz & CoFoundations for Transformation: 2017 American Cleaning Institute Sustainability Report
Winner

Advocacy Campaign and Lobbying Efforts Nonprofit

Winner: This is Hunger
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger
Honorable Mentions

Advocacy Campaign and Lobbying Efforts Nonprofit

Honorable Mentions
  • American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Physicians, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Osteopathic Association, American Psychiatric AssociationAdvocating for Access to Care: Frontline Physicians Unite
  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles Don't Lose Sight of Children: Saving Pediatric Health Care and the Affordable Care Act
  • McCabe Message PartnersInfantile Spasms Awareness Week 2016
  • NACE InternationalDr. Rusty Von Rust Campaign
  • National Recreation and Park AssociationPark Champion Initiative
  • Save the Children Action NetworkCampaign to Expand Full-Day Kindergarten in New Hampshire
Winner

Nonprofit Team of the Year Nonprofit

Honorable Mention

Nonprofit Team of the Year Nonprofit

Honorable Mention
  • DC Public LibrarygoDigital
Winner

Nonprofit Communicator of the Year Nonprofit

Honorable Mention

Nonprofit Communicator of the Year Nonprofit

Honorable Mention
  • Monique Morrow - The Humanized Internet
Winner

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