In a single day we saw an impossibly high example of environmental-purpose PR and potentially some horrendous greenwashing.
Corporate Social Responsibility
It’s not a surprise people prefer working for companies that care about the same issues they do. A recent PWC study found that’s the case with nearly 90% of workers. It’s ideal when employees use… Continued
In mid-August, Congress approved President Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which includes $369 billion in investments for climate change and related issues. IRA’s arguably the largest climate bill in the country’s history. As a result, PR pros are wondering what IRA means, both for companies that have undertaken environmental activities and those getting started.
Communicators at the NFL, NFLPA and Cleveland Browns must address stakeholders upset over Deshaun Watson’s six-game suspension.
Taking a stand on a political issue doesn’t define corporate values. Instead, data show values is a company acting on its beliefs.
Give props to Page (Arthur W. Page Society) for its just-released report “Stakeholder Capitalism and ESG: A Guide for Communication Leaders.” It’s transparent. “This is meant to be a study guide, not a white paper,”… Continued
On June 24 the U.S. Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, ending federal constitutional protections for abortions and signaling many companies to release statements about employee health protections.
Greenpeace activists acknowledged the climate hypocrisy at Cannes, where many ad and PR agencies continue to work with fossil fuel clients.
Creating a well-known, successful brand takes more than monetary considerations. Cultivating a brand’s purpose is essential to make it identifiable and sustainable in the marketplace, according to Jo Ann Herold, Honey Baked Ham’s CMO. The… Continued
The public is tired. It’s tired of lip service from public figures, politicians and companies. It’s tired of hearing phrases like “thoughts and prayers,” or “we promise to…” What the public wants is change. Messaging without action will no longer cut it. Several organizations engage audiences to join them in effecting social change.